There are 11 ways to get from London to Salou by plane, train, car, car train, bus and ferry, bus 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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Fly London Heathrow to Barcelona, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$105 - $337

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Fly London Gatwick to Barcelona, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$59 - $255

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Fly London Stansted to Reus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Reus (REU) STN - REU

$78 - $265

Fly London Stansted to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$68 - $255

Train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$66 - $253

Train to Southend, fly to Reus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Reus (REU) SEN - REU

$196 - $985

Train  •  11 h 35 min

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

$292 - $492

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Salou

$493 - $558

Bus and ferry, bus  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Salou

$185 - $207

Bus  •  29 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Salou

$103 - $163

Drive, carferry  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Salou

$199 - $360

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Salou. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Salou via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Salou. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Salou via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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The distance between London and Salou is 727 miles.

The best way to get from London to Salou without a car is to train which takes 11 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from London to Salou, including transfers.

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London to Salou bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Salou train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Salou is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 29 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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London to Salou bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at Salou station.

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Map of how to get from London to Salou.
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  • Distance: 727.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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

Jet2.com, Ryanair and Thomas Cook fly from London to Salou 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Salou via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Southend to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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.

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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
Book at
movelia.es
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Salou is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 2:44 AM in London and 3:44 AM in Salou.

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

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss, British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your London to Salou bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 2419+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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