There are 7 ways to get from Tarifa to Barcelona by car ferry, plane, shuttle, bus, train, ferry 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.

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Carferry to Tangier, fly  •  5 h 38 min

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

$106 - $323

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Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  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

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Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  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 - $554

Bus, train to Sevilla, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  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

Bus  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Barcelona

$67 - $104

Carferry, ferry  •  28 h 6 min

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

$138 - $274

Drive  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Tarifa to Barcelona 702.7 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarifa to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Tarifa - Centro de Salud and arriving at Barcelona via Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 59 min.

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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 28 h 6 min.

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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 which takes 20 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min 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 Tangier Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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Air Arabia Maroc, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Tangier Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tarifa to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 562.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Fernando - Bahía Sur to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $40
Private
$120 - $260
Private w/ cancellation
$339
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
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
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
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
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125

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