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There are 11 ways to get from Liverpool to Salou by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Manchester, fly to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Barcelona (BCN) MAN - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$63 - $301

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Fly Liverpool to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 8 min

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

$57 - $339

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$86 - $318

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Barcelona (BCN) LBA - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$98 - $421

Train to Manchester, fly to Reus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Reus (REU) MAN - REU

$241 - $1,229

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$220 - $516

Train  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou R / ...

$403 - $670

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Salou

$203 - $233

Train, bus  •  33 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Salou

$217 - $346

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Est / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Valence TGV Tgv
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Salou

$502 - $626

Drive, car ferry  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Salou

$277 - $407

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Salou is to fly and train which costs £40 - £260 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Salou is to train and fly which costs £180 - £950 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Salou. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Salou via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Salou. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Salou via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Salou is 879 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Salou without a car is to train which takes 14 h 43 min and costs £310 - £550.

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It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to get from Liverpool to Salou, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Salou bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool to Salou train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Salou.
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  • Distance: 878.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 11 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Salou, Spain?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Salou via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 14 h 43 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
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 Barcelona Sants to Salou
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Salou
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$129
Schedules at
starbus.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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Salou
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Salou
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
hife.es
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Liverpool to Salou bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Salou station.

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Salou is 1 h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 11:53 AM in Liverpool and 12:53 PM in Salou.

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

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Vueling Airlines, Jet2.com, Swiss and seven other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2310+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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