How to get from Málaga to Tarragona

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from Málaga to Tarragona

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

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To get from Málaga to Tarragona on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:10Malaga Airport1h40 00:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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21:30Málaga13h30 11:00Tarragona
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23:10Malaga Airport1h40 00:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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15:00Málaga14h25 05:25Tarragona
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22:25Malaga Airport9h30 07:55Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information to Tarragona from Málaga

distanceDistance429 miles (692 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£76 - £99
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £76 • 12 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £99 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Alsa or Renfe AVE

Travel 429 miles (692 km) by flight, coach or train from Málaga to Tarragona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £76. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air Europa, Alsa or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Málaga to Tarragona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Málaga to Tarragona

Travel to Tarragona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Málaga to Tarragona.

There are 3 ways to travel from Málaga to Tarragona including taking a flight, coach or train.

The cheapest way from Málaga to Tarragona is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £76 compared to other travel options to Tarragona:

A coach is £22 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Málaga to Tarragona costing on average £99.

A coach is £12 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Málaga to Tarragona costing on average £89.

The fastest way to get to Tarragona from Málaga is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 12 min.

The distance from Málaga to Tarragona is approximately 429 miles (692 km).

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Tarragona is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Tarragona from Málaga as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Málaga to Tarragona:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Tarragona.
  • Most travellers board their train from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Tarragona.

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

  • Travel with Air Europa to go to Tarragona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Europa Málaga to Tarragona tickets on Omio for £99.
  • Travel with Alsa for coaches to Tarragona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Málaga to Tarragona tickets on Omio for £76.
  • Renfe AVE can get you to Tarragona by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe AVE from Málaga to Tarragona for £89 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Tarragona from Málaga with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling.
  • You can take a direct coach with Alsa.

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

Many of our customers travelling from Málaga to Tarragona don't make Tarragona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Madrid or Valencia, either of which you could add to your Málaga and Tarragona trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Tarragona to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Málaga to Tarragona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £99 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £76 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £89 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Málaga to Tarragona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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