Ciutat Vella to Tarragona

Buses, Trains, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$12 | 1h 45min Bus$13 | 1h 15min Bus7 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$12
    1h 15min · 7 lb of CO2
  2. Train$15
    1h 56min · 22 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$7
    1h 16min · 15 lb of CO2

Ciutat Vella to Tarragona Buses

bus tickets from Barcelona to Tarragona

$12 · 1h 15min

Bus to Tarragona

ALSAALSA Barcelona to Tarragona
Bus Tickets
About $13
Travel Duration
1h 24min
ALSAALSA Barcelona to Tarragona
Bus Tickets
About $13
Travel Duration
1h 30min
ALSAALSA Barcelona to Tarragona
Bus Tickets
About $12
Travel Duration
1h 45min
ALSAALSA Barcelona to Tarragona
Bus Tickets
About $12
Travel Duration
1h 24min

bus tickets from Barcelona to La Pineda

$20 · 2h 4min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $20
Travel Duration
2h 4min

Ciutat Vella to Tarragona Trains

train tickets from Barcelona to Tarragona

$26 · 1h 56min
Train
Train Tickets
About $26
Travel Duration
1h 56min

train tickets from Bellvitge to Tarragona

$26 · 1h 52min
Train
Train Tickets
About $26
Travel Duration
1h 52min

train tickets from L’Hospitalet de Llobregat to Tarragona

$26 · 1h 52min
Train
Train Tickets
About $26
Travel Duration
1h 52min

train tickets from Prat de Llobregat to Tarragona

$15 · 1h 39min
Renfe
Train Tickets
About $15
Travel Duration
1h 39min

Drive from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona

Driving from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona

$7 · 1h 16min

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.

Our recommendation to Tarragona

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.

Ciutat Vella to Tarragona Catalonia - take the train or bus?

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.

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.

Travel companies on this route

Renfe
Train company
12008 routes
ALSA from Ciutat Vella to Tarragona
ALSA
Bus company
1848 routes

Getting to Tarragona