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Distance between Madrid (MAD) and Barcelona (BCN)

Flight distance from Madrid to Barcelona (Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport – Barcelona–El Prat Airport) is 301 miles / 484 kilometers / 261 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) is 372 miles / 599 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 13 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Madrid to Barcelona.

Shortest flight path between Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN).

How far is Barcelona from Madrid?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Madrid and Barcelona. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 300.691 miles
  • 483.915 kilometers
  • 261.293 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 299.963 miles
  • 482.743 kilometers
  • 260.660 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
City: Madrid
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: MAD
ICAO Code: LEMD
Coordinates: 40°29′36″N, 3°34′0″W

B Barcelona–El Prat Airport
City: Barcelona
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: BCN
ICAO Code: LEBL
Coordinates: 41°17′49″N, 2°4′42″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Madrid and Barcelona.

Time Difference

Madrid

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Barcelona

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (153 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Madrid (MAD) → Barcelona (BCN).

Distance:
301
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
301

Round trip?