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

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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Train  •  4 h 8 min

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

$50 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Tarragona Ouibus

$21 - $57

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 43 min

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

$48 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Salou 259.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$55 - $214

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Salou is to bus which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Salou is to train which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Salou. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Salou - Monument Jaume I via Tarragona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Salou. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Salou is 334 km. The road distance is 414.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Salou without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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The train from Alacant-Terminal to Salou takes 4 h 8 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Alicante to Salou is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Salou.
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  • Distance: 208.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Alicante to Salou every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Salou 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
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 Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
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 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Salou
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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 to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Alicante - bus station to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Salou is 415 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Alicante to Salou.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Salou bus tickets online with ALSA and Distribusion.

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There are 2146+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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