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Valencia to Tarragona by train

It takes an average of 4h 36m to travel from Valencia to Tarragona by train, over a distance of around 142 miles (229 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Valencia to Tarragona and tickets for this journey start from $15.21 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 27m
PriceFrom $15.21
Distance142 miles (229 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train06:05
Last train19:07
Departure stationValencia
Arrival stationTarragona
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, ALSA

Valencia to Tarragona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Valencia to Tarragona for Saturday Jun 19th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:09 Valencia-Cabanyal12:56 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 14020 Renfe Get tickets4h 47m, 1 change
09:15 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla13:39 Tarragona EstacióEuromed 1092 Renfe Get tickets4h 24m, 1 change
13:05 Valencia Estaciò Nord15:35 Tarragona EstacióTalgo 460 Renfe Get tickets2h 30m, direct
14:30 Valencia-Cabanyal17:56 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 14302 Renfe Get tickets3h 26m, 1 change
17:10 Valencia Estaciò Nord19:37 Tarragona EstacióTalgo 264 Renfe Get tickets2h 27m, direct
20:31 Valencia Estaciò Nord23:05 Tarragona EstacióTalgo 1402 Renfe Get tickets2h 34m, direct
08:09 Valencia-Cabanyal12:56 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 14020 Renfe Get tickets4h 47m, 1 change
09:15 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla13:39 Tarragona EstacióEuromed 1092 Renfe Get tickets4h 24m, 1 change
13:05 Valencia Estaciò Nord15:35 Tarragona EstacióTalgo 460 Renfe Get tickets2h 30m, direct
14:30 Valencia-Cabanyal17:56 Tarragona EstacióRegional Exprés 14302 Renfe Get tickets3h 26m, 1 change

Renfe and Euromed trains from Valencia to Tarragona

You can travel from Valencia to Tarragona 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 Valencia to Tarragona

The price of train tickets from Valencia to Tarragona starts at $15.21 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 Valencia 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 Valencia to Tarragona

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

The average journey time by train between Valencia and Tarragona is 4 hours and 36 minutes, with around 8 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 Valencia and Tarragona by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Valencia to Tarragona is 2 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Valencia to Tarragona cost?

Train tickets from Valencia to Tarragona can start from as little as $15.21 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 Valencia to Tarragona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Valencia to Tarragona without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Valencia to Tarragona each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Valencia to Tarragona leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Valencia to Tarragona leaves at 19:07. 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 Valencia and Tarragona by train?

Trains travelling from Valencia to Tarragona cover a distance of around 142 miles (229 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Tarragona to Valencia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Valencia to Tarragona for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/19/2021. 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 08/13/2021 for travel on 08/13/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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