TRANSFER FROM BARCELONA AIRPORT TO TARRAGONA
Barcelona airport is 90 km away from Tarragona. Probably, the most convenient way from the airport to Tarragona is a shuttle-bus service run by the company Bus Plana. The trip takes 1h and 10minutes (from airport Terminal 1 to Tarragona), depending on traffic conditions. You can either buy your ticket online or directly on the bus (around 13 euros per journey).
Taking a train from the airport to Barcelona Sants railway station and from there to Tarragona railway station.
Other options would be taking a taxi (Barcelona taxis are black&yellow), but this may cost you easily over 120 euros per journey.
COST will reimburse Taxi expenses only per its rules as mentioned in COST Vademecum as explained below;
An eligible participant is permitted to claim taxi expenses in the following instances:
- When public transport is not available;
- If taxis are taken before 7 am to facilitate an early departure and / or if a taxi is taken after 10 pm due to a late arrival.
Taxi expenses up to a maximum of EUR 80 for the entire journey can be claimed by eligible participants if either of the above criteria have been respected. A justification must be encoded in the dedicated space on the OTRR. Taxi expenses can only be paid against the amounts detailed on taxi receipts. Taxi receipts must clearly detail the name of the service provider, the full price of the journey and the date of travel. Tips are not eligible for reimbursement.