Trains from
Madrid to Barcelona Sants

Madrid to Barcelona Sants route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 00m
Trains per day25
Fare range€42-€255
First & last trains
First train departs at06:10
Last train departs at21:30
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 30m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationBarcelona Sants

Train times for Tue 26 Sep

11:30
14:40
Madrid
Barcelona Sants
3h 10mDirect
12:30
15:30
Madrid
Barcelona Sants
3h 00mDirect
13:25
16:24
Madrid
Barcelona Sants
2h 59mDirect
14:00
16:30
Madrid
Barcelona Sants
2h 30mDirect
14:30
17:21
Madrid
Barcelona Sants
2h 51mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Madrid to Barcelona Sants start at €88.60 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€88.60
14 days
in advance
€95.85
Avg. single price
On the day
€113.87
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Madrid to Barcelona Sants is €41.8. To buy train tickets from Madrid to Barcelona Sants 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 Madrid to Barcelona Sants by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Barcelona Sants is 3 hours and 0 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Barcelona Sants. 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 Madrid to Barcelona Sants?

The first train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants departs at 06:10. The last train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants departs at 21:30. 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 Madrid and Barcelona Sants?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Barcelona Sants without having to change trains. There are 25 direct trains from Madrid to Barcelona Sants. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Madrid?

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

  • *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 Madrid to Barcelona Sants for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/09/2017. 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 04/08/2017 for travel on 07/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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