The Universitat Rovira i Virgili is situated in Tarragona, and is located in the south of Catalonia (one of the seventeen autonomous regions within the Spanish state), in the northeastern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.
Well-connected to Europe and the rest of the peninsula, it offers easy access to two airports: one in Reus, just 5 kilometers away, and the other in Barcelona, just 95 kilometers away.
Tarragona is linked to the rest of Catalonia, Spain and to Europe by three major motorways: The C-32 Motorway between Barcelona to El Vendrell, the Mediterranean Motorway (AP-7), which runs from the French border at La Jonquera to Alicante province and the south of Spain, and the North Motorway (AP-2) that links the Basque Country with Barcelona and the North of Catalonia.
From Barcelona. Motorway AP-7. Exit 33 Tarragona
From Barcelona. Motorway C-32 and Motorway AP-7. Exit 33 Tarragona
From Valencia. Motorway AP-7. Exit 33 Tarragona
From Zaragoza. Motorway AP-2. Exit 9, Montblanc
PARKING: URV Campus Catalunya. Fee: 1,10 € / h (max. 11 € /per day).
The current timetable offers a direct bus from the airport to Tarragona every 2 hours.
The actual price of a ticket is 13 Euros
If you arrive at terminal T1 you must take the shuttle bus to terminal T2 train station, to go to the Barcelona Sants station.
From the Barcelona Sants station you can take a:
- Regional train direct to Tarragona city station.
- High speed train to the Tarragona Camp station which is outside the city. From here you can take a taxi to Tarragona (20 minutes and 30 euros) or the Bus Transfer.
Mainly low cost flights operate into Reus. If you fly into Reus you can either take a bus or a taxi from the airport to Tarragona, which is just 14 km away.
Barcelona International Airport
The majority of international flights arrive at terminal T1 in Barcelona airport. Some low cost companies still fly into terminal T2.
From the airport you can travel to Tarragona by train, bus or taxi (*)
* Taxis are always available just outside the arrival area of the airport. The actual price is 130 Euros. Please confirm this price with the taxi driver before you travel.