Salou has been attracting travellers for decades, and for good reason. Drawn to the former fishing village by the numerous beaches and sandy coves, and the pleasant relaxed streets of city itself, visitors can also enjoy the lively nightlife when the sun goes down. Families should be sure to check out the thrills and spills of the PortAventura theme park, while couples can enjoy romantic walks along the Coastal Trail or evening drinks at one of the many beach bars while watching the sunset. Take the tourist train to get an idea of the attractions of Salou and the many fascinating corners there are to explore.
There are all sorts of places to stay in Salou, all of which are well-located for transfers from the airport. Perhaps you are looking for a romantic boutique hotel in the old town or a family-friendly resort hotel close to the PortAventura theme park. Maybe you want an apartment close to the beach or a cheap hotel to make your travel budget stretch that bit further. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find the perfect accommodation in Salou.
Flights to Barcelona from UK Airports
You can fly to Barcelona with a range of airlines offering many different types of fares (including Iberia, British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair and Vueling). Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, you are sure to find the connection to Salou that you need via Barcelona International. Direct flights take between two and two and half hours from departure points across the UK and there are numerous daily direct flights to choose from.
Flights to Barcelona International
For many travellers flying to Salou, the most convenient arrival point is Barcelona International Airport. One of the most popular airports in Spain, Barcelona International has connections to Salou via train, coach or taxi and takes approximately one hour by car or coach and two hours by train. If you are travelling to Salou from Barcelona International by train, you will need to travel first into the city to pick up a connection to Salou.
Flights to Reus
Reus Airport, north of Tarragona, is only six miles from Salou and is an excellent arrival point for people heading to the coast. While you could jump in a taxi for a 15-minute trip from Reus Airport through the countryside to Salou on the coast, a cheaper option for arrivals in Reus getting to Salou is to take a coach. It takes about half an hour for your transfer from the airport into town. For cheap flights to Salou and proximity to your hotel, Reus Airport might just be your best option.