The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 9 trains that leave Barcelona for Tarragona every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||32 min|
|Average train ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Train frequency||29 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 29 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Renfe AVE, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe Intercity, Renfe, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe ALVIA|
Trains from Barcelona to Tarragona cover the 50 miles long journey taking on average 32 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe Intercity, Renfe, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe ALVIA. Normally, there are 29 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Tarragona.
Renfe and AVE trains will get you between Barcelona and Tarragona from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Tarragona trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
Travel comfortably to Tarragona from Barcelona with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train to Tarragona from Barcelona, the distance to travel is 50 miles (81 km) and prices start as low as £13. Check all the AVE train timetables and find the cheapest ticket from Barcelona to Tarragona on Omio!
Renfe is the main railway operator in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.
The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, toilets and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.
Just under 70 miles from Barcelona is the historic coastal city of Tarragona. With a direct journey time of approximately one hour, it is easy to enjoy a day exploring the Roman ruins of Tarragona when staying in Barcelona or even visit for a longer holiday. There are at least nine daily departures of trains from Barcelona to Tarragona on a route operated by Renfe. Departures take place from Barcelona Sants Station and services terminate at Camp de Tarragona AVE Station.
From Monday to Saturday there are nine daily departures of trains from Barcelona to Tarragona while on Sundays there are eight departures. The first train leaves in the morning at around 9:00 a.m. There are then a further four departures in the morning and a further three or four between lunchtime and early evening.
Train services from Barcelona to Tarragona take approximately one hour. All journeys on this fast route are direct.
Departure train station: trains from Barcelona to Tarragona all depart from Barcelona Sants Station which can be found to the west of the city centre. It is approximately 11 minutes by Metro from the pedestrianised La Rambla with its cafes and shops. This journey between the station and the city centre can be made by taxi, local bus or Metro. The large Barcelona Sants station is the busiest transport hub in the city and has a range of facilities that include car parks, luggage storage, WiFi, ATMs, toilets, shops and restaurants. It is fully accessible to travellers with limited mobility.
Arrival train station: trains travelling from Barcelona to Tarragona all terminate at Camp de Tarragona AVE Station, which is on the high-speed Barcelona to Madrid route. This is located approximately five miles north of the city centre to which it is linked by taxis and a dedicated local bus service. Facilities at this modern station include step-free access to all areas as well as on to the trains, ticket windows, ticket machines, waiting areas, toilets, ATMs, cafes and a newsagent.
The Spanish state-owned train provider Renfe operates high-speed routes between Barcelona and Tarragona.
Renfe is the provider of all long-distance and high-speed trains across Spain, including services from Barcelona to Tarragona. Its modern rolling stock can reach speeds of up to 190 mph while train carriages are spacious and comfortable. Renfe trains run between Barcelona Sants and Camp de Tarragona AVE stations seven days a week, taking just one hour to complete the journey.
Travel in comfort with plenty of legroom on your train journey from Barcelona Sants Station to Camp de Tarragona Station. As you travel, enjoy onboard facilities that include WiFi, toilets, luggage storage, power outlets and individual lights. There are different ticket options including first-class. First-class passengers enjoy complimentary at-seat food and drink services. Buffet or trolley catering is available for other ticket classes. Trains have spaces for wheelchairs as well as accessible toilets.
While it is possible to buy tickets for your journey by train from Barcelona to Tarragona when you arrive at the station, there may be long queues. We recommend saving time and money by booking online in advance. Save more money by being flexible with your travel plans as ticket prices vary throughout the day and the week.
When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Tarragona, your train can arrive in train stations including Tarragona and Tarragona.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Tarragona most often arrive at Tarragona and need to travel around 0.6 miles (958 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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