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£7Renfe
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Alsa between Barcelona and Tarragona

You can travel by coach between Barcelona and Tarragona with Alsa for as low as £8. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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You’ll be sure to find the best coach between Barcelona and Tarragona with Alsa, the main coach operator in Spain offering a multitude of coach routes domestically and internationally. As an official travel partner of Alsa, Omio can show you Alsa’s coach timetables and coach tickets between Barcelona and Tarragona and help you find the cheapest, fastest or earliest route. The distance [+journey] by [+travelMode] is around 50 miles (81 km) and the most affordable Alsa ticket for this route costs as little as £8.

Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes if you’re looking to save money on your coach. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like WCs, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

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Coaches from Barcelona to Tarragona

Making the journey by coach from Barcelona to Tarragona is an enjoyable and direct journey through the beautiful Spanish countryside with a travel time of between one hour 20 minutes and one hour 45 minutes. There are seven daily departures, one in the morning and the rest in the afternoon and evening on a timetable that operates seven days a week. Most departures are from Estació d'Autobuses Nord with one departure a day from Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona-Sants.

Which coach companies travel from Barcelona to Tarragona?

All direct coaches to Tarragona from Barcelona are operated by ALSA, a Spanish subsidiary of the British-owned National Express Coaches. The fleet is composed of Mercedes-Benz or Setra buses. These are modern and comfortable with onboard services that include toilets, WiFi, individual power sockets and air conditioning.

How long is the coach from Barcelona to Tarragona?

All coaches from Barcelona to Tarragona are direct with journey times of between one hour 20 minutes and one hour 45 minutes depending on the departure time and city-centre traffic in Barcelona.

How many coaches are there from Barcelona to Tarragona?

There are seven departures a day of coaches from Barcelona to Tarragona. There is one departure in the morning, while the rest leave in the afternoon and continue until late evening. The same timetable is in place from Monday through to Sunday.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Barcelona to Tarragona?

Departure bus station: Coaches to Tarragona from Barcelona depart mainly from Estació d'Autobuses Nord with just one daily departure from Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona-Sants. Both are linked to the city centre by local buses and Metro trains while there is also a tram service between Barcelona-Sants and the city. Facilities at both coach stations include WiFi, taxi ranks, toilets, left luggage storage, shops and cafes.

Arrival bus station: Coaches from Barcelona to Tarragona terminate at the city's bus station on the Rambla Nova. It takes approximately 15 minutes to walk from here to the city centre or the journey can be made by taxi or local bus. Facilities at Tarragona Bus Station include ATMs, toilets, luggage storage, a passenger lounge, a coffee bar and fast food kiosks. In the streets around the bus station, there is car parking as well as a choice of shops and restaurants.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches to Tarragona from Barcelona cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Barcelona and Tarragona for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
How much does the coach from Barcelona to Tarragona cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Tarragona coach price to come in at an average of £9  one way.
How many miles is it from Barcelona to Tarragona by coach?
The Barcelona to Tarragona coach distance is approximately 50 miles (81 km).
How long is the coach between Barcelona and Tarragona?
On average the Barcelona to Tarragona coach time is 1 h 30 min  covering the 50 miles (81 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Barcelona and arrival coach station in Tarragona?

When taking a coach from Barcelona, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. When you arrive in Tarragona, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Tarragona, Placa de la Pedrera, Tarragona, Plaça de la Imperial Tàrraco and Tarragona.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Barcelona Sants   to Tarragona, Placa de la Pedrera.

Where is the coach station in Barcelona to go to Tarragona? Where is the coach station in Tarragona located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival coach station, Tarragona, Placa de la Pedrera, is located 0.4 miles (625 m) away from the city centre of Tarragona.

What coach companies go from Barcelona to Tarragona?
For the best Barcelona to Tarragona coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Tarragona from Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct coaches to Tarragona from Barcelona?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Barcelona to Tarragona with Alsa or Plana  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
What time is the earliest coach from Barcelona to Tarragona? What time is the last coach from Barcelona to Tarragona?
The earliest coach departing from Barcelona to Tarragona leaves at 11: 00. The last coach departing from Barcelona to Tarragona leaves at 11: 00. You can find the latest Barcelona to Tarragona coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Barcelona to Tarragona coach tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a coach from Barcelona to Tarragona to cost on average £9 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Barcelona to Tarragona coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.