You can get from Barcelona to Valencia by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Valencia on 20 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||187 miles (302 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £34|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 3 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £30 • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Air Europa, Gnv or Renfe Euromed|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) to Valencia from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Air Europa, Gnv or Renfe Euromed among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Barcelona to Valencia.
There are several ways to travel south down the eastern side of Spain, with multiple Barcelona bus and rail services journeying directly into the heart of Valencia in just a few hours. Renfe provide the primary rail link between the two cities, whereas Alsa lead the way for any traveller wishing to journey by bus. Flights down into Valencia are also possible, although more often than not this requires a change. Connections vary depending on the choice of airline, although Madrid is a popular layover point.
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|Must Know:||Valencia has a good underground transport system making it easy for tourists to get around.|
|Must See:||Valencia Cathedral and The Holy Grail - one of the many places in the world that claim to have the actual cup that Jesus drank from at the last supper.|
|Must Do:||Visit Valencia's Central Market.|
|Did you know?||Valencia is the birthplace of the famous Paella dish.|
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Trains depart on a daily basis from Barcelona, with a direct line supplied by Renfe that goes straight into the city of Valencia. Travel time can take anywhere between three and five hours. Rail services that travel to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla are usually quickest. Anyone wishing to travel on the line to Valencia-Stacio Del Nord can still go direct but will be forced to contend with additional travel time (one/two hours extra).
Alsa are the transport company who supply the main bus route from Barcelona and offer a direct service into Valencia at least five times a day. Services are spread across the day, allowing passengers to board in the morning, afternoon or evening depending on their preferences. All services are direct and take anywhere between four and five hours. An overnight service is often available, leaving at 1:00 a.m. and arriving in Valencia at 7:00 a.m.
Iberia and Vueling provide relatively cheap flights into Valencia, although every service requires a connection at either Madrid or Mallorca. Overall travel time is five hours minimum and can exceed fifteen hours in some cases.
There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Valencia: coach, flight, ferry or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Valencia. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.
This is compared to other travel options to Valencia:
A coach is £19 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Valencia costing on average £30.
A coach is £22 less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Barcelona to Valencia costing on average £34.
A coach is about £5 less than a train, which costs on average £16 for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 50 min on average.
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In comparison, getting to Valencia by train can take on average 2 h 40 min.
The distance from Barcelona to Valencia is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Valencia is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Valencia from Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Valencia:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Valencia with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Valencia tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip between Barcelona and Valencia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Valencia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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