There are 3 ways to get from Barcelona to Tortosa by bus, train or car
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Bus • 2h 15m
18€ - 26€
Train • 2h 30m
14€ - 18€
1 alternative option
Drive • 1h 50m
17€ - 26€
Barcelona to Tortosa by bus
The bus journey time between Barcelona and Tortosa is around 2h 15m and covers a distance of around 199 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 15m. Services are operated by HIFE S.A.. Typically 61 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Barcelona to Tortosa bus schedules
Buses departing Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tortosa is 112.
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Last updated: 17 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Barcelona to Tortosa is to train, which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 2h 30m.
The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tortosa is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 50m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tortosa. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 15m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia and arriving at Tortosa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.
The distance between Barcelona and Tortosa is 152 km. The road distance is 179.7 km.
The best way to get from Barcelona to Tortosa without a car is to bus which takes 2h 15m and costs 18€ - 26€.
The bus from Barcelona to Tortosa takes 2h 15m including transfers and departs every three hours.
Barcelona to Tortosa bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., depart from Barcelona station.
Barcelona to Tortosa train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia station.
The best way to get from Barcelona to Tortosa is to bus which takes 2h 15m and costs 18€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 2h 30m.
What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain?
HIFE S.A. operates a bus from Barcelona to Tortosa every 3 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 26€ and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Tortosa twice daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 2h 30m.
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.
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Tortosa
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 30m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- 14€ - 18€
- Renfe Viajeros
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More Questions & Answers
Barcelona to Tortosa bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at Tortosa station.
Barcelona to Tortosa train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Tortosa station.
Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tortosa is 180 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Barcelona to Tortosa.
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