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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Tavira by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Tavira

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Fly to Faro

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Faro (FAO)

Bus via Seville

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Tavira

Bus

  1. Take the Bus from Barcelona to Ayamonte

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Tavira

Fly to Sevilla, drive

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Drive from Sevilla to Tavira

Fly to Jerez, train, bus

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Jerez (XRY)
  2. Take the train from La Parra to Sevilla-San Bernardo
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Tavira

Barcelona to Tavira by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Barcelona and Tavira is around 8h 59m and covers a distance of around 1249 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 10m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Sevilla (TUSSAM), Rede Expressos and others, the Barcelona to Tavira service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Tavira. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
8h 59m Average Duration
€126 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Tavira is to fly and train and bus, which costs €45 - €240 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tavira is to fly and drive which costs €55 - €190 and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Tavira. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tavira via Sevilla Plaza de Armas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 45m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tavira is 968 km. The road distance is 1160.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tavira without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 59m and costs €120 - €220.

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It takes approximately 8h 59m to get from Barcelona to Tavira, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Tavira bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tavira is to bus via Seville which takes 17h 45m and costs €90 - €130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €45 - €240 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Barcelona to Tavira bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Ayamonte station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tavira.
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  • Distance: 968.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 59m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Tavira, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Barcelona to Tavira via Seville and Sevilla Plaza de Armas in around 17h 45m. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and TAP Portugal fly from Barcelona to Tavira once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €420
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €140
Promo+
€115 - €125
Flexible
€150 - €190
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from La Parra to Sevilla-San Bernardo
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Tavira
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
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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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Tavira
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
ALSA
Bus from Barcelona to Seville
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
ALSA

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Tavira is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 12:16 PM in Barcelona and 11:16 AM in Tavira.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tavira is 1160 km. It takes approximately 11h 17m to drive from Barcelona to Tavira.

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Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Tavira. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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