Reus airport is located 4km from Reus, 13km from Tarragona and approximately 110km from Barcelona. It is one of the new breed of airports whose newly found popularity is thanks to the decision of Ryanair to fly there and give their passengers easy access to the beaches of the Costa Dorada, most notably Salou. A highlight for many visitors is the Universal Mediterranean theme park resort which includes Port Aventura.
If you’re using Reus airport as a gateway to Barcelona then do bear in mind that it’s a 110km journey and the cheap fares involved in getting to Reus may be offset by the costs of transfers from Reus airport to Barcelona. And that’s not taking into account the time spent transferring to Barcelona. Do try to get flights directly to Barcelona’s El Prat airport if possible as it is located just 12km from the city centre.
Reus Airport Transfer Options
By Bus & Train
There is a bus stop in front of the airport arrivals area from where you can take a bus to Reus Coach Station (20 mins). From Reus there are train connections to Barcelona which take 90 minutes. There is also a bus which goes to Barcelona’s Estació Sants station in about 1½ hour. Bus times depend on flight arrivals. You can check the train timetable on the RENFE website.
Shuttle Bus & Private Transfers
You can pre-book cheap shuttlebus or private Reus airport transfers and have a vehicle waiting for you on arrival. You can get a quote from the search engine at the above link. Prices are very competitive to all the most popular holiday destinations along the Costa Dorada including Salou and the service is available for all group sizes.
There is a taxi rank outside the arrivals hall and they will take you to any of the resorts on the Costa Dorada. Taxi prices to Barcelona are a bit steep if you’ve only selected Reus for the cheap flight in which case you’d probably be better off taking the private transfer or flying directly to Barcelona in the first place.
Car Rental at Reus Airport
If you’re only going to Barcelona then it’s not a good idea to rent a car from Reus and drive there. You’re bound to run into traffic problems and get lost as you approach the city and overnight parking charges are extortionate. However, if you’re holidaying on the Costa Dorada or touring around then Economy Car Hire are a good option for finding good rental deals from Reus airport. You can get a live quote below.