There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Salou by train, bus, rideshare, 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, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Camp de Tarragona Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Camp de Tarragona to Salou - Estanc

$71 - $97

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Salou 341.9 miles

$36

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$85 - $122

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Salou

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Salou 341.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$49 - $182

Fly to Valencia, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$66 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Salou is to rideshare which costs 31€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Salou is to train and bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Salou is 415 km. The road distance is 546.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Madrid to Salou, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Salou. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Salou. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Salou via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Madrid to Salou bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cambrils station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Salou.
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  • Distance: 259.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Salou via Barcelona Sants in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Salou once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Camp de Tarragona
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Salou
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Camp de Tarragona to Salou - Estanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Salou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.es

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