There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Tarifa by train, bus, ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malaga Ave
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Algeciras Ouibus

$131 - $180

Cheapest option

Fly to Algeciras  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Algeciras (AEI) BCN - AEI

$34 - $211

8 alternative options

Bus  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Algeciras

$69 - $105

Ferry, car ferry  •  27 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$147 - $289

Drive  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Tarifa 702.9 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Tangier, car ferry  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Tangier (TNG) BCN - TNG
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$105 - $329

Fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Jerez (XRY) BCN - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$44 - $268

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Malaga (AGP) BCN - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras
  3. Take the bus from Algeciras to Tarifa

$45 - $228

Fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ) BCN - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$63 - $244

Fly to Granada, bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Granada (GRX) BCN - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Algeciras

$73 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Tarifa is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 20 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tarifa is to fly and car ferry which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 90€ - 290€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tarifa is 901 km. The road distance is 1125 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Barcelona to Tarifa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Tarifa. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tarifa via Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Barcelona to Tarifa. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tarifa via Tangier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Tarifa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 19 h 15 min. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, HELITY Copter Airlines and Ryanair fly from Barcelona to Tarifa twice daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
HELITY Copter Airlines
Website
helity.es
Flights from Barcelona to Algeciras via Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Algeciras via Palma Mallorca, Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Malaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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 Barcelona to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from San Fernando to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Bus from Algeciras to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
CTMCG
Phone
+34 (0) 955038665
Website
siu.ctmcg.es
Bus from Algeciras to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
siu.ctmcg.es
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$43 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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