Trains from
Barcelona Sants to Madrid

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Barcelona Sants to Madrid route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time3h 22m
Trains per day18
Fare range€41-€197

First & last trains

First train departs at06:05
Last train departs at21:50

Fastest journey

Fastest route2h 36m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationBarcelona Sants
Destination StationMadrid

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

11:00
13:45
Barcelona Sants
Madrid
2h 45mDirect
12:00
15:10
Barcelona Sants
Madrid
3h 10mDirect
12:50
15:45
Barcelona Sants
Madrid
2h 55mDirect
13:25
16:10
Barcelona Sants
Madrid
2h 45mDirect
14:00
17:10
Barcelona Sants
Madrid
3h 10mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Barcelona Sants to Madrid start at €90.07 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€90.07
14 days
in advance
€96.60
Avg. single price
On the day
€106.91
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Barcelona Sants to Madrid?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Barcelona Sants to Madrid is €40.9. To buy train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Madrid for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Barcelona Sants to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between Barcelona Sants and Madrid is 3 hours and 22 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 36 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Barcelona Sants to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Barcelona Sants to Madrid?

The first train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid departs at 06:05. The last train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid departs at 21:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Barcelona Sants and Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona Sants to Madrid without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Barcelona Sants to Madrid. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Barcelona Sants?

By train, of course. See trains from Madrid to Barcelona Sants.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona Sants to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 16/07/2017 for travel on 12/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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