Journey Name: Madrid to Barcelona (or vice versa)  |  Journey Duration: Scenic Day Trips
 
Overview:
Travel from Madrid to Barcelona with the high speed AVE trains in just under 3 hours. The train stations are easily accessible from the very centre of both cities combined with excellent service on board the train, it eliminates the need to travel to airports and fly. 
 
Train Departure Schedule :
2015
January - March
April - June
July - September
October - December
 
 
Journey Dates :
2015
AVE trains run daily ever hour in each direction. 
In peak hours, trains run every 30 minutes. 
 
Places Covered:
Guadalajara, Calatayud, Zaragoza, Lleida , Tarragona
 
Day to Day Itinerary:
Depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha. 
Arrive at Barcelona Sants. 
or
Depart from Barcelona Sants
Arrive at Madrid Puerta de Atocha
Non Stop Travel

It takes approximately 03 hours to travel between Madrid and Barcelona. 
 
Price:

Options

One Way

1st class

2nd class

Adult

EUR 185

EUR 110

Children

EUR 115

EUR 70

Seat Reservation

EUR 40

EUR 40

 
Inclusions:
  • Seat Fare & Reservation
 
Notes – Remarks:
Tickets for AVE trains can be part of a Europe Rail Pass or individual tickets for sectors can be purchased. Advance reservations are mandatory on AVE trains. It is possible for 2nd class Pass holders to travel in 'Preferente', when they pay the reservation and the difference of the fare between 'Preferente' and 'Turista'
 
Route Map
 
  • High Speed travel between Barcelona and Madrid 
  • Comfortable and convenient 
  • City centre to city centre avoiding cumbersome airports
  • Excellent service on board