There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Salou by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 1 h 21 min
$12 - $22
Rideshare • 1 h 35 min
$6 - $12
3 alternative options
Bus • 1 h 43 min
$11 - $30
Taxi • 1 h 12 min
$140 - $180
Drive • 1 h 12 min
$13 - $19
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Salou is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 11€ and takes 1 h 35 min.
The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Salou is to taxi which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 1 h 12 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Salou - Monument Jaume I. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Salou. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.
The distance between Barcelona and Salou is 93 km. The road distance is 111 km.
The best way to get from Barcelona to Salou without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 10€ - 19€.
The train from Barcelona Sants to Salou takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Barcelona to Salou bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, depart from Barcelona station.
Barcelona to Salou train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Sants station.
The best way to get from Barcelona to Salou is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 10€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 43 min.
What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Salou, Spain?
Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Salou hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, Empresa Plana operates a bus from Barcelona to Salou every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. HIFE S.A. also services this route once daily.
Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.
Train from Barcelona Sants to Salou
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 21 min
- Estimated price
- $12 - $22
Rideshare from Barcelone to Salou
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 35 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $6 - $12
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More Questions & Answers
Barcelona to Salou bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, arrive at Salou - Monument Jaume I station.
Barcelona to Salou train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Salou station.
Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Salou is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Barcelona to Salou.
Book your Barcelona to Salou train tickets online with Rome2rio.
There are 2146+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $57 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Salou. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.