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Traveling from Seville to Tarragona by train

Looking to travel from Seville to Tarragona by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 8 hours 47 minutes to travel from Seville to Tarragona by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 7 hours 4 minutes though. You'll usually find 11 trains per day running along the 747 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Tarragona, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. Trains on this route are usually operated by either AVE or Renfe. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Seville to Tarragona start from $29.21 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Tarragona by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Seville to Tarragona by train

It takes an average of 8h 47m to travel from Seville to Tarragona by train, over a distance of around 464 miles (747 km). There are normally 11 trains per day traveling from Seville to Tarragona and tickets for this journey start from $29.21 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 4m
PriceFrom $29.21
Distance464 miles (747 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train06:43
Last train20:58
Departure stationSeville
Arrival stationTarragona
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, ALSA

Seville to Tarragona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Seville to Tarragona for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:50 16:08 8h 18m, 1 change
08:13 17:45 9h 32m, 3 changes
13:48 08:19 18h 31m, 2 changes
16:28 09:09 16h 41m, 2 changes
19:58 12:57 16h 59m, 2 changes

AVE and Renfe trains from Seville to Tarragona

You can travel from Seville to Tarragona on AVE and Renfe 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.

AVE is Renfe's flagship high-speed service, with trains capable of reaching up to 193 mph (310 km/h). It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer two comfort classes – Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks. There are three fares for AVE services: the cheapest but least flexible Básico fare, the Elige fare (slightly pricier but more flexible), and the Premium fare for seats in Confort Class.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Cheap train tickets from Seville to Tarragona

The price of train tickets from Seville to Tarragona starts at $29.21 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Seville to Tarragona 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Seville to Tarragona

Want to know more about your journey from Seville to Tarragona? 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 Seville to Tarragona take?

The average journey time by train between Seville and Tarragona is 8 hours and 47 minutes, with around 11 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 Seville and Tarragona by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Seville to Tarragona is 7 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Seville to Tarragona cost?

Train tickets from Seville to Tarragona can start from as little as $29.21 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 Seville to Tarragona?

No, there are no direct train services from Seville to Tarragona. Travelling from Seville to Tarragona by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Seville to Tarragona leave?

The first train from Seville to Tarragona leaves at 06:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Seville to Tarragona leave?

The last train from Seville to Tarragona leaves at 20:58. 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 Seville and Tarragona by train?

Trains travelling from Seville to Tarragona cover a distance of around 464 miles (747 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Tarragona to Seville.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Seville to Tarragona for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 11/08/2022 for travel on 11/08/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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