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Train Information to Barcelona from Valence

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Valence to Barcelona cover the 280 miles (452 km) long route taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £80, but the average price of train tickets is £91. Travellers depart most frequently from Valence Ville and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Valence, France to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel between Valence, France and Barcelona, Spain by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Valence?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 03/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Valence and Barcelona before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Valence, France from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Valence from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Valence, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Valence from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Valence and Barcelona?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Valence and Barcelona for as little as £80  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Valence to Barcelona?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Valence to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of £91  one way.
What is the distance by train from Valence to Barcelona?
The distance from Valence to Barcelona by train is approximately 280 miles (452 km).
How long does it take from Valence to Barcelona by train?
On average the Valence to Barcelona train time is 4 h 26 min  covering the 280 miles (452 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Valence to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona train station from Valence do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Valence, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Valence Ville, Valence, Gare Routière and Valence, Gare Routière de Valence. When you arrive in Barcelona, your train can arrive in train stations including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Valence Ville   to Barcelona Sants.

Where is the Valence train station located? Where is the Barcelona train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Valence Ville, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Valence.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre of Barcelona.

Which train providers can take me from Valence to Barcelona?
When taking a train from Valence to Barcelona, you can count on Renfe-SNCF for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Barcelona from Valence and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Barcelona from Valence?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Valence to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Valence to Barcelona? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Valence at 11: 27. The last train leaves from Valence at 14: 11. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Valence to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Valence to Barcelona train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Valence and Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £91 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Valence to Barcelona a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Valence
Barcelona
Valence Ville is the most popular Valence railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Valence for your journey to Barcelona.