There are 6 ways to get from Valencia to Tarragona by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Tarragona Em

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Tarragone 161.5 miles

$16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Tarragona

$30 - $50

Train, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Massalfassar to Castelló de la Plana C-6
  2. Take the bus from Castellón de la Plana to Port Aventura

$28 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Tarragona 161.1 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona

$42 - $173

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Tarragona, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Valencia to Tarragona every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valencia to Tarragona 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Valencia Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Massalfassar to Castelló de la Plana
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Castellón de la Plana to Port Aventura
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Tarragone
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Valencia and Tarragona is 229 km. The road distance is 258 km.

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Tarragona is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Valencia to Tarragona is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

The train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Tarragona takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs every three hours.