There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Tarragona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Tarragona Em / ...

$50 - $65

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Tarragona

$30 - $55

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Tarragona 265.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Alicante, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona

$53 - $214

Train to Valencia, fly, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona

$62 - $205

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Tarragona is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Tarragona is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Tarragona is 342 km. The road distance is 425.4 km.

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The train from Alacant-Terminal to Tarragona takes 3 h 55 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Alicante to Tarragona every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Tarragona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators

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