There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Salou by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, 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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Train to Bristol, fly to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Barcelona (BCN) BRS - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$127 - $307

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Bus  •  30 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre
  4. Take the bus from Barcelona to Salou - Monument Jaume I

$77 - $116

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$82 - $280

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$132 - $387

Train to London Stansted, fly to Reus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Reus (REU) STN - REU

$109 - $313

Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$115 - $330

Train to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$99 - $303

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou

$94 - $296

Train  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Salou R / ...

$317 - $538

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Salou

$194 - $223

Train, bus  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Camp de Tarragona Ave / ...

$147 - $233

Car ferry, drive  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Salou

$204 - $351

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Salou. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Salou via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 55 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Salou is 694 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Salou without a car is to train which takes 13 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Southampton to Salou, including transfers.

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Southampton to Salou bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Salou is to train which takes 13 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Southampton to Salou bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Salou station.

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Salou is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 9:08 PM in Southampton and 10:08 PM in Salou.

BMI Regional, Air France, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Salou.
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  • Distance: 693.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Salou, Spain?

You can take a train from Southampton to Salou via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 13 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Salou via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Paris Centre - Bercy, Barcelona City Centre, Estació del Nord, Gran Via-Pau Claris, and Barcelona in around 30 h 18 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 Barcelona Sants to Salou
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Salou
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$129
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona to Salou - Monument Jaume I
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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There are 2419+ hotels available in Salou. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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