There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Ave / ...

$72 - $99

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 30 min

  1. 341.9 miles

$37

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Ave
  2. R / ...

$88 - $125

Bus HIFE S.A.  •  7 h 18 min

$45 - $70

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 53 min

$51 - $74

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. 341.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. MAD - BCN

$50 - $183

Fly to Valencia, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. MAD - VLC

$68 - $282

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, HIFE S.A. operates a bus from Madrid to Salou once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7 h 18 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

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 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, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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 Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Salou
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Madrid to Salou
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Salou
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Cambrils
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Salou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Salou is 415 km. The road distance is 547 km.

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

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

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Salou. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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