There are 7 ways to get from Salou to Madrid by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$87 - $131

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Night bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salou to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4

$41 - $62

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$70 - $102

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Salou to Madrid

$45 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Salou to Madrid 343.7 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  5 h

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

$50 - $182

Train to Valencia, fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$67 - $277

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The cheapest way to get from Salou to Madrid is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Madrid is to train which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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

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The distance between Salou and Madrid is 415 km. The road distance is 549.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Salou to Madrid, including transfers.

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Salou to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Salou station.

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Salou to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Salou station.

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The best way to get from Salou to Madrid is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Salou to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Map of how to get from Salou to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 259.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Salou to Madrid via Barcelona Sants in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, HIFE S.A. operates a bus from Salou to Madrid twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp de Tarragona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Salou to Camp de Tarragona
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 Salou to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es

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