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There are 4 ways to get from Salou to Alicante by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Salou to Alacant-Terminal Tlg

$50 - $65

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Salou to Alicante

$30 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Salou to Alicante 261.6 miles

$45 - $75

Train, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alicante (ALC) BCN - ALC

$54 - $215

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The cheapest way to get from Salou to Alicante is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Alicante is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou and arriving at Alicante. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salou and arriving at Alacant-Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Salou and Alicante is 334 km. The road distance is 418.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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The train from Salou to Alacant-Terminal takes 4 h 12 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Salou to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Salou station.

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Salou to Alicante train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Salou station.

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The best way to get from Salou to Alicante is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Salou to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 208.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Salou, Spain and Alicante, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Salou to Alicante every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Salou to Alicante 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Salou to Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Salou to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Alicante station.

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Salou to Alicante train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Alacant-Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salou to Alicante is 419 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Salou to Alicante.

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Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Book your Salou to Alicante bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 1907+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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