How to get from Tarragona to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Tarragona to Barcelona is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||50 miles (81 km)|
|Available travel modes||Train|
|Fastest mode||Train • $21 (€18) • 34 min|
|Popular travel companies||Renfe|
Take a train to travel 50 miles (81 km) between Tarragona and Barcelona. Renfe is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Tarragona to Barcelona.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $8 (€7). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national travel company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These travel types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter travel and Trenhotel night travel.
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.
You can go from Tarragona to Barcelona by train.
Going by train is the quickest way from Tarragona to Barcelona with an average travel time of 34 min.
The distance is approximately 50 miles (81 km) from Tarragona to Barcelona.
The average frequency per day from Tarragona to Barcelona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Tarragona to Barcelona as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Tarragona to Barcelona:
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Yes, there is a direct service from Tarragona to Barcelona:
Direct services to Barcelona 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 trip.
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