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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 43m
Trains per day23
Fare range€32.00 - €194.00
Distance502km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:50
Last train departs at21:15
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 30m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationBarcelona Sants
Destination StationMadrid Atocha

Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha for Thursday 17th Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:50
08:20
Barcelona Sants
Madrid Atocha
2h 30m
Direct
06:25
08:55
Barcelona Sants
Madrid Atocha
2h 30m
Direct
06:40
09:25
Barcelona Sants
Madrid Atocha
2h 45m
Direct
07:00
09:30
Barcelona Sants
Madrid Atocha
2h 30m
Direct
07:05
09:50
Barcelona Sants
Madrid Atocha
2h 45m
Direct

Renfe and AVE trains from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha

You can travel from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha on Renfe and AVE trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.
Renfe train

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Renfe Ave train

AVE is Renfe's high-speed train, with trains capable of reaching up to 330 km/h. It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks.

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

The average journey time between Barcelona Sants and Madrid Atocha is 2 hours and 43 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha. 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 Atocha?

The first train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha departs at 05:50. The last train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha departs at 21:15. 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 Atocha?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha without having to change trains. There are 23 direct trains from Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid Atocha to Barcelona Sants.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona Sants to Madrid Atocha for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/01/2019. 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 18/10/2018 for travel on 18/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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