Find the best trip between Salou and Barcelona with Omio's train partners Renfe! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Barcelona from Salou:
The 118-kilometre panoramic route linking Salou with Barcelona has numerous daily train connections. In summer, and especially on weekends, its frequency increases due to a greater tourist demand. All Salou-Barcelona routes are direct and last an average of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The Regional, Talgo and Regional Express trains connect the capital of the Costa Dorada with Barcelona on a daily basis. The train journeys Salou Barcelona run through the picturesque Mediterranean literal, a few meters from the beaches. All connections on this route are managed by the Spanish company Renfe.
The shortest routes on the Salou Barcelona train last 60 minutes and are operated by the Talgo fleet. The duration of journeys on board Regional and Regional Express trains varies between 1 hour and 38 minutes and 1 hour and 59 minutes. The journeys with less intermediate stops are in charge of Talgo.
From Monday to Sunday there are up to 19 daily connections between Salou and Barcelona. The number of these routes decreases at the end of the high season, which corresponds to the months of June, July and August. During their journey, the Talgo fleet makes intermediate stops at Port Aventura and Tarragona, while the Regional and Regional Express trains also stop at Torredembarra, Altafulla, Sitges and Vilanova.
Salou Station: is located 3 kilometers from Port Aventura theme park and 14 kilometers from Reus airport. Its small building has a waiting room, cafeteria, free wifi, paying bathrooms and vending machines. A tourist train connects Salou station with Port Aventura in a matter of minutes, while Bus Plana buses connect its premises with Reus airport.
Barcelona-Sants station: is very close to the city centre, with which it communicates by metro lines L5 and L3. An extensive network of day and night buses connects the station with different areas of the city. Metro line L9 connects its premises with Barcelona-El Prat airport. The station's services include a hotel, pharmacy, shops and cafeterias with free wifi.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Salou and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salou, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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