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📍 Salou how to get there: All options


In this post we are going to review all the possible options to get to Salou.

Salou is very well connected and has a wide variety of combinations of all types of transport. Depending on your place of origin and your travel preferences, you will be able to arrive in the way that best suits you.

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What will you find in this article?

How to get to Salou

By plane

He The nearest airport is Reus, where companies such as Thomson, Thomas Cook/Thomas Cook Belgium, Jetairfly, Jet2 and Ryanair operate.

In this article you will find all the information about Reus Airport, companies, routes, schedules, etc.

Barcelona-El Prat airport is also a good option (depending on your city of origin) for people traveling to Salou and it is home to other major low cost airlines such as BmiBaby, Jet2, easyJet, Vueling and Monarch, and also full service airlines such as British airways, Transaero Airlines, Air Transat , US Airways and Iberia.

How to go from Barcelona to Salou (including from Barcelona Airport)

Salou, capital of the Costa Dorada, It is located 10 km from Tarragona already 113 km from Barcelona.

Si has decidido pasar tus vacaciones rodeado de sus excelentes playas y calas para disfrutar de su clima mediterráneo, y vas a viajar en avión al aeropuerto de Barcelona - El Prat, ten en cuenta que Salou is 98 km from Barcelona airport.

You may not have made up your mind yet, and you may want to check your transportation options before booking your flight and hotel.

Here we explain in a simple way the 3 options you have to get to Salou without getting lost: bus, train and transfer service or taxi.

By Bus

The best option if you do not want to complicate your life is book through Omio, during the booking process they will tell you in detail where you should go. With Omio you book directly the Plana Bus that we see below.

The company that offers the service is BUSPLANA. Durante la temporada primavera - verano, el número de autocares disponibles y la frecuencia es mayor que durante la temporada baja, en otoño - invierno.

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As you can see in the image, you can take the bus at any of the 2 Barcelona airport terminals, or even if you are in Barcelona city, from Plaça Catalunya, Passeig de Gràcia or Calle Maria Cristina.

📅 In this link you can see the schedules and frequencies to go by bus from Barcelona to Salou.


The journey from Barcelona-El Prat airport to Salou lasts approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes

Bus stops in Salou

The bus has up to 18 stops in Salou, check here where they are.

Go by train from Barcelona to Salou (with change in Tarragona)

WARNING: Salou's urban train station is currently out of service. To get to Salou by train you have to get off at the Port Aventura train station. The new Salou station is in the project phase, it will be called Salou-Port Aventura and it will be located opposite the current Port Aventura station.

The Port Aventura station is located 1.9 km from Plaça Europa in Salou (20 minutes on foot), therefore, the future Salou station will also be at that distance, but it will have a taxi and bus stop to get to the center of Salou. De todos modos...


... también ten en cuenta que ...

...No hay tren directo a Salou desde el aeropuerto de Barcelona - El Prat. If you want to use this means of transport First you must go to the Sants station in Barcelona and there take a Regional Express train to the Port Aventura train station.

To get to Sants station you have two options: the airport train that leaves from terminal T2 and AEROBUS (the closest bus stop to the station is in Plaza Espanya, which is about a 10-minute walk away).

If your option is the airport train and you arrive at T1 you have a free bus that connects the two terminals. As you will have understood, the best thing you can do right now is take the bus, but if in any case you prefer the train, here are the details:

Schedule and frequency of trains

The schedule may vary depending on the time of year but to give you an idea, the first train leaves at 8:30 am and the last at 8:30 pm. Only 3 or 4 trains run a day, depending on the time of year.


The journey from Sants station to Salou is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Price per person 2023

Regional Express trains cost 8,80 €. Can check schedules, prices and book here.

Servicio de lanzadera - traslado en taxi privado, minivan o autobús

It is undoubtedly the most comfortable and fastest option, so as you are thinking, it is the least economical option. However, as the number of passengers increases, it can be even cheaper than the train or coach. And best of all, a driver is waiting for you inside the terminal with a sign with your name on it.

He accompanies you to the vehicle, which will be parked next to the terminal, and from the transfer vehicle parking lot he will take you to the door of your hotel or apartment building. Afterwards, all you have to do is unpack, put on your swimsuit and take your first dip.

Target price

  • From €157.00, 4 people (€39.25 per person)
  • From €195.00, 6 people (€32.50 per person)
  • From €271.00, 12 people (€22.55 per person)
  • From €300.00, 16 people (€18.75 per person)

How to go from Tarragona to Salou

The bus connections between Tarragona and Salou are few during the year, in summer there are more frequencies.

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The buses between Tarragona and Salou take 54 minutes, which is outrageous considering that it is a 10 km journey.

The cheapest way to travel from Tarragona to Salou is by train with an average price of €6. Getting to Salou by train takes approximately 11 min.

Can book your train tickets in Renfe o comprarlos directamente en la estación de tren de Tarragona. Hay trenes Tarragona - Salou cada 1 hora más o menos.

As you have already read before, the Salou train station is located in Port Aventura, so you will have to walk a bit.

Tarragona train station:

Consider the option of BlaBlaCarEvery day you will find many private cars that make the Tarragona Salou route.

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Summary: Salou how to get there

BY CAR Salou is connected to: AP7 motorway. To access the town, take exit 35. A-7, C-14 motorway.BY PLANE REUS AIRPORT Highway Tarragona to Reus, s/n
977 77 98 32 (Aena) AIRPORT OF BARCELONA The Prat of Llobregat
91 321 10 00 (Aena)
Estación de RENFE - Salou-PortAventura
Av. de Joan Fuster, s/n
912 32 03 20 / 900 41 00 41Renfe Camp de Tarragona station
See on the map
912 32 03 20
BY BUS Salou bus station
flat Aeropuerto de Barcelona, Aeropuerto de Reus, Barcelona, Bonavista (Tarragona), Cambrils, Camp de Tarragona (AVE), Estación tren Salou-PortAventura, La Pineda, Port Aventura World, ReusTarragona, Vila-seca 977 55 36 80
WhatsApp: 620 20 16 32
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REUS AIRPORT to La Pineda, Salou, Port Aventura Hotels, Cambrils

  • 6,95 € (one way ticket) 12.95 (round-trip ticket).

AIRPORT OF BARCELONA to La Pineda, Salou, Port Aventura Hotels, Cambrils

  • 14,95 € (one way ticket) 27,00 € (round-trip ticket)


  • 12,85 € (one way ticket) 22,95 € (round-trip ticket)

FAQ and frequently asked questions How to get to Salou

How much does it cost to go to Salou from Barcelona?

By Bus:
From Barcelona Airport to Salou it costs €16.90 with a duration of 1 hour. 40 minutes.
From Barcelona city to Salou it costs €16.90 with a duration of 1 hour. 55 min.
By train:
From Barcelona to Salou from €8.80 with a duration of 1 hour 6 minutes.

How much is a taxi from Barcelona to Salou?

A taxi from Barcelona to Salou costs around €195.00It depends on the time and the area of Barcelona where you take the taxi.

What is the closest airport to Salou?

He Salou's closest airport is Reus airport, where companies such as Thomson, Thomas Cook/Thomas Cook Belgium, Jetairfly, Jet2 and Ryanair operate.

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