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How to get to Salou by train

Estació de la Renfe de Salou
Telephone: 902 240 202
Renfe Station in Salou on the line Barcelona-Tortosa.

The train is another option available to get to Salou. The train station is located in the urban core, on Carles Roig street, within walking distance of the beach and very close to Barcelona street, ​​one of the busiest streets of Salou and frequent passage for many tourists who head walking up to the Llevant or Ponent beaches.

Salou train station is served by regional trains line R16, linking the station Francia (Barcelona) with Tortosa station and long-distance trains. Salou station became operational in 1865, and as indicated by the Department of Geography and the Statistics Institute it is located at 4'9 m 'above the Mediterranean in Alicante'.

Moreover, PortAventura has in the same coastline, a halt station for travelers who want to go directly to this amusement park.

The coastal railway line R16, linking Barcelona and Tortosa with Salou, runs through the main towns of the Costa Dorada and the largest municipalities of the Delta and Terres de l'Ebre. From Central Station Barcelona Sants, the main stations of the route of this railway are:
  • Vilanova
  • Sant Vicenç de Calders
  • Torredembarra
  • Altafulla
  • Tarragona
  • PortAventura
  • Salou
  • Cambrils
  • Mont-Roig del Camp
  • L'Hospitalet de l'Infant
  • L'Ametlla de Mar
  • El Perelló
  • L'Aldea-Amposta
  • Tortosa

On the other hand, if you travel by train from the inside and go to Salou, you must change at Tarragona station.
In Tarragona, you should get off and change trains to continue traveling with any of the trains from this city that follow the coastline towards Salou.
  • In Salou station you will find a taxi and all services nearby, since the train station in Salou is located in the city center.
  • You can contact the train station in Salou by phone number 902 240 202.
Finally, tale into account that near the train station in Salou you will find Carrilet Square. In this square you can see, as a monument, a machine and a wagon of this old narrow-gauge railway from 1887 until November 10, 1975 which united Reus and Salou.Currently, Carrilet station hosts a children's area and the old way stands a playground with various games, including a train that recalls the old Carrilet.

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