Barcelona to Tarragona train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Tarragona

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8

Average

19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:03AMBarcelona Sants1h06 10:09AMTarragona
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81One-way
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants1h15 11:15AMTarragona
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04:03PMBarcelona Sants1h05 05:08PMTarragona
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81One-way
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants0h56 03:56PMTarragona
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291One-way
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07:25AMBarcelona Sants1h07 08:32AMTarragona
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291One-way

Train schedule from Barcelona to Tarragona

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07:25AMBarcelona Sants1h07 08:32AMTarragona
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09:03AMBarcelona Sants1h06 10:09AMTarragona
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants1h15 11:15AMTarragona
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12:00PMBarcelona Sants0h57 12:57PMTarragona
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants0h56 03:56PMTarragona
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04:03PMBarcelona Sants1h05 05:08PMTarragona
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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Tarragona

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Fastest Journey

56 m

Average

1 h 4 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

82 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Barcelona for Tarragona every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
03:00PMBarcelona Sants0h56 03:56PMTarragona
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291One-way
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12:00PMBarcelona Sants0h57 12:57PMTarragona
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311One-way
04:03PMBarcelona Sants1h05 05:08PMTarragona
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81One-way
09:03AMBarcelona Sants1h06 10:09AMTarragona
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81One-way
07:25AMBarcelona Sants1h07 08:32AMTarragona
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291One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Tarragona

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
durationAverage train duration35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency27 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe Intercity, Renfe, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe ALVIA

Trains from Barcelona to Tarragona cover the 50 miles (81 km) long route taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe Intercity, Renfe, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe ALVIA. Normally, there are 27 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Tarragona.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE from Barcelona to Tarragona trains

Renfe and AVE trains will get you between Barcelona and Tarragona from $8 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Enjoy a quick and easy journey on a train to Tarragona from Barcelona with AVE, the high-speed train from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company and official travel partner of Omio. Search all AVE train schedules and tickets on Omio to find the best deals for a train between Barcelona and Tarragona covering the 50 miles (81 km) distance. Look out for ticket options like Promo, Promo +, and Flexible to find the most convenient Barcelona to Tarragona train ride for you. Renfe AVE even offers discount cards for regular customers, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, which can be used when buying AVE tickets on Omio.

Renfe covers around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) between national and international routes, among which are its AVE routes that connect the main cities of Spain. AVE trains are well-known among travelers for providing ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience. Their trains are the most popular of Renfe’s fleet due to their high speeds reaching up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. They are also popular with travelers due to their premium services onboard, such as a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and entertainment.

    Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Tarragona trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

      How to get from Barcelona to Tarragona by train

      The Barcelona-Tarragona train journey between the two cities begins at the Barcelona-Sants train station and ends at the Camp de Tarragona station. This is a direct route, operated by the railway company Renfe. There are currently around 70 daily connections between Barcelona and Tarragona, including weekends and public holidays. In the Omio search engine you can obtain more detailed information about this route and buy Barcelona Tarragona train tickets directly, without having to travel or queues at ticket offices. Once the purchase has been made, the user will receive confirmation via email or through the Omio app.

      What train goes from Barcelona to Tarragona?

      The 83 km journey between Barcelona and Tarragona is made on both regional and national trains, including those from AVE. The medium and long-distance national trains covering this popular route are Intercity, Avant, Euromed, Alvia, Talgo and Trenhotel. Each of them is equipped with economy and business class cars, whose seats have an auxiliary table, litter bin, audio/video connection, headphones, armrests and individual footrests. All trains have side luggage compartments and cafeteria service.

      How long does the train Barcelona Tarragona take?

      The length of the train journey from Barcelona to Tarragona depends on the type of train. Thus, the fastest Barcelona Tarragona trains are the AVE, which run the route in about half an hour. The Avant, Intercity, Alvia and Trenhotel trains take about 35-40 minutes, while Talgo and Euromed connect Barcelona and Tarragona in 52 minutes. The longest journey is on board regional trains: the journey time is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

      What time does the first and last train of the day leave Barcelona Tarragona?

      The first train from Barcelona leaves at 6:05 and arrives in Tarragona at 6:36. The departure of the last train is at 21:50, with a journey time of 31 minutes. Both the first and the last train Barcelona-Tarragona are high speed.

      What is the price of the Barcelona Tarragona train ticket?

      The cheapest ticket costs 8.05 € (Regional Express trains) and the most expensive, 38.60 € (AVE). The amount may vary depending on the day on which the trip is made and the Avanza date on which the ticket is purchased: the sooner the ticket is purchased, the lower the cost.

      Which station does the train Barcelona Tarragona leave from and which one does it go to?

      Barcelona Tarragona trains leave from Barcelona-Sants station in the centre of Barcelona and arrive at Camp de Tarragona station. Despite its remoteness from the city centre, Camp station has 4 bus lines that link it with different towns on the Costa Dorada. The first bus to Tarragona leaves at 6:29, with a journey time of 20-25 minutes. The price of the ticket to Tarragona is 1.70 euros. Camp station is open from 6:00 to 23:30 Monday to Saturday and from 7:15 to 23:15 on Sundays and public holidays.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Tarragona

      Travel by train to Tarragona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Tarragona.
      FAQs
      Train tickets to Tarragona from Barcelona for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $8 (€8)  one way in the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Tarragona train price to come in at an average of $8 (€8)  one way.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Barcelona and Tarragona by train to be approximately 50 miles (81 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 50 miles (81 km) from Barcelona to Tarragona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Tarragona train journey time is on average 35 min.

      When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Tarragona, your train can arrive in train stations including Tarragona and Tarragona.

      Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Tarragona.

      The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Barcelona.

      The most popular arrival train station, Tarragona, is located 0.6 miles (958 m) away from the city center of Tarragona.

      Take the Barcelona to Tarragona train with Renfe AVE, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe Intercity, Renfe, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe ALVIA. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Tarragona from Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 26 direct trains per day from Barcelona to Tarragona with Renfe Intercity or Renfe Regional Expres, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
      On average, there are 27 trains a day from Barcelona to Tarragona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The first Barcelona to Tarragona train departs at 7: 03 AM   and the last train from Barcelona to Tarragona leaves at 7: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Tarragona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
      You can find trains from Barcelona to Tarragona to cost on average $8 (€8) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Barcelona to Tarragona train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Barcelona
      Tarragona
      Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Tarragona.
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      Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
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      Metro lines: L3, L5
      Bus lines: A1, A2
      Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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