There are 5 ways to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$56 - $210

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Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm
  2. Take the bus from Benidorm to Tarragona

$49 - $86

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$52 - $70

Train, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Castello de la Plana Tlg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Castellón de la Plana to Salou

$50 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou 261.5 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou. However, there are services departing from Alicante Airport and arriving at Salou - Av. Principat d'Andorra via Benidorm and Tarragona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

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The distance between Alicante Airport (ALC) and Salou is 343 km. The road distance is 418.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou, including transfers.

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Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante Airport station.

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The best way to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 11 min.

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

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Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Tarragona station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou.
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  • Distance: 214.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Alicante Airport (ALC), Spain and Salou, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou via Benidorm and Tarragona in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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 Barcelona Sants to Salou
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Salou
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Castello de la Plana
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Castellón de la Plana to Salou
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
hife.es
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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 Alicante Airport to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou is 418 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Salou.

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

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