There are 5 ways to get from Tarragona to Girona by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Tarragona to Barcelona Sants R / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...

$22 - $42

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Tarragone to Gérone 117.6 miles

$13 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco to Barcelona Airport El Prat T1
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 to Lloret de Mar 2

$20 - $39

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarragona to Manresa
  2. Take the bus from Manresa to Girona L0324 / ...

$24 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Tarragona to Girona 118.4 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tarragona to Girona. However, there are services departing from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco and arriving at Girona via Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 and Lloret de Mar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tarragona to Girona. However, there are services departing from Tarragona and arriving at Girona via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Tarragona and Girona is 163 km. The road distance is 189.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tarragona to Girona without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Tarragona to Girona, including transfers.

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Tarragona to Girona bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, depart from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco station.

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Tarragona to Girona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Tarragona station.

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The best way to get from Tarragona to Girona is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 42 min.

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Tarragona to Girona bus services, operated by Moventis, arrive at Lloret de Mar station.

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Tarragona to Girona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Girona station.

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Map of how to get from Tarragona to Girona.
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  • Distance: 101.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Tarragona, Spain and Girona, Spain?

You can take a train from Tarragona to Girona via Barcelona Sants in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tarragona to Girona via Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 and Lloret de Mar in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Tarragona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco to Barcelona Airport El Prat T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $15
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Tarragona to Manresa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Mou-te Public Transport in Catalonia
Website
mou-te.gencat.cat
Bus from Manresa to Girona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
mou-te.gencat.cat
Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tarragone to Gérone
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Book at
blablacar.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarragona to Girona is 189 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Tarragona to Girona.

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There are 716+ hotels available in Girona. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Tarragona and Girona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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