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There are 6 ways to get from Benalmádena 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  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Camp de Tarragona Ave

$124 - $181

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Bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Tarragona Ouibus

$41 - $100

4 alternative options

Train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou R / ...

$150 - $226

Drive  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Benalmádena to Salou 552.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$46 - $233

Fly to Valencia, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Valencia (VLC) AGP - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Salou

$83 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Benalmádena to Salou is to bus which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Benalmádena to Salou is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Benalmádena to Salou. However, there are services departing from Benalmádena and arriving at Salou - Monument Jaume I via Malaga and Tarragona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Benalmádena to Salou. However, there are services departing from Benalmadena-Arroyo de la Miel and arriving at Salou via Malaga, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

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The distance between Benalmádena and Salou is 702 km. The road distance is 883.9 km.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Salou without a car is to train which takes 7 h 29 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Benalmádena to Salou, including transfers.

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

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Benalmádena to Salou train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Salou is to train which takes 7 h 29 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Benalmádena to Salou.
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  • Distance: 438.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Benalmádena to Salou 3 times a day. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Benalmádena to Salou 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 15 h 20 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Malaga to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Camp de Tarragona
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
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 Valencia Estacio del Nord to Salou
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Malaga to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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 Malaga to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Benalmádena to Salou is 884 km. It takes approximately 8 h 44 min to drive from Benalmádena to Salou.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2229+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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