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

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Salou to Barcelona Sants R / ...

$12 - $22

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Rideshare  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salou to Barcelone 67.9 miles

$2 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona - Gran Via 618

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salou to Barcelona 69.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Salou to Barcelona 69.3 miles

$13 - $19

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou - Pl. Europa and arriving at Barcelona - Gran Via 618. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salou and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Salou and Barcelona is 93 km. The road distance is 110.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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The train from Salou to Barcelona Sants takes 1 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Salou station.

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The best way to get from Salou to Barcelona is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Salou to Barcelona bus services, operated by Empresa Plana, arrive at Barcelona - Gran Via 618 station.

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

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Map of how to get from Salou to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 58 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Salou to Barcelona hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, Empresa Plana operates a bus from Salou to Barcelona hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. HIFE S.A. also services this route once daily.

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 Salou to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona - Gran Via 618
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salou to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Salou to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Agrupación Radio Taxis Tarragona
Phone
+34 977 22 14 14
Website
taxi-tarragona.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salou to Barcelona is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min 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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