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Travelers usually depart from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid Chamartín railway station, Madrid - Avenida de America, Madrid-Plaza Eliptica, or Madrid - Moncloa when they travel from Madrid to Barcelona. Book your trip to arrive at Barcelona–El Prat, Barcelona-Urgell, Barcelona-Placa de la Universitat, Barcelona - Estació del Nord, or Barcelona Placa Espanya. The distance between Madrid and Barcelona is 483 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Iberia Airlines, Air Europa, Vueling, Ryanair, and AeroMéxico. Madrid and Barcelona have 80 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights11111521-814

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Vueling on Mondays, and Thursdays.

Check-in for a flight from Madrid to Barcelona

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesUnknownNo
Air EuropaAEAUXYesUnknownNo
VuelingVLGVYNoUnknownNo
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightNo
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesUnknownNo

Travel tips & how to get from Madrid to Barcelona

There are 1 carriers operating bus and train services between Madrid and Barcelona. The cheapest price of a one-way ticket from Madrid to Barcelona is £28. Round trip fares cost between £47 at the lowest and £39 at most.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Barcelona?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Madrid and Barcelona takes around 1.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Madrid and Barcelona?

The flight distance between Madrid and Barcelona is 483 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Madrid and Barcelona?

Several carriers operate flights between Madrid and Barcelona. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Vueling, Iberia Airlines, Air Europa.

What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and London Stansted, Barcelona–El Prat, Lisbon Portela, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Frankfurt International Airport, Dublin, Gran Canaria, Porto, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Barcelona?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca, Málaga, Dublin, Tenerife-North, Gran Canaria, Marrakesh Menara, Porto, Brussels, Lanzarote, Ibiza, Seville.

What buses and trains depart from Madrid?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Madrid, including Renfe.

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