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There are 5 ways to get from Salou to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Port Aventura to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia Re

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Rideshare  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Salou to Barcelone 108.1 km

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Av. Principat d'Andorra - Apar. CYE to Estació del Camp de Tarragona
  2. Take the train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants Avn / ...

Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Salou to Barcelona 110.5 km

Salou to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Salou and Barcelona is around 1h 34m and covers a distance of around 97 km. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Salou to Barcelona train service departs from Port Aventura and arrives in Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia. Typically 32 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

32 Weekly Trains
1h 34m Average Duration
€10 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Salou to Barcelona is to rideshare, which costs €2 - €11 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Barcelona is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou - Pl. Europa and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Port Aventura and arriving at Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Salou and Barcelona is 93 km. The road distance is 110.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs €10 - €13.

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The train from Port Aventura to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia takes 1h 34m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Salou to Barcelona bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, depart from Salou - Pl. Europa station.

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Salou to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Port Aventura station.

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The best way to get from Salou to Barcelona is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs €10 - €13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Salou to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 92.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 34m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Port Aventura to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia 5 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Alternatively, Empresa Plana operates a bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona hourly, and the journey takes 2h 35m. HIFE S.A. also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Port Aventura to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Av. Principat d'Andorra - Apar. CYE to Estació del Camp de Tarragona
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Salou to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
HIFE S.A.
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salou to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €11
Book at
blablacar.es

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Salou to Barcelona bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Salou to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salou to Barcelona is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Salou to Barcelona.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salou and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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