For relatively short journeys like the one from Madrid to Barcelona, you could also choose to travel by carpooling, cheaper alternative, or by train, an ecological choice.
Despite being extremely cheap, the bus is also very slow and getting from Madrid to Barcelona by bus will take you a while. You could consider travelling by plane, getting low-cost tickets if you can book in advance.
Travelling by bus to Barcelona from Madrid: how many daily connections are there?
If you want to go from Madrid to Barcelona by bus, there is only one daily connection. Thus, please be very careful when you select your ticket. In addition, please arrive early enough at the bus station. Arriving at the station half an hour before the departure of the bus is strongly encouraged in order to take zero risk.
When are the buses of the line Madrid - Barcelona scheduled?
The average duration of the journey is 15 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest bus connections get you to Barcelona in 23 hours and 5 minutes. The first bus is scheduled at 00:09 and the last one at 18:07.
Which bus lines can take you from Madrid to Barcelona?
With FlixBus, ALSA Supra, ALSA and Alsa you will be able to travel trom Madrid to Barcelona by bus.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.