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There are 5 ways to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Tarragona Re

€7 - €9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú - C/Pare Garí to Tarragona Vilanova-Tarragona

€3 - €22

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragone 49.3 km

€6

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona 49 km

€70 - €85

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona 49 km

€4 - €7

Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona by train

The train journey time between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Tarragona is around 34 min and covers a distance of around 43 km. The fastest train normally takes 30 min. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train service departs from Villanueva Y Geltru and arrives in Tarragona. Typically 89 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
34 min
Fastest train time:
30 min
Trains per week:
89
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:36
Last train departs at:
22:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train schedules

Vilanova i la Geltrú → Tarragona
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona is to train which costs €7 - €9 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vilanova i la Geltrú - C/Pare Garí and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Villanueva Y Geltru and arriving at Tarragona. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Tarragona is 42 km. The road distance is 49 km.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs €7 - €9.

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The train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Tarragona takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona bus services, operated by Bus Garraf, depart from Vilanova i la Geltrú - C/Pare Garí station.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Villanueva Y Geltru station.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona is to train which takes 35 min and costs €7 - €9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €3 - €22 and takes 1h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona.
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  • Distance: 41.5 km
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain and Tarragona, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Tarragona hourly. Tickets cost €7 - €9 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, Bus Garraf operates a bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú - C/Pare Garí to Tarragona hourly. Tickets cost €3 - €22 and the journey takes 1h 14m.

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 Villanueva Y Geltru to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragone
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6
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Taxi from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
€70 - €85
Taxi Vilanova i la Geltrú
Phone
+34 616 900 601
Website
taxivilanova.com

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona bus services, operated by Bus Garraf, arrive at Tarragona station.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Tarragona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona is 49 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Tarragona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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