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from Tarragona to Barcelona

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How to get from Tarragona to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Tarragona to Barcelona, 83,78% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Tarragona to Barcelona and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I reach Barcelona from Tarragona?

There are 2 ways to get from Tarragona to Barcelona: bus or train.

What is the distance from Tarragona to Barcelona?

The distance is approximately 50 miles (81 km) from Tarragona to Barcelona.

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

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

  • Buses from Tarragona to Barcelona most often leave from Tarragona, Placa de la Pedrera and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Trains mostly leave from Tarragona and tend to arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Which travel companies can take me from Tarragona to Barcelona?

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

  • Alsa can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Alsa from Tarragona to Barcelona for $12 (€9) on Omio.
  • Renfe can take you to Barcelona by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe from Tarragona to Barcelona for $10 (€8).
Is there a way to travel directly from Tarragona to Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Alsa.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Tarragona to Barcelona?
Your trip from Tarragona to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Tarragona to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I book tickets from Tarragona to Barcelona online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $12 (€9) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $10 (€8) one way on average.

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

What is the cheapest way to travel from Tarragona to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to get from Tarragona to Barcelona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Tarragona to Barcelona costing on average $12 (€9).

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

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

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

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 1 h 30 min.

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