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There are 10 ways to get from Calais 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  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou R / ...

241€ - 288€

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Bus  •  23h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona
  3. Take the bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 to Salou - Pl. Europa

80€ - 150€

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Drive  •  13h 5m

  1. Drive from Calais to Salou 888.7 miles

160€ - 240€

Train to Brussels, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Barcelona (BCN) BRU - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

100€ - 312€

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Barcelona (BCN) LIL - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

109€ - 772€

Train to Charleroi, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Barcelona (BCN) CRL - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

117€ - 410€

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Barcelona  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Barcelona (BCN) CDG - BCN
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

106€ - 314€

Train to Charleroi, fly to Reus  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Reus (REU) CRL - REU

216€ - 1031€

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Toulouse, train  •  11h 51m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Toulouse (TLS) LIL - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

150€ - 317€

Train, train to Beauvais, fly to Barcelona  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Barcelona (BCN) BVA - BCN
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

91€ - 294€

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Salou is to bus which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 23h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Salou is to train and fly which costs 210€ - 1100€ and takes 8h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Salou. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Salou - Pl. Europa via Lille, Estació del Nord and Barcelona Airport El Prat T1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Salou. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Salou via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 22m.

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The distance between Calais and Salou is 1099 km. The road distance is 1421.9 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Salou without a car is to train which takes 11h 22m and costs 240€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 11h 22m to get from Calais to Salou, including transfers.

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Calais to Salou bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Salou train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Salou is to train which takes 11h 22m and costs 240€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 23h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Salou.
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  • Distance: 687.2 miles
  • Duration: 11h 22m

What companies run services between Calais, France and Salou, Spain?

You can take a train from Calais to Salou via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 11h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Salou via Lille, Barcelona, Estació del Nord, and Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 in around 23h 37m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 460€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 290€
Flights from Charleroi to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Charleroi to Reus
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 900€
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 220€
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 220€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 460€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 800€
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
80€ - 110€
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
170€ - 200€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
230€ - 340€
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 40€
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
95€ - 130€
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 Barcelona Sants to Salou
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
renfe.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 95€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
40€ - 95€
Premier
85€ - 110€
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
28€ - 50€
Premier
55€ - 58€
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Bus operators
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 Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T1 to Salou - Pl. Europa
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 15€
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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Calais to Salou bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, arrive at Salou - Pl. Europa station.

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