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There are 8 ways to get from Tarifa to Barcelona by bus, train, car ferry, ferry, car, shuttle 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.

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Bus, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia-Sur to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$154 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  6h 6m

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

$44 - $271

6 alternative options

Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Barcelona

$67 - $123

Car ferry, ferry  •  28h 6m

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

$138 - $273

Drive  •  11h 12m

  1. Drive from Tarifa to Barcelona 702.7 miles

$130 - $200

Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  6h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from AC Hotel Algeciras, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Barcelona (BCN) AGP - BCN

$69 - $573

Car ferry to Tangier, fly  •  5h 48m

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

$106 - $322

Bus, train to Sevilla, fly  •  6h 23m

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

$63 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tarifa to Barcelona is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Tarifa to Barcelona is to car ferry and fly which costs 90€ - 280€ and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarifa to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Tarifa and arriving at Barcelona via Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Tarifa to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Tarifa and arriving at Barcelona via Tangier Med. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 6m.

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The distance between Tarifa and Barcelona is 901 km. The road distance is 1124.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tarifa to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 34m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Tarifa to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Tarifa to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Algeciras station.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Tarifa to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Map of how to get from Tarifa to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 562.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 34m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Tarifa to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 19h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Valladolid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Oviedo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Fernando - Bahía Sur to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Cadiz Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Fernando Bahía Sur to Jerez Airport
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
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 Algeciras to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from AC Hotel Algeciras, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $39
Private
$120 - $260
Private w/ cancellation
$337
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarifa to Barcelona is 1124 km. It takes approximately 11h 12m to drive from Tarifa to Barcelona.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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