There are 10 ways to get from Valencia to Tarifa by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train, bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ic
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Algeciras L-305 / ...

58€ - 91€

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Bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Tarifa 232

35€ - 55€

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Train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Cordoba-Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Algeciras Alt

62€ - 153€

Bus via Algeciras  •  14h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Algeciras

66€ - 91€

Drive  •  7h 50m

  1. Drive from Valencia to Tarifa 774.5 km

80€ - 120€

Fly Valencia to Tangier, car ferry  •  5h 45m

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

98€ - 382€

Fly Valencia to Sevilla, bus  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLC - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Tarifa

44€ - 163€

Fly Valencia to Malaga, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras

48€ - 185€

Fly Valencia to Jerez, train, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Jerez (XRY) VLC - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto De Jerez to San Fernando Centro
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

Train to Alicante, fly to Malaga, bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Malaga (AGP) ALC - AGP
  3. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras

57€ - 234€

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Tarifa is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Tarifa is to fly and car ferry which costs 95€ - 390€ and takes 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Tarifa. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12h 45m.

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The distance between Valencia and Tarifa is 599 km. The road distance is 774.5 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Tarifa without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 47m and costs 55€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 8h 47m to get from Valencia to Tarifa, including transfers.

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Valencia to Tarifa bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Valencia station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Tarifa is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs 60€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Valencia to Tarifa bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Tarifa station.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Tarifa.
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  • Distance: 599.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 47m

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

You can take a train from Valencia to Tarifa via Cordoba-Central, Algeciras, and Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station in around 8h 48m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Valencia to Tarifa twice daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 12h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from Valencia to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 310€
Flights from Valencia to Jerez via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 310€
Flights from Valencia to Jerez via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 310€
Flights from Valencia to Jerez via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 310€
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Valencia to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 220€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Alicante to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 420€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Train operators
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 Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cordoba-Central to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
65€ - 90€
Promo+
75€ - 80€
Flexible
95€ - 130€
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto De Jerez to San Fernando Centro
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Málaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 13€
Schedules at
interbus.es
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Málaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 27€
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Bus from Seville to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Socibus
Phone
+34 902 22 92 92
Email
comunicacion@socibus.es?__xts__=
Website
socibusventas.es
Bus from Málaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
socibusventas.es
Book at
socibusventas.es
Bus from San Fernando to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
socibusventas.es
Book at
socibusventas.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. 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 Malaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Valencia to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
38€
Website
Inter Shipping
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
37€ - 40€
Standard Car
100€ - 110€

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Tarifa is 775 km. It takes approximately 7h 50m to drive from Valencia to Tarifa.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Tangier Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Tarifa. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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