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How to travel from Tarragona to Lleida by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Tarragona to Lleida? Look no further.

You'll usually find 3 trains per day running between Tarragona and Lleida, which usually take 6 hours 39 minutes to complete the 76 km journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 38 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Lleida from Tarragona, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with AVE, Avlo or Renfe, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Tarragona to Lleida if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $3.52. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Tarragona to Lleida by train

It takes an average of 6h 39m to travel from Tarragona to Lleida by train, over a distance of around 47 miles (76 km). There are normally 3 trains per day traveling from Tarragona to Lleida and tickets for this journey start from $3.52 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 38m
PriceFrom $3.52
Distance47 miles (76 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train09:21
Last train20:27
Departure stationTarragona
Arrival stationLleida
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsAvanza - Alosa, Renfe, AVANZA MOVILIDAD INTEGRAL S.L.U.

Tarragona to Lleida train times

Check out the next trains departing from Tarragona to Lleida for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:21 11:59 3h 38m, 1 change
14:12 17:59 3h 47m, 1 change
19:27 07:59 12h 32m, 1 change

AVE, Renfe, Avant and Alvia trains from Tarragona to Lleida

You can travel from Tarragona to Lleida on AVE, Renfe, Avant and Alvia 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.

Able to reach speeds of at 155 mph (250 km/h), Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communities. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 125 miles (200 km). They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h) on international lines and 125 mph (200 km/h) on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

Cheap train tickets from Tarragona to Lleida

The price of train tickets from Tarragona to Lleida starts at $3.52 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 Tarragona to Lleida 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 Tarragona to Lleida

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

The average journey time by train between Tarragona and Lleida is 6 hours and 39 minutes, with around 3 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 Tarragona and Lleida by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Tarragona to Lleida is 3 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Tarragona to Lleida cost?

Train tickets from Tarragona to Lleida can start from as little as $3.52 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 Tarragona to Lleida?

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

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

The first train from Tarragona to Lleida leaves at 09:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Tarragona to Lleida leaves at 20:27. 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 Tarragona and Lleida by train?

Trains travelling from Tarragona to Lleida cover a distance of around 47 miles (76 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lleida to Tarragona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Tarragona to Lleida 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 01/31/2023 for travel on 01/31/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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