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Reus Airport

Eleven kilometres northwest of Tarragona, Reus airport has flights to London, Dublin, Manchester, Brussels, Eindhoven and Frankfurt–Hahn among others, mostly with Ryanair.

Transport Options

Buses (timed for flights) run to/from Tarragona bus station (20 minutes, €4, three to five daily) as well as to/from Barcelona (1¾ hours, €15, one daily).

Bus

The bus station is 1.5km west of the old town along Rambla Nova. ALSA (www.alsa.es) destinations include Barcelona Nord (€8.70, 1½ hours, seven daily) and Valencia (€22, three to 4½ hours, six daily). Hispano Igualadina (www.igualadina.com) serves Lleida (€6, 1¼ to 1¾ hours, one to five daily).

Train

Tarragona has two train stations (www.renfe.com). The local train station (Tarragona) is a 10-minute walk south of the old town near the beach, with services to/from Barcelona (€8.05 to €21, one to 1½ hours, every 10 to 30 minutes) and Valencia (€17 to €27, two to four hours, 15 to 17 daily).

The second, out-of-town train station, Camp de Tarragona, lies 10km north of the centre (a 20-minute taxi ride). There are frequent high-speed trains to Barcelona (€12 to €32, 35 minutes) and Lleida (€14 to €26, 30 minutes). Make use of hotel transfers if arriving here late at night, as taxis can be erratic.

Car & Motorcycle

There's a central underground car park (€5.50 per day) just off Via de l'Imperi Romà, on the west edge of the old town.