Cambrils is a Port Town in the Tarragona area of Catalunya. It is located approximately 20 kilometres south of Tarragona. A direct coach running from Barcelona Airport to Cambrils centre makes it an easy destination to reach.
|Barcelona Airport Train Station|
This page covers the various options for transferring from Barcelona Airport to the centre of Cambrils. Options include train, coach, bus and taxi.
It is recommended that you book your transfer well in advance of your trip. Unfortunately the service cannot be booked if it is within 48 hours of your arrival.
Book at least 48 hours in advance. However you can book up to 6 months in advance.
There are no direct trains from Barcelona Airport to Cambrils. Therefore, it is necessary to take a train into the centre of Barcelona to head out towards the south of Catalunya.
Take the Barcelona Airport Train - The R2 Nord to Estació Sants (Barcelona Sants). At Estació Sants you will need to change. There are many trains that run from Estació Sants to Cambrils - some of these are regional and some of these are national. The trains vary in journey time, but in general the journey lasts around 1 hour 15 minutes - 1 hour 30 minutes. There is generally about one train every hour.
If you are arriving into Terminal 1 (T1) you will not be able to walk straight to the train station, as it is 4km away. You will need to take a shuttle bus from outside the terminal.
For more information on train times and prices check the RENFE website.
You will note, when checking the RENFE website, that there are quite large differences in ticket prices. Look for the regional trains (e.g. Regional Express and Catalunya Express), rather than the international ones (e.g. Talgo and Mare Nostrum), as these will prove to be cheaper.
Regional Express Ticket Prices
There is no coach that goes from Barcelona Airport Terminal 2 (T2) to Cambrils. The Empresa Plana bus leaves from outside Terminal 1. The bus times vary depending on the day of the week. From Monday to Friday there are five buses per day. On Saturdays there are three buses per day. On Sundays and Holidays there are four buses per day.
If you wish to catch the coach to Cambrils from T2 it will be necessary to take the free shuttle bus from T2 to T1 and get the coach from there.
For more information on timetables and ticket prices, check the Empresa Plana Website. The website can be slightly complicated to navigate. From the home page click on 'Bus Timetable'. From here you will be brought to a page with a 'Route Search' - key in 'Cambrils' here. You will be given a large list of route options to choose from - choose the first route option from 'Aeroport de Barcelona' - the timetable will appear as a PDF document so you will need the free adobe acrobat reader to be able to read this document.
It is possible to reserve a ticket prior to your arrival at the airport.
Empresa Plana Booking Line
Tel: +34 97 755 3680
The distance from Barcelona Airport to Cambrils is approximately 100 km. This will take about 1 hour 20 minutes.
Taxi Fare: €162.00
Cambrils is a popular seaside destination for both Spaniards and international tourists. It sits alongside many other popular areas, such as Tarragona and Salou. For this reason, you may be interested in renting a car so that you can tour the area. For more information on renting a car at the airport, see our page on Car Rental. However, public transport options are also abundant and convenient. A coach directly to Cambrils from the airport is particularly convenient - book in advance to ensure your place on the bus.