How to Get from Salou to the Nearest Airports and Other Destinations
Salou is the sea resort and tourist center in the Spanish region of Catalonia. You can get from it to Lloret de Mar municipality, Barcelona, Tarragona, the airports of Reus and El Prat by taxi, transfer or public transport.
Taxi from Salou
As a rule, the tourists who are travelling in Salou with a big amount of luggage or with small children, use taxi service. Besides, the travellers who go to the resort on business or for short term period, choose to book a car in a taxi company as well.
One can call a taxi in Salou by phone or via a mobile application online. If you decided to use the first option, we advise you to buy a SIM-card in one of the local cell phone stores since calls from a foreign number will be very costly.
You can not only call a car by phone but also catch it right in the street. All the cabs in Salou are painted in white, and free cars have a turned on green board on their roofs.
The taxi fares within the city limits are usually up to 10 euros. It will cost you about 20-30 euros to get to Reus Airport, even though the distance between the cities is only 10 km.
The price for a taxi will depend on the time of day, a number of passengers, and pieces of luggage, as well as possible traffic jams on the roads. Besides, the taxi drivers’ rates for intercity trips are usually significantly higher than for the trips within the city. Thus, it will cost you 120 euros to get from Salou to Barcelona–El Prat Airport; at the same time, the travel time will be around one hour.
Transfer from Salou
How to get from Salou to any other point of the country as fast as possible and with no changes? Kiwitaxi service will help you with that. Just book a private or a group transfer service, and our driver guarantees to pick you up in the specified place at the indicated time and drive you to the destination point.
The price for every trip is fixed, it depends only on the chosen car class, and will be known in advance. Thus, it will take you just 1 hour and 20 minutes to get from Salou to Barcelona, at the same time, the fare for an Economy car class will be about 179 euros and for a Minibus 19 pax — around 554 euros.
We recommend to book a transfer in Salou in advance. For this, leave your contact data and the information about the departure point on our website, and then do not forget to make a full or partial prepayment. The rest of the amount you should give to the driver in cash after the trip.
If you are planning a trip to the airport, do not forget to specify your flight data in the comment field when booking. In this case, our driver will do his/her best for you to come to Reus Airport or El Prat beforehand and not to miss your flight.
Kiwitaxi service will provide you with maximum comfort en route. All our cars are equipped with air conditioners for the convenience of all passengers, and all the cars have been in use for no more than 7 years.
Public Transport from Salou
One can get from Salou to Barcelona also by public transport - bus or train. It is the most suitable option for the travellers who prefer to save money in the trip. Thus, the bus travel time from Salou to Reus Airport will be about 1,5 hours, and it will cost you 7-10 euros.
You can get from Salou to El Prat Airport by BusPlana bus. The travel time will be approximately two hours, and the fare — about 15 euros. You can also get to Barcelona by RENFE trains which you can take at the train station; in this case, the trip will take you about 1,5 hours.
Salou: useful information
Salou attracts many tourists from around the world. In high season (from May to October), this gastronomic and trade center of Costa Daurada hosts thousands of travellers from all corners of the world.
Families with children and young people on holidays are generally coming to Salou. The city is famous for its “Port Aventura” amusement park where you can ride roller coasters and enjoy yourself in the waterpark.
The tourists who prefer calmer pastime can go for a walk on the Paseo Jaume I, and the travellers who like long walks should choose the Bypass road. It is 5,5 km long and lies along the sea. On the way, you will be able to visit a bunker and an infirmary of the Civil war period.
All the beaches in Salou are environmentally safe. There are no jellyfishes in the water, the bottom is flat and even. You can rent some equipment in the city to do diving.