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Journey Summary

Tarragona to Barcelona Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
50 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $15
Trains depart from:Tarragona
Trains arrive in:Barcelona
Distance:82 km
Train Companies:Renfe AVE, Renfe
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AVE and Renfe from Tarragona to Barcelona

AVE and Renfe trains will get you between Tarragona and Barcelona from $9 (€7). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Travel from Tarragona to Barcelona with ease and comfort with Renfe, Spain’s main provider of train services covering around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international routes. When taking a Renfe train between Tarragona and Barcelona, you can expect to travel 50 miles (81 km) and pay as low as $9 (€7). Check Renfe’s train schedules on Omio and score cheap tickets from Tarragona to Barcelona!

Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible. 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 trip.

Renfe offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. 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.

These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Tarragona and Barcelona:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Tarragona to Barcelona

Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering domestic and international train routes. It is easy to catch trains from Tarragona to Barcelona. Trains travel from Tarragona to Barcelona over 30 times per day, with high-speed AVE trains making the journey in just over half an hour. Regular regional Renfe trains can take up to an hour and a half to arrive in Barcelona. All Tarragona to Barcelona trains are direct. The first train departs Tarragona at 7:35 a.m., while the last train leaves at 11:10 p.m. All Tarragona to Barcelona trains depart from either Tarragona or Camp Tarragona train station and arrive at Barcelona's Sants train station.

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Tarragona to Barcelona Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Tarragona to Barcelona when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€21

1 Day in Advance

€20

1 Week in Advance

€19

2 Weeks in Advance

€17

1 Month in Advance

€17

3 Months in Advance

€17

Tarragona to Barcelona Trains: General Information


Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Tarragona to Barcelona train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Tarragona to Barcelona trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Tarragona to Barcelona trains are direct, depart from either Tarragona or Camp Tarragona train station and arrive at Barcelona Sants train station.
  • autobus The Tarragona to Barcelona train journey takes as little as 34 minutes to arrive in Barcelona.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Tarragona to Barcelona train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Madrid to Barcelona trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 5% cheaper to purchase Madrid to Barcelona train tickets a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the train station.
  • It is 10% cheaper to purchase Madrid to Barcelona train tickets 1 day ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Madrid to Barcelona train costs are 19% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Tarragona to Barcelona

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Tarragona to Barcelona. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Tarragona to Barcelona and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Train tickets from Tarragona to Barcelona: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 12 €
2 weeks earlier 11 €9%
3 weeks earlier 10 €20%
1 month before 8 €50%
2 months earlier 8 €50%
3 months earlier 10 €20%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Tarragona - Barcelona. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Tarragona - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 20% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Tarragona - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 20%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Tarragona to Barcelona
Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Tarragona to Barcelona.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Tarragona and Barcelona cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Tarragona and Barcelona for as low as $9 (€7)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Barcelona from Tarragona?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Tarragona to Barcelona train to cost on average $9 (€7)  one way.
What is the distance between Tarragona and Barcelona by train?
The Tarragona to Barcelona train distance is approximately 50 miles (81 km).
How long is the train between Tarragona and Barcelona?
On average the Tarragona to Barcelona train time is 36 min  covering the 50 miles (81 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Tarragona and arrival train station in Barcelona?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Tarragona   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Where is the departure train station in Tarragona located? Where is the arrival train station in Barcelona located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Tarragona, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Tarragona.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Barcelona.

Which train companies can take me to Barcelona from Tarragona?
Take the Tarragona to Barcelona train with Renfe or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Tarragona and Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first train from Tarragona to Barcelona? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Tarragona to Barcelona leaves at 8: 10 PM. The last train departing from Tarragona to Barcelona leaves at 8: 10 PM. You can find the latest Tarragona to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Tarragona to Barcelona to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Tarragona to Barcelona is on average $9 (€7) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Tarragona and Barcelona available a few months in advance.
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