There are 5 ways to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 35 min
€7 - €9
Bus • 1h 14m
€3 - €22
3 alternative options
Rideshare • 54 min
Taxi • 36 min
€70 - €85
Drive • 36 min
€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
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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train schedules
Trains departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021
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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.
The quickest way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona is to train which costs €7 - €9 and takes 35 min.
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.
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.
The distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Tarragona is 42 km. The road distance is 49 km.
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.
The train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Tarragona takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona bus services, operated by Bus Garraf, depart from Vilanova i la Geltrú - C/Pare Garí station.
Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Villanueva Y Geltru station.
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.
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.
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.
Train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Tarragona
- Ave. Duration
- 35 min
- Estimated price
- €7 - €9
- Renfe Viajeros
Bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú - C/Pare Garí to Tarragona
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 14m
- Estimated price
- €3 - €22
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona bus services, operated by Bus Garraf, arrive at Tarragona station.
Vilanova i la Geltrú to Tarragona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Tarragona station.
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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