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There are 7 ways to get from Salou to Marbella by train, 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, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Camp de Tarragona to Malaga Ave
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$123 - $179

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Malaga  •  6 h 20 min

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

$51 - $241

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Camp de Tarragona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave
  3. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$145 - $209

Train, bus via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha #2  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Salou to Barcelona Sants R / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave
  4. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$160 - $234

Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Salou to Marbella

$55 - $90

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Salou to Marbella 575.2 miles

$100 - $160

Train, fly to Granada, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Salou to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Granada (GRX) BCN - GRX
  3. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga
  4. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$89 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Salou to Marbella is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Marbella is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou and arriving at Marbella. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Salou and Marbella is 728 km. The road distance is 920.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Marbella without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 34 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from Salou to Marbella, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Salou to Marbella bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Marbella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salou to Marbella is 920 km. It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to drive from Salou to Marbella.

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Map of how to get from Salou to Marbella.
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  • Distance: 454.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 34 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Salou to Marbella 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp de Tarragona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
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.

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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Salou to Marbella
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport.

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Book your Salou to Marbella bus tickets online with ALSA.

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