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There are 10 ways to get from Salou to Rome by shuttle, plane, train, night bus, bus, car ferry 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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Shuttle, fly to Rome

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Salou to Barcelona Airport
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rome (FCO)

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Shuttle, fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Salou to Barcelona Airport
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

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Shuttle, fly to Florence, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Salou to Barcelona Airport
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Florence (FLR)
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

Shuttle, fly to Naples, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Salou to Barcelona Airport
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Naples (NAP)
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Vilaseca to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the night bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Torino - Bus station
  4. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Roma Termini

Train

  1. Take the train from Port Aventura to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  4. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini

Bus via Genoa

  1. Take the bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
  3. Take the bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona - Palau Reial
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the train from Ladispoli-Cerveteri to Roma Termini

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Salou to Roma

Drive

  1. Drive from Salou to Rome

Salou to Rome by train

The train journey time between Salou and Rome is around 35h 56m and covers a distance of around 1705 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21h 24m. The fastest train normally takes 35h 56m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Salou to Rome train service departs from Port Aventura and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
14h 32m
Layover time:
21h 24m
Total time:
35h 56m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
35h 56m
Train distance:
1705 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€200
Carbon emissions:
89 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
22:15
Last train departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Salou to Rome train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salou to Rome is to shuttle and fly which costs €40 - €140 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Salou to Rome is to shuttle and fly which costs €40 - €140 and takes 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salou and arriving at Roma. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 23h.

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No, there is no direct train from Salou to Rome. However, there are services departing from Port Aventura and arriving at Roma Termini via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 23m.

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The distance between Salou and Rome is 950 km. The road distance is 1460.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salou to Rome without a car is to train and night bus which takes 18h 22m and costs €110 - €230.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Salou to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Salou to Rome is to train which takes 18h 23m and costs €170 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus via Genoa, which costs and takes 21h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Salou to Rome.
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  • Distance: 949.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Salou, Spain and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Salou to Rome via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Torino Porta Susa in around 18h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salou to Rome via Barcelona, Casp, 34, Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord, Barcelona Nord - Bus Station, Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia, and Genoa in around 21h 51m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Rome via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Rome via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Barcelona to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €160
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Torino - Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Ladispoli-Cerveteri to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vilaseca to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Port Aventura to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Bus operators
TerraVision ES
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Shuttle from Salou to Barcelona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€17
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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terravision.eu
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Salou - Pl. Europa to Barcelona - Palau Reial
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€250 - €360
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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