There are 7 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Camp de Tarragona A / ...

$70 - $90

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Bus MonBus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Salou

$30 - $65

5 alternative options

Bus via Zaragoza  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Cambrils

$53 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou 311 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from San Sebastian, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$55 - $274

Train to Bilbao, fly, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$45 - $155

Bus to Santander, fly, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$56 - $242

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Salou. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Salou is 357 km. The road distance is 497.6 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou without a car is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cambrils station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou is 498 km. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou.
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  • Distance: 223.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Salou, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Salou twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h. HIFE S.A. also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
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 San Sebastian to Camp de Tarragona
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Salou
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastian to Salou
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
monbus.es
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Salou
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es
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 San Sebastian to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Cambrils
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 San Sebastián to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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There are 2419+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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