Salou travel guide

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You're Going to Love Salou

With a population of 26,649, Salou is a must-see destination in Catalonia, Spain. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Salou to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Salou

Salou in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 90
1 night at 3-star hotel
Salou in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 90
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Salou

Plane

When flying to Salou, you’ll arrive at Reus (REU), which is located 8 km from the city centre.

Train

Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Salou, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Salou to Girona takes 0h 39m and costs around S$ 11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about S$ 13 for a 2h 30m trip. Located 1.0 km from the city centre, Salou is the busiest station in Salou. Another popular train station is Salou Port Aventura, located 1.2 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Salou is to pick up a car hire from Barcelona, which is about 93 km from Salou. You’ll find branches of Record Go and Alamo, among others, in Barcelona.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Salou, including Union Ivkoni, ALSA and FlixBus. From Perpignan, the bus ride to Salou takes 225 km and will cost you around S$ 44. From Zaragoza, the ticket costs about S$ 8 for a journey of 362 km. The most popular bus station is Salou Jaume I, located 0.4 km from the city centre of Salou. Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras is also a commonly used station, and is 3.1 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Salou, you’ll arrive at Reus (REU), which is located 8 km from the city centre.

Train

Renfe is the most popular train carrier serving Salou, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Salou to Girona takes 0h 39m and costs around S$ 11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about S$ 13 for a 2h 30m trip. Located 1.0 km from the city centre, Salou is the busiest station in Salou. Another popular train station is Salou Port Aventura, located 1.2 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Salou is to pick up a car hire from Barcelona, which is about 93 km from Salou. You’ll find branches of Record Go and Alamo, among others, in Barcelona.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Salou, including Union Ivkoni, ALSA and FlixBus. From Perpignan, the bus ride to Salou takes 225 km and will cost you around S$ 44. From Zaragoza, the ticket costs about S$ 8 for a journey of 362 km. The most popular bus station is Salou Jaume I, located 0.4 km from the city centre of Salou. Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras is also a commonly used station, and is 3.1 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Salou

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,213 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (927 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
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Where to stay in Salou

Average rates range from around S$ 113 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 398 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Catalonia Gardens and Hostal Montsant.

Where to stay in popular areas of Salou

Most booked hotels in Salou

Hotel Cesar Augustus
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 97+
Gran Palas Hotel - Spa incluido
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 156+
Hotel Augustus
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 109+
Sol Costa Daurada
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 109+
Ohtels Vila Romana
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 111+
Hotel Best Cambrils
4 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
S$ 94+

Hiring a car in Salou

Expect to pay S$ 2.35 per litre in Salou (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 28.18 and S$ 37.57. The most frequently booked car type in Salou is Compact (Ford Focus or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Convertible or similar) is, on average, 33% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.35 per litre in Salou (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 28.18 and S$ 37.57. The most frequently booked car type in Salou is Compact (Ford Focus or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Convertible or similar) is, on average, 33% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.