There are 7 ways to get from Salou to Madrid by train, bus, night bus, 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  •  4 h 19 min

  1. R / ...
  2. Ave

$87 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 19 min

$45 - $70

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Ave / ...

$70 - $102

Night bus  •  8 h 4 min

$50 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. 343.7 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  5 h

  1. BCN - MAD

$50 - $183

Train to Valencia, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. VLC - MAD

$68 - $279

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 once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7 h 19 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 Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
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
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salou to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salou and Madrid is 415 km. The road distance is 550 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salou to Madrid is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Salou to Madrid is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou and arriving at Madrid. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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