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Barcelona-Tarragona Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Barcelona to Tarragona bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$16.32
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day14
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Barcelona to Tarragona right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Barcelona to Tarragona?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $16.32 was the low point for bus fares from Barcelona to Tarragona. Buses from Tarragona to Barcelona are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $16.32 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 12 minutes to cover the 51 miles (83 kilometers) from Barcelona, B to Tarragona, T. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour, You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Tarragona. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Barcelona?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barcelona to Tarragona, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from Barcelona to Tarragona every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Barcelona to Barcelona without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Barcelona to Tarragona?

There is one bus company that operates from Barcelona to Tarragona. Plana is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Plana141h 13m$16.32

Where does the bus leave from in Barcelona?

Most buses depart from the main station in Barcelona, Barcelona:

  • El Prat Airport T1
  • El Prat Airport T2

Where does the bus arrive in Tarragona?

All buses from Barcelona arrive at one main station in Tarragona, Barcelona:

  • Central Bus Station

Price trends for buses from Barcelona to Tarragona

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