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Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació by train

It takes an average of 1h 06m to travel from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació by train, over a distance of around 50 miles (80 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació and tickets for this journey start from $7.12 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 56m
Price$7.12 - $28.34
Distance50 miles (80 km)
Frequency33 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona Sants
Arrival stationTarragona Estació
ChangesDirect trains available
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Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació for Thursday Aug 13th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:00 Barcelona Sants07:10 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 18059 Renfe Get tickets1h 10m, direct
06:33 Barcelona Sants07:44 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 15907 Renfe Get tickets1h 11m, direct
07:30 Barcelona Sants08:42 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 15029 Renfe Get tickets1h 12m, direct
07:58 Barcelona Sants09:09 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 18051 Renfe Get tickets1h 11m, direct
08:30 Barcelona Sants09:39 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 15231 Renfe Get tickets1h 09m, direct
09:00 Barcelona Sants10:00 Tarragona EstacióTalgo 697 Renfe Get tickets1h 00m, direct
09:03 Barcelona Sants10:09 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 17501 Renfe Get tickets1h 06m, direct
09:33 Barcelona Sants10:39 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 15021 Renfe Get tickets1h 06m, direct
10:00 Barcelona Sants11:10 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 18093 Renfe Get tickets1h 10m, direct
11:03 Barcelona Sants12:00 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 18251 Renfe Get tickets57m, direct

Renfe and Euromed trains from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació

You can travel from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació on Renfe and Euromed trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

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Euromed is Renfe's high-speed service that travels along the Mediterranean coast. Able to travel at 155 mph (250 km/h), Euromed trains run on the Barcelona – Tarragona – Castellón – Valencia – Alicante route - also known as the "Mediterranean Corridor". With a frequency of up to 12 daily trips between these cities, Euromed trains offer two classes on board – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). Designed by Talgo, the trains that run between Barcelona and Alicante offer 63 seats in Preferente and 236 in Turista, with 11 carriages (including a food carriage) and two locomotives, which allows them to travel in both directions.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació start at $7.12 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $15.66.
lowest price found
from$7.12
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$15.21
on the day
avg. single price$15.66

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona Sants and Tarragona Estació is 1 hour and 6 minutes, with around 33 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona Sants and Tarragona Estació by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació is 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació can start from as little as $7.12 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació leave?

The first train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació leaves at 06:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació leave?

The last train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació leaves at 21:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona Sants and Tarragona Estació by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació cover a distance of around 50 miles (80 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Tarragona Estació to Barcelona Sants.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Estació for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/13/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/10/2020 for travel on 03/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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