How to get from Barcelona to Salou

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from Barcelona to Salou

You can get from Barcelona to Salou by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Salou on 19 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10Barcelona1h50 11:00Salou
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18:55Barcelona1h50 20:45Salou
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17:55Barcelona1h50 19:45Salou
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18:15Barcelona2h00 20:15Salou
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Salou

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
fastestFastest modeCoach • £15 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPlana

Travel 56 miles (91 km) by coach between Barcelona and Salou. Plana is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Salou.

General Information about the journey from Barcelona to Salou

Salou and Barcelona are connected by regular train and bus connections which operate throughout the week. The quickest way to get to Salou from Barcelona is via the Renfe train network, or by renting a private vehicle. However, because the route is along the Spanish coast, a bus journey could well be the most enjoyable way to make the trip.

Buses from Barcelona to Salou

Plana operates a regular bus service between Barcelona and Salou. Their buses run from Passeig de Gracia, which can be reached via Metro lines L2, L3 or L4. Buses run from just after 9 a.m. until just before midnight, and the journey takes 1 hour 55 minutes on average. There are 14 buses per day, so it should be possible to find a convenient departure time. All Plana services arrive at Placa d'Europa in Salou, which is about 15 minutes' walk from the seafront. Head down Carrer de Josep Carner and you'll be at the beach in no time.

Trains from Barcelona to Salou

Train services between these two Catalan cities are provided by Renfe - Spain's national rail company. All services depart from Barcelona Sants Station, which is linked to every part of the city via the Metro and local buses. Some trains also start at Estacio de Franca, which may be more convenient. The quickest trains only take 1 hour 20 minutes to reach Salou and there are around 10 departures every day. None of them require any changes along the way. All of them arrive at Salou's main station, which is on the Carrer de Carril, in the western half of the town. From the station, the beach and city centre are easily reached by walking down the Carrer de Barcelona.

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Your travel option from Barcelona to Salou includes taking a coach.

The fastest way to travel to Salou from Barcelona is by coach, which requires on average 2 h 10 min   of travel time.

Salou is approximately 56 miles (91 km) away from Barcelona.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Salou:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Barcelona to Salou depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Salou, Estación de Autobuses.

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  • You can travel by coach to Salou from Barcelona with Plana, and you can find Plana Barcelona to Salou tickets for £15 on Omio.
Your journey from Barcelona to Salou doesn't have to end in Salou. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zaragoza, Madrid or Bilbao. If you’d like to add Zaragoza, Madrid or Bilbao to your Barcelona to Salou trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salou today!

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Salou, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Salou online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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