You can get from Valencia to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Valencia to Barcelona on 19 Oct 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||Flight, coach, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£13 - £44|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £13 • 4 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £44 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Vueling, Alsa, Gnv or Renfe|
Travel 187 miles (302 km) by flight, coach, ferry or train between Valencia and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Vueling, Alsa, Gnv or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, ferry or train from Valencia to Barcelona.
The Mediterranean city of Valencia is around 300 kilometers southwest of the Catalan capital Barcelona. There are frequent trains and coaches connecting the 2 cities. The quickest train journeys for travelers in Spain journey along the Mediterranean coast and take a little over 3 hours, while direct coaches make the trip north in 4 to 5 hours.
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona. Coaches traveling from Valencia to Barcelona depart from Valencia's Estación de Autocoaches and take at least 4 hours to arrive at Barcelona's Estació d'Autobusos Nord. At least 8 coaches travel from Valencia to Barcelona every day, with the first bus departing Valencia at 2:21 a.m. ALSA is the main bus company that travels from Valencia to Barcelona.
Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona; however, when traveling to and from Valencia and Barcelona's airports is taken into consideration taking a Renfe train is actually the fastest way to travel. All flights traveling from Valencia to Barcelona involve a transfer in Madrid. Trains traveling from Valencia to Barcelona depart from Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla train station and arrive at Barcelona's Sants train station after 3:09 h of traveling.
Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona. The bus journey from Valencia to Barcelona is cheaper than taking the train or bus while only taking approximately 50 minutes longer to arrive in Barcelona. Coaches depart frequently from Valencia's Estación de Autocoaches and arrive at Barcelona's Estació d'Autobusos Nord after 4 hours of traveling.
There are 4 ways that you can travel from Valencia to Barcelona. You can take a flight, coach, ferry or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Valencia to Barcelona. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.
This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:
A coach journey is usually £31 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average £44 for the same trip.
A coach is generally £3 less than a ferry for the same journey. A ferry costs on average £16 from Valencia to Barcelona.
A coach is £13 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Valencia to Barcelona costing on average £26.
The fastest way from Valencia to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options from Valencia to Barcelona can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h.
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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 40 min of travel time.
The distance from Valencia to Barcelona is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
The average frequency per day from Valencia to Barcelona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Valencia and Barcelona as scheduled services by flight, coach, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Valencia to Barcelona:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Valencia to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Valencia to Barcelona with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip between Valencia and Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Valencia and Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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