There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Salou by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Port Aventura Re

10€ - 13€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Salou 107.3 km

5€ - 10€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Salou - Monument Jaume I 262 / ...

9€ - 22€

Train via Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Tarragona Re

9€ - 12€

Taxi  •  1h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Salou 111 km

130€ - 160€

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Salou 111 km

11€ - 17€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Salou is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Salou is to taxi which costs 130€ - 160€ and takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Salou - Monument Jaume I. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia and arriving at Port Aventura. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Salou is 93 km. The road distance is 111 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Salou without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs 10€ - 13€.

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The train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Port Aventura takes 1h 26m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Barcelona to Salou bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Salou train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Salou is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs 10€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 22€ and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Salou.
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  • Distance: 92.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Port Aventura 3 times a day. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, Empresa Plana operates a bus from Barcelona to Salou - Monument Jaume I hourly, and the journey takes 1h 43m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Port Aventura
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona to Salou - Monument Jaume I
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Sants to Salou, Paseo Maritimo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Eurolines FR
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Barcelona to Salou
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
hife.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Salou
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
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blablacar.es
Taxi from Barcelona to Salou
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
130€ - 160€
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Taxi Barcelona 24 Horas
Phone
+34 935 16 00 27
Website
taxi24bcn.com
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat
CavaTaxi
Phone
+34 931 17 20 26
Website
cavataxi.com

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Barcelona to Salou bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, arrive at Salou - Monument Jaume I station.

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Barcelona to Salou train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Port Aventura station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Salou is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Barcelona to Salou.

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There are 3135+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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.

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