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Travelers usually depart from Barcelona–El Prat, Barcelona - Sants, Barcelona - Estació del Nord, Barcelona - Urgell, or Barcelona - Placa Catalunya when they travel from Barcelona to Madrid. Book your trip to arrive at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid - Puerto de Atocha, Madrid - Méndez Álvaro, Madrid - Avenida de America, or Madrid Chamartín railway station. The distance between Barcelona and Madrid is 483 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Iberia Airlines, Vueling, Air Europa, and Iberia Express. Barcelona and Madrid have 273 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Madrid, consider visiting Museo Del Prado, Segovia, and Plaza Mayor.

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Check-in for a flight from Barcelona to Madrid

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
Air EuropaAEAUXYesNo
Iberia ExpressIBSI2YesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Barcelona to Madrid?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Barcelona and Madrid takes around 1.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Barcelona and Madrid?
The flight distance between Barcelona and Madrid is 483 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Barcelona and Madrid?
Several carriers operate flights between Barcelona and Madrid. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Vueling, Iberia Airlines, Air Europa.
What are the most popular routes to and from Barcelona?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Barcelona and New York, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, London, Denver, Chicago, Rome, Paris, Tel Aviv, Dublin, Ibiza, Berlin, Washington, D.C., Palma, Majorca, Orlando, Seattle, Atlanta, Seville, Budapest.
What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Denver, Orlando, London, Paris, Seattle, Atlanta, Caracas, Mexico City, Tel Aviv, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Raleigh, Houston, Vienna.
What airports are near Barcelona?
The main airport in Barcelona is Barcelona–El Prat. It is also served by Barcelona–El Prat, Girona–Costa Brava, Reus, Béziers Cap d Agde, Perpignan–Rivesaltes, Carcassonne, Castellón–Costa Azahar, Lleida–Alguaire.
What airports are near Madrid?
The main airport in Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. It is also served by Valladolid, Salamanca.
What buses and trains depart from Barcelona?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Barcelona, including Renfe, AVLO.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Barcelona and Madrid?
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