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Gerona to Salou by train

It takes an average of 3h 18m to travel from Gerona to Salou by train, over a distance of around 107 miles (173 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Gerona to Salou and tickets for this journey start from $47.35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 9m
PriceFrom $47.35
Distance107 miles (173 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
Departure stationGerona
Arrival stationSalou
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsALSA, Renfe, Renfe-SNCF

Gerona to Salou train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gerona to Salou for Tuesday Jan 21st 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:11 09:23 2h 12m, 1 change
09:11 12:03 2h 52m, 2 changes
09:26 12:17 2h 51m, 1 change
11:56 14:23 2h 27m, 1 change
13:26 16:19 2h 53m, 1 change
15:11 17:39 2h 28m, 1 change
17:11 19:20 2h 9m, 1 change
18:11 20:54 2h 43m, 1 change
19:56 22:25 2h 29m, 1 change
21:19 07:23 10h 4m, 1 change

Renfe, AVE, Avant and Renfe-SNCF trains from Gerona to Salou

You can travel from Gerona to Salou on Renfe, AVE, Avant and Renfe-SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

AVE is Renfe's flagship high-speed service, with trains capable of reaching up to 193 mph (310 km/h). It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks.

Able to reach speeds of at 155 mph (250 km/h), Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communities. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 125 miles (200 km). They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Gerona to Salou

The price of train tickets from Gerona to Salou starts at $47.35 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Gerona to Salou by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Gerona to Salou

Want to know more about your journey from Gerona to Salou? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Gerona to Salou take?

The average journey time by train between Gerona and Salou is 3 hours and 18 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Gerona and Salou by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gerona to Salou is 2 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Gerona to Salou cost?

Train tickets from Gerona to Salou can start from as little as $47.35 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Gerona to Salou?

No, there are no direct train services from Gerona to Salou. Travelling from Gerona to Salou by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Gerona to Salou leave?

The first train from Gerona to Salou leaves at 07:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gerona to Salou leave?

The last train from Gerona to Salou leaves at 21:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Gerona and Salou by train?

Trains travelling from Gerona to Salou cover a distance of around 107 miles (173 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gerona to Salou for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/21/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/03/2020 for travel on 01/03/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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