Barcelona to Madrid trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Spain by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed , since many high speed Renfe trains are available on this route , as well as Regional Express trains . You can count on 29 daily rides to get from Barcelona to Madrid. Trains leave from Barcelona-sants, Barcelona-frança and arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Chamartin every 30 minutes on average. Travelling by train from Barcelona to Madrid is faster if you choose a Renfe high speed train (like AVE): the trip will last on average 02:30. If travelling with Renfe, you need to know the Barcelona to Madrid train schedule: the first train leaves at 05:50, while the last ride is at 21:15. A Barcelona to Madrid train cost about 42.42 €. But how long is the train ride from Barcelona to Madrid? Your journey takes about 3 hours on average. Renfe offers 29 direct trains between these two cities. Thanks to Renfe, offers, you can save on your trip from Barcelona to Madrid and find low cost tickets starting from 32 €! If you need to travel this week, prices start from 42.42€ to a maximum price of 109.32€. When booking your train ticket a few weeks in advance though, you can find low cost trains from Barcelona to Madrid with fares starting from 32.78€, saving up to 37%.