Ciutat Vella to Tarragona Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $12
Fastest Way Bus — 1h 15min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 7 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 51 miles
Travel Companies Renfe, ALSA
$12 · 1h 24min · 7 lb of CO2
Barcelona to Tarragona
+2 more options
$15 · 1h 39min · 22 lb of CO2
Barcelona to Tarragona
+3 more options
$7 · 1h 16min · 15 lb of CO2
Ciutat Vella to Tarragona

Drive from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona

It's 52 miles between Ciutat Vella to Tarragona. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 16min and 1h 20min from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 24min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Tarragona by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $6.

What is the best way to travel from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona?

The are 7 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Estacion de Autobus de Barcelona Norte towards Estación de Autobuses de Tarragona, as it is the cheapest to Tarragona. It's common to find tickets for as low as $12. ALSA operates from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona?

The trip to Tarragona is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Ciutat Vella. The cheapest way to get from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona is $12 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 45 minutes with the bus. ALSA offers limited service between Tarragona and Ciutat Vella.We recommend booking the trip to Tarragona about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Ciutat Vella the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Tarragona.

Is the train or the bus better from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona Catalonia?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Tarragona is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Ciutat Vella/Tarragona buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Ciutat Vella is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Ciutat Vella Catalonia and Tarragona during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Tarragona traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Tarragona is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona is by bus. The bus costs $12 roughly and will take 1 hour 45 minutes.

Is there a train from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona?

Yes, trains between Ciutat Vella area and Tarragona, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 1 hour 56 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Barcelona, which is about 1 miles from Ciutat Vella. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Segur de Calafell, L’Ampolla-El Perello-Deltebre l'Ampolla.

How long does it take from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona by car?

The total distance between Ciutat Vella and Tarragona is 52 miles and will take you about 1 hour 16 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $7.

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