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from Marseille to Tarragona

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

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To get from Marseille to Tarragona on Jan 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Marseille to Tarragona

distanceDistance259 miles (417 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$28 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€23) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€42) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus or flight to travel 259 miles (417 km) from Marseille to Tarragona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Marseille to Tarragona.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Marseille, France to Tarragona, Spain?

Travel between Marseille, France and Tarragona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Spain?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Tarragona from Marseille?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Tarragona, 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 1/20/22. 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 from Marseille to Tarragona.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Tarragona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return to Marseille, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Marseille from Tarragona restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Marseille from Tarragona?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Marseille, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Marseille from Tarragona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Tarragona from Marseille?

There are 2 ways to travel between Marseille and Tarragona including taking a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Marseille to Tarragona?

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Tarragona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€23) compared to other travel options to Tarragona:

Taking a bus is about $23 (€19) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $50 (€42) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Marseille to Tarragona?

The fastest way to get to Tarragona from Marseille is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Tarragona can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Marseille to Tarragona?

Tarragona is approximately 259 miles (417 km) away from Marseille.

Where do I depart from Marseille? Where do I arrive in Tarragona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Marseille to Tarragona:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles and arrive in Tarragona, Placa de la Pedrera.

Who can get me from Marseille to Tarragona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Marseille to Tarragona:

  • You can travel between Marseille and Tarragona by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€23) with Flixbus from Marseille to Tarragona.
  • You can take a flight from Marseille to Tarragona with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€42) with Vueling from Marseille to Tarragona.

Can I travel directly between Marseille and Tarragona?

Yes, there are direct services available from Marseille to Tarragona with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can take a direct flight with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Marseille to Tarragona?

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

How far in advance should I book my Marseille to Tarragona one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $28 (€23) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $50 (€42) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Marseille 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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