There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona by bus, train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 to Tarragona

$15 - $17

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Barcelona Sants R2
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona Em / ...

$13 - $28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona 52.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona 52.4 miles

$9 - $15

What companies run services between Barcelona Airport (BCN), Spain and Tarragona, Spain?

Empresa Plana operates a bus from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona via Barcelona Sants in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Other operators
Taxi from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Taxis Barcelona 24 Hora
Phone
+34 930 13 01 06
Website
taxidebarcelona.net
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona Airport (BCN) and Tarragona is 72 km. The road distance is 84 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona is to taxi which takes 56 min and costs 100€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Tarragona. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Airport (BCN) and arriving at Tarragona via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

The bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 to Tarragona takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.