It is a relatively simple drive from Cambrils to Barcelona and you should find it to be quite an enjoyable one. It involves taking a coastal road all of the way down the Costa Daurada. On the way you will pass places like Cambrils, Vilanova I la Geltru and Tarragona. If you have time it is worth considering stopping off at a few of these places on the way.
This page provides you with a driving map of the journey from Cambrils to Barcelona. You can find exact instructions on how to get from the town centre of Cambrils (the tourist information office in the marina) to the centre of Barcelona (Plaza Catalunya). There is also information on how to hire a car in either Cambrils or Barcelona.
Minibus transfers from Reus airport
Private transfers from Reus airport
Driving Route From Cambrils to Barcelona
|Take B-10 going to Barcelona|
|Next continue on B-20|
|Then take C-32|
If you are looking for ideas for day trips from Cambrils, you may also be interested in heading to the nearby Port Aventura. Port Aventura is Spain's largest theme park and it sits a fifteen minute drive from the centre of Cambrils. It offers an amusement park, a water park and golf courses - so there should be something for the whole family. Check our Cambrils to Port Aventura by car page for full instructions on how to get there.
You may wish to hire a car to do the journey from Cambrils to Barcelona. A hire car could prove particularly useful during a holiday in Cambrils. It will not be particularly necessary if you plan to spend your whole time in Cambrils, as it is relatively easy to get around by foot or on bike. However, Cambrils is located at a conveniently central point for spending time exploring the Costa Daurada and the whole of Catalunya. For details of possible day trips from Cambrils, see our page on excursions from Cambrils.
Unfortunately, there are no car rental companies in Cambrils itself. If you wish to hire a car during your stay in Cambrils you will need to pick it up from either Reus airport (the closest airport to Cambrils) or in the neighboring town of Salou. For details of where to hire a car in Cambrils, see our Car Rental in Cambrils page. If you are based in Barcelona and are looking to hire a car for your trip to Cambrils, see our Car Hire in Barcelona page.
There are also trains and coaches that do the journey from Cambrils to Barcelona. These are both straightforward direct journeys and are at affordable prices. If you are simply planning a day trip to Barcelona it may be worth considering getting there on public transport.
For details on how to get from Cambrils to Barcelona by train, check our Trains to Barcelona from Cambrils page.
For details on how to do the journey by coach, check our Coaches from Cambrils to Barcelona page.
Whilst on holiday in Cambrils, it is worth making the most of your prime location and checking out some of the surrounding area. Hop in the car and head for a drive and you'll be in Barcelona before you know it!