Airports, Ferries, Trains and Buses

Our nearest airport is Reus (REU) a 52 minute drive away, from where you can rent a car or we can arrange an airport pickup. Other airport options are Barcelona (BCN) less than 2 hours north, Valencia (VLC)  2.25 hours south and Girona (GRO) 2.5 hours north.

You can use our detailed driving directions from Reus, Valencia, Barcelona, and Girona Airports, or use one of many route planners which are available on sites like ViaMichelin, The AA and Google Maps.

Airports

Reus

52 minute drive.
Ryanair - March to October:
Flights from Birmingham, Bremen, Bristol, Brussels (Charleroi), Dublin T1, Düsseldorf (Weeze), East Midlands, Eindhoven, Frankfurt (Hahn), Glasgow (Prestwick), Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester T3, Oslo (Rygge), Palma Mallorca, Santiago de Comp.
November to March 2013/14:
Brussels Charleroi 2 flights a week
Eindhoven 2 flights a week
Frankfurt Hahn 2 flights a week
Stansted 2 flights a week
Jet2 - May to October Flights from Belfast, Manchester, Newcastle.
JetairFly - April to October Flights from Brussels.
Thomas Cook - May to October Flights from Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Isle of Man, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle.

Barcelona (El Prat)

Less than 2 hours drive.
International airport used by many airlines including:
Ryanair - March to October: Birmingham T2, Brussels (Charleroi), Budapest T2, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Fuerteventura, Glasgow (Prestwick), Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Jerez, Lanzarote-Arrecife, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Stansted, Mahon, Malaga, Milan (Bergamo), Nador, Oslo (Rygge), Palma Mallora, Paris (Beauvais), Porto, Poznan, Rome (Ciampino), Rome (Fiumicino), Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Stockholm Skavsta, Tenerife North, Tenerife South, Trieste, Valencia, Valladolid, Venice (Treviso), Vilnius, Warsaw Modlin.
November to March: Birmingham T2, Bologna, Brussels (Charleroi), Budapest T2, Dublin, Fez, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote-Arrecife, London Stansted, Malaga, Milan (Bergamo), Oslo (Rygge), Palma Mallora, Paris (Beauvais), Porto, Rome (Ciampino), Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Stockholm Skavsta, Vilnius, Warsaw Modlin.
Iberia - National Spanish airline with flights all over Europe, USA, Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America.
American Airlines - Flights from JFK New York and Miami.
Blue Air - Flights from Bucharest.
Delta - Flights from JFK New York.
Easyjet– Flights from Basel, Belfast International, Berlin, Bristol, Geneva, Lisbon, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Southend, London Stansted, Lyon, Milan (Malpensa), Newcastle, Nice, Paris (Charles de Gaulle).
FlyBe - Flights from Aberdeen, Belfast City, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow International, Inverness, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man.
Monarch – Flights from Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick and Manchester,
Jet2 – Flights from Glasgow, Leeds Bradford and Manchester T1.
SkyWork - Flights from Bern.
Transavia – Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol, Eindhoven and Rotterdam/The Hague.
United - Flights from Newark.
Vueling – Flights from a large number of European airports including Amsterdam, Athens, Brussels, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Milan (Malpensa), Moscow, Naples, Paris, Rome (Fiumicino), Southampton, Venice, Vienna.
WizzAir - Flights from Bucharest, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Gdansk, Katowice, Poznan, Prague, Sofia, Timisoara, Tirgu Mures, Vilnius, Warsaw Modlin, Warsaw Chopin.

Girona

2 hour 30 minute drive.
Ryanair – Flights from a large number of European airports including Birmingham. Bournemouth, Bristol, Dublin, Cork, Doncaster, East Midlands, Eindhoven, Frankfurt (Hahn), Glasgow (Prestwick), Hamburg (Lubeck), Knock, Liverpool, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester T2, Milan (Bergamo), Newcastle, Paris (Beauvais).
Thomson - May to October Flights from Manchester and Birmingham.
Transavia – Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol and Rotterdam/The Hague.
WizzAir - Flights from Kiev

Valencia

2 hour 15 minute drive.
Easyjet – Flights from London Gatwick and Lisbon.
Blue Air - Flights from Bucharest.
Jet2 – Flights from Leeds Bradford.
Ryanair – Flights from a large number of European airports including Bristol, Brussels (Charleoi),  Dublin, East Midlands, Frankfurt (Hahn), Liverpool, London Stansted, Manchester T2, Milan (Bergamo), Paris (Beauvais), Pisa, Rome (Ciampino).
Transavia – Fights from Amsterdam Schiphol and Eindhoven.
Vueling - Flights Amsterdam, Brussels, Ibiza, Milan, Paris, Rome.
WizzAir - Flights from Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Kiev, Sofia, Timisoara.

Ferries

From the UK there are many ferry options either direct to Spain (Bilbao and Santander), or to a large number of French ports. There are also many online discount ticket websites. Eg. Ferry Booker It is worth checking them all to see what their latest deals are.

From Ireland there are ferries to France, either direct from Rosslare to Cherbourg and Roscoff, or landbridge via the UK.  Irish Ferries and Stenaline

If you are intending to bring your car to drive down you can do the journey in 13.5 hours from Cherbourg (tolls of around €62.90) or Calais, (tolls of around €93.45), but it is recommended to stop off along the way. Formule1 hotels are a good cheap and basic hotel chain with rooms for 3 people at around €30 a night.

To drive from Bilbao or Santander would take between 5 and 6.5 hours with tolls of around €35.70.

Trains

For an incredibly informative site about travelling around Europe and the rest of the world by train you should check out The Man in Seat 61. For European timetables go to BAHN and for the Spanish train website RENFE

Buses

European coach travel information can be found on Eurolines and for Spanish bus information check out HIFE and ALSA.

Car Hire

For car hire we recommend comparing the prices on the car hire broker sites as well as the individual hire companies as they often offer a hugely reduced rate. These include:

Car Hire companies serving each airport

Reus: Avis, Europcar, GoldcarEuropa, Hertz.
Barcelona: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National Atesa
Girona: AurigaCrown, Avis, Europcar, Goldcar Europa, Hertz, National Atesa
Valencia: AurigaCrown, Avis, Europcar,Goldcar Europa, Hertz

Airport and Train Station Pickups

If you fly into Reus we can arrange an airport pickup for up to 4 people at €60 each way. If you fly into any other airport we will give you advice on public transport to get you to the nearest train station and can arrange a pick up there for €15 each way.