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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 • $6 (€5) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesTransportes Comes

Take a bus to travel 17 miles (27 km) to Tarifa from Gibraltar. Transportes Comes is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Gibraltar to Tarifa.

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Travel from Gibraltar to Tarifa
Travel to Tarifa 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 Gibraltar to Tarifa.
What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Gibraltar and Tarifa?

Travel from Gibraltar, United Kingdom to Tarifa, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Tarifa from Gibraltar restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Tarifa, Spain from Gibraltar?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Tarifa, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/31/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Gibraltar and Tarifa closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Gibraltar, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Spain?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Spain?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Gibraltar, United Kingdom was last verified on 7/30/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Gibraltar from Tarifa.

How do I reach Tarifa from Gibraltar?

Travel Gibraltar to Tarifa by bus.

How far is it from Gibraltar to Tarifa?

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

When traveling to Tarifa from Gibraltar, where do I depart from Gibraltar and where do I arrive in Tarifa?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Gibraltar to Tarifa?

    Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Gibraltar and Tarifa:

    • You can go to Tarifa from Gibraltar by bus with Transportes Comes. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $6 (€5) with Transportes Comes from Gibraltar to Tarifa on Omio.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey to Tarifa from Gibraltar ends?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Gibraltar to Tarifa often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Sevilla, Málaga or Madrid. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Gibraltar and Tarifa itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Tarifa and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book Gibraltar to Tarifa tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Gibraltar to Tarifa, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $6 (€5) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Gibraltar to Tarifa online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    What is the quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Tarifa?

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


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