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There are 6 ways to get from Tavira to Barcelona by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Seville Plaza de Armas A4741
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Barcelona-Sants Ave

€123 - €206

Cheapest option

Train to Faro, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Porta Nova to Bom Joao
  2. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Barcelona (BCN) FAO - BCN

€33 - €118

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Bus  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Seville Plaza de Armas A4741
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Barcelona

€91 - €124

Drive  •  11h 14m

  1. Drive from Tavira to Barcelona 1159.4 km

€130 - €200

Bus to Sevilla, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Seville Plaza de Armas
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Barcelona (BCN) SVQ - BCN

€41 - €105

Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  6h 56m

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

€59 - €191

Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Brazil, India and South Africa

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tavira to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs €30 - €120 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Tavira to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs €40 - €110 and takes 5h 31m.

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

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The distance between Tavira and Barcelona is 968 km. The road distance is 1159.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tavira to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 28m and costs €120 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from Tavira to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Tavira to Barcelona bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Tavira station.

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

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

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Tavira. It is currently 10:38 PM in Tavira and 11:38 PM in Barcelona.

Map of how to get from Tavira to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 968.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Tavira to Barcelona via Seville Plaza de Armas and Seville in around 17h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Flights from Faro to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Faro to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Faro to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Flights from Jerez to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sevilla to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €140
Promo+
€115 - €125
Flexible
€150 - €190
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porta Nova to Bom Joao
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€2 - €4
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to La Parra
Ave. Duration
54 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 Tavira to Seville Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tavira to Barcelona is 1159 km. It takes approximately 11h 14m to drive from Tavira to Barcelona.

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

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