Barcelona to Tarragona train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Barcelona to Tarragona

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

1 h 4 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

82 km

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to start from $10 with an average ticket price of $10.

The fastest train from Barcelona to takes 57m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 4m and covers a distance of 82 km.

9 trains that leave Barcelona for every day with 9 travelling directly.

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Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
10:00AM1h15
Barcelona Sants
11:15AMTarragona station
$101One-way
0 transfers
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Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
05:30PM1h15
Barcelona Sants
06:45PMTarragona station
$101One-way
0 transfers
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Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
08:03AM1h05
Barcelona Sants
09:08AMTarragona station
$101One-way
0 transfers
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Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
09:03AM1h06
Barcelona Sants
10:09AMTarragona station
$101One-way
0 transfers
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Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
04:03PM1h05
Barcelona Sants
05:08PMTarragona station
$101One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Tarragona

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
durationAverage train duration32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe Regional Exprés, Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Intercity, AVE, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe (6), Renfe Euromed, Renfe EUROMED, Ouigo, Renfe Torre del Oro, iryo or Renfe ALVIA

Trains from Barcelona to Tarragona cover the 50 miles (81 km) long route taking on average 32 min with our travel partners like Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Intercity, AVE, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe (6), Renfe Euromed, Renfe EUROMED, Ouigo, Renfe Torre del Oro, iryo or Renfe ALVIA. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona and arrive in Tarragona.

Train providers: Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe and Renfe (12) from Barcelona to Tarragona trains

Travel from Barcelona to Tarragona from $9 (€8) with Omio’s train partners Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe and Renfe (12)! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Renfe Regional Exprés is a regional train service operated by Renfe, the Spanish national railway company. It operates throughout Spain, with services running from early morning to late evening. Renfe Regional Expres offers a variety of train types, including the Media Distancia, and Larga Distancia. The Media Distancia and Larga Distancia are medium- and long-distance trains, respectively. Ticket types include in this type of train is just Turista. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Renfe Regional Expres are Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Valencia, and Madrid-Seville.

Barcelona to Tarragona train information with Renfe Regional Exprés:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9

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.

FAQs: Trains from Barcelona to Tarragona

FAQs: Travel by train from Barcelona 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
Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Tarragona can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Barcelona to Tarragona is $18 (€15); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Barcelona to Tarragona train time is 32 min   covering the 50 mile (81 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Barcelona to Tarragona leaves at 5: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Barcelona to Tarragona leaves at 8: 30 PM.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Barcelona to Tarragona with Ouigo or iryo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Intercity, AVE, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe (6), Renfe Euromed, Renfe EUROMED, Ouigo, Renfe Torre del Oro, iryo or Renfe ALVIA.
For the best Barcelona to Tarragona train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Intercity, AVE, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe (6), Renfe Euromed, Renfe EUROMED, Ouigo, Renfe Torre del Oro, iryo or Renfe ALVIA. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Tarragona from Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 30 PM.

When departing from Barcelona, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Barcelona, Barcelona Sants and Passeig de Gràcia station. When arriving in Tarragona, you can end your route in train stations like Tarragona and Tarragona.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Tarragona, located 0.6 miles (958 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Tarragona from Barcelona is worth doing with a journey time of 32 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Barcelona to Tarragona by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Barcelona and Tarragona including taking a bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Barcelona and Tarragona

Barcelona
Tarragona
Barcelona 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
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
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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