Spanish coast Costa-Dorada is very popular through tourists and one of the resort cities of this region is Cambrils. It is situated in 90 km from the centre of Barcelona and in 106 km from the airport. There is a question for tourists, who decided to visit this site, how to get from Barcelona to Cambrils. There are few ways: you can get there by bus or by train, hire a car or book transfer.
- Distance: 108 km
- Time in way: 1 h. 15 min.
- Transfer cost from: $199
Many Spanish resorts are connected with the capital of Catalonia by railway connection. But to get from the airport of Barcelona to Cambrils you will have to transfer, because there is no direct train. At first you should go by an electric train C2, it goes to the main railway station of Barcelona – BARCELONA-Sants.
It departs from the terminal T-2 of air station every 30 minutes (from 6 am to almost midnight), you can buy ticket at the station in the terminal or in the booking office. It costs 3.8 euro, the trip will take you no more than 20 minutes. There are local electric trains and speed train that go from BARCELONA-Sants to Cambrils. The first way is cheaper, because in this case the ticket will cost you 9.55 euro and in the second way it will be twice expensive.
Such railway transfer from the airport of Barcelona to Cambrils will take you no more than 1.20 hour. Trains go every 1 hour or 1.5 hour. But the last electric train departs about 6 pm, so if your plane arrives later, you should choose another kind of transport.
The bus is good alternative way. There are BUSPLANA buses, that goes from the airport to Cambrils every hour (the last run is about midnight, but you should check the schedule, because it changes regularly).
You can find the bus stop near terminal T-1 on the 0 level (in arrival hall) near the gates 7-11. You can book your bus ticket beforehand on the official site of travel company or ask the driver to buy it (in this case you should have small cash, because there can be no change), it costs 15 euro (children till 4 go free). The trip will take you about 2-2.5 hour.
Hiring a car
Tourists could also be drivers and get to Cambrils themselves by hired car. The daily hiring costs minimum 35-40 euro and you also should spend about 20 euro for gasoline. To hire a car you should have international license, driving experience more than 3 years and the driver should be older, than 21 years old. There are few offices of companies in the airport of Barcelona, that can offer you such kind of service as hiring a car and it will be easy to find them. The trip to Cambrils will take you about an hour.
Those, who don’t want to travel by public transport, can book personal transfer or get to the place of their destination by cab. Taxi ranks are situated near the exit of terminals T-1 and T-2, you can find them by black color and yellow sides.
It will be more comfortable to book personal tranfser beforehand from the airport of Barcelona to Cambrils. In this case you shouldn’t look for of wait for you car, because the driver will meet you and follow you to transport. The trip by cab and by personal transfer cost about 120-200 euro, the trip will take you about an hour. It’s the best way for companies and families, you can choose the car using the form below: