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There are 5 ways to get from Galapagar to Barcelona by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Galapagar-La Navata to Atocha
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona

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Bus via Madrid Moncloa

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Galapagar to Barcelona

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Galapagar-La Navata to Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN)

Galapagar to Barcelona by bus and train

160 Weekly Services
4h 11m Average Duration
€62 Cheapest Price
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Galapagar → Barcelona
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The cost-effective way to get from Galapagar to Barcelona is to bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Galapagar to Barcelona is to train which costs €60 - €130 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galapagar to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Escuelas-Mercado and arriving at Barcelona via Madrid Moncloa and Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 38m.

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The distance between Galapagar and Barcelona is 526 km. The road distance is 653.5 km.

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The best way to get from Galapagar to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs €60 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Galapagar to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Galapagar to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Galapagar to Barcelona is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs €60 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Galapagar to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Galapagar to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 526.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Galapagar, Madrid, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Galapagar to Barcelona via Ctra.La Navata-Est.Galapagar La Navata, Galapagar-La Navata, Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Madrid to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Galapagar-La Navata to Atocha
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Galapagar-La Navata to Chamartin
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Galapagar-La Navata to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Galapagar-La Navata to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Galapagar to Barcelona is 653 km. It takes approximately 6h 23m to drive from Galapagar to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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