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from Gibraltar to Tarifa

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Travel Information between Gibraltar and Tarifa

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $5 (€5) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesTransportes Comes

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by bus between Gibraltar and Tarifa. Transportes Comes is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Gibraltar to Tarifa.

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Travel from Gibraltar to Tarifa
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What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Tarifa, Spain if I’m coming from Gibraltar, United Kingdom?

Travel between Gibraltar, United Kingdom and Tarifa, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Tarifa from Gibraltar?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Tarifa, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 12/3/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Tarifa from Gibraltar.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Gibraltar, United Kingdom from Tarifa, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Gibraltar, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Gibraltar, United Kingdom from Tarifa, Spain?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Gibraltar from Tarifa?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Gibraltar, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Gibraltar from Tarifa here.

How do I reach Tarifa from Gibraltar?

Travel between Gibraltar and Tarifa by taking a bus.

What is the fastest way to travel between Gibraltar and Tarifa?

Going by bus is the quickest way from Gibraltar to Tarifa with an average travel time of 1 h.

How far is it from Gibraltar to Tarifa?

The distance is approximately 17 miles (27 km) from Gibraltar to Tarifa.

How many services a day are there to Tarifa from Gibraltar?

The average frequency per day from Gibraltar to Tarifa is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Gibraltar to Tarifa?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gibraltar to Tarifa:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Gibraltar to Tarifa?

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

    • Transportes Comes can get you to Tarifa by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Transportes Comes from Gibraltar to Tarifa for $5 (€5) on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Gibraltar to Tarifa?
    Many of our customers traveling from Gibraltar to Tarifa don't make Tarifa their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Tarifa are Sevilla, Málaga or Madrid, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Tarifa to any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I purchase Gibraltar to Tarifa tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $5 (€5) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Gibraltar to Tarifa 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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