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1 h 15 m
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Of the 32 buses that leave Barcelona for Tarragona every day 32 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||50 miles (81 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€9)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Hife, Movelia, Infobus, Alsa, Plana or FlixBus|
Buses from Barcelona to Tarragona cover the 50 miles (81 km) long route taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Hife, Movelia, Infobus, Alsa, Plana or FlixBus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $10 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Tarragona.
Alsa, FlixBus and Hife buses will get you to Tarragona from Barcelona from $10 (€9). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Barcelona to Tarragona bus information with FlixBus:
Hife tickets between Barcelona and Tarragona are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Hife between Barcelona and Tarragona all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus, you can find all the current Hife bus schedules and bus tickets available on Omio for the 50 miles (81 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Hife bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this bus, compare the fastest Barcelona to Tarragona routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Hife Barcelona to Tarragona bus ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Hife bus ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Tarragona with Hife!
Making the journey by bus from Barcelona to Tarragona is an enjoyable and direct journey through the beautiful Spanish countryside with a travel time of between one hour 20 minutes and one hour 45 minutes. There are seven daily departures, one in the morning and the rest in the afternoon and evening on a schedule that operates seven days a week. Most departures are from Estació d'Autobuses Nord with one departure a day from Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona-Sants.
All direct buses to Tarragona from Barcelona are operated by ALSA, a Spanish subsidiary of the British-owned National Express Coaches. The fleet is composed of Mercedes-Benz or Setra buses. These are modern and comfortable with onboard services that include toilets, WiFi, individual power sockets and air conditioning.
All buses from Barcelona to Tarragona are direct with journey times of between one hour 20 minutes and one hour 45 minutes depending on the departure time and city-centre traffic in Barcelona.
There are seven departures a day of buses from Barcelona to Tarragona. There is one departure in the morning, while the rest leave in the afternoon and continue until late evening. The same schedule is in place from Monday through to Sunday.
Departure bus station: Buses to Tarragona from Barcelona depart mainly from Estació d'Autobuses Nord with just one daily departure from Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona-Sants. Both are linked to the city center by local buses and Metro trains while there is also a tram service between Barcelona-Sants and the city. Facilities at both bus stations include WiFi, cab ranks, toilets, left baggage storage, shops and cafes.
Arrival bus station: Buses from Barcelona to Tarragona terminate at the city's bus station on the Rambla Nova. It takes approximately 15 minutes to walk from here to the city center or the journey can be made by cab or local bus. Facilities at Tarragona Bus Station include ATMs, toilets, baggage storage, a passenger lounge, a coffee bar and fast food kiosks. In the streets around the bus station, there is car parking as well as a choice of shops and restaurants.
Some of the Barcelona bus stations to Tarragona you can start your journey from include Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Tarragona include Tarragona, Tarragona, Estació d'autobusos (Pl. Imperial Tàrraco) and Tarragona, Placa de la Pedrera.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arriving in Tarragona.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Tarragona, located 0.6 miles (960 m) away from the city center.
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