How to travel from Bilbao to Tarragona

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from Bilbao to Tarragona

You can get from Bilbao to Tarragona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bilbao to Tarragona on May 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Bilbao to Tarragona

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $24 (€22) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $24 (€22) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia

Travel 259 miles (418 km) by bus, flight or train from Bilbao to Tarragona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bilbao to Tarragona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bilbao to Tarragona

Travel 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 Bilbao to Tarragona.
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You can travel between Bilbao and Tarragona 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Tarragona is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€22) compared to other travel options to Tarragona:

A flight is $25 (€22) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Bilbao to Tarragona costing on average $49 (€44).

Taking a flight is usually $16 (€15) less than taking a train to Tarragona, which costs on average $41 (€36) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Bilbao to Tarragona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Tarragona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Tarragona by bus can take on average 11 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Tarragona by train can take on average 6 h 10 min.

The distance from Bilbao to Tarragona is approximately 259 miles (418 km).

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Tarragona is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bilbao and Tarragona as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bilbao to Tarragona:

  • Buses mostly depart from Bilbao, Zorroza and arrive in Tarragona.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Tarragona.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bilbao to Tarragona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alsa for buses to Tarragona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Bilbao to Tarragona tickets on Omio for $49 (€44).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Tarragona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Bilbao to Tarragona tickets on Omio for $24 (€22).
  • Travel with Renfe Alvia to go to Tarragona by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Alvia Bilbao to Tarragona tickets on Omio for $41 (€36).
Many of our customers traveling from Bilbao to Tarragona don't make Tarragona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Tarragona are Barcelona, Madrid or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Tarragona to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Bilbao to Tarragona, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $49 (€44) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $24 (€22) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $41 (€36) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Tarragona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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