How to travel from Bilbao to Tarragona

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Travel Information to Tarragona from Bilbao

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$21 - $57
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe

Travel 259 miles (418 km) by bus, train or flight from Bilbao to Tarragona. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bilbao to Tarragona.

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from Bilbao to Tarragona

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

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flight

The best way to travel from Bilbao to Tarragona is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Vueling
11:00PM1h10
Bilbao Airport (BIO)
12:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Vueling
11:00PM1h10
Bilbao Airport (BIO)
12:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Vueling
11:00PM1h10
Bilbao Airport (BIO)
12:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Vueling
07:55PM1h10
Bilbao Airport (BIO)
09:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1441One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
11:10AM1h10
Bilbao Airport (BIO)
12:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$2091One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
08:55AM1h10
Bilbao Airport (BIO)
10:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$2351One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best trip from Bilbao to Tarragona with Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Alsa. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel company operating freight and passenger travel 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 Bilbao to Tarragona trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of travel with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE travel run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia travel combine high-speed and normal speed travel serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant travel serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night travel routes.

    Alsa is the main provider of travel travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK travel 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 travel with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal travel with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium travel provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other travel tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

      Air Europa is Spain's 3rd most popular airline with flights around Europe and the rest of the world and a choice between Economy or Business fares for your travel between Bilbao and Tarragona.

        FAQs: Travel from Bilbao to Tarragona

        FAQs: 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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        There are 3 travel options to Tarragona from Bilbao. You can take a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Bilbao to Tarragona is a train with an average price of $21 (€18).

        This is compared to other travel options from Bilbao to Tarragona:

        Taking a train costs $35 (€31) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $57 (€49).

        A train is $7 (€6) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $28 (€24) from Bilbao to Tarragona.

        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 take longer:

        Bus takes on average 7 h 30 min.

        Train takes on average 6 h 10 min.

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

        The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Tarragona is:

        • 1 bus per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and tend to arrive in Tarragona, Estació d'autobusos (Pl. Imperial Tàrraco).
        • Trains most often depart from Bilbao at Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Tarragona at Tarragona.

        The following travel companies offer services from Bilbao to Tarragona:

        • Travel with Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Conda or Vibasa for buses to Tarragona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Bilbao to Tarragona tickets on Omio for $57 (€49).
        • Travel with Vueling Airlines, Air Europa or Iberia to go to Tarragona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Airlines Bilbao to Tarragona tickets on Omio for $28 (€24).
        • Renfe, Renfe (3) or Renfe ALVIA can take you to Tarragona by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe ALVIA from Bilbao to Tarragona for $21 (€18).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Bilbao to Tarragona with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Tarragona with Alsa.

        Direct services to Tarragona tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Your trip from Bilbao to Tarragona doesn't have to end in Tarragona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, El Prat de Llobregat or Zaragoza. If you’d like to add Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, El Prat de Llobregat or Zaragoza to your Bilbao to Tarragona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Tarragona today!
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