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from Valencia to Barcelona

You can get from Valencia to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Valencia to Barcelona on 24 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:00Valencia, Estación de Autobuses4h00 20:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£211One-way
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20:00Valencia, Estación de Autobuses4h30 00:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£201One-way
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14:30Valencia, Estación de Autobuses4h15 18:45Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£211One-way
07:00Valencia, Estación de Autobuses3h45 10:45Barcelona
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£301One-way
14:30Valencia, Estación de Autobuses3h45 18:15Barcelona
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£301One-way

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Mon
24 Jan
£26Renfe Regional Expres
£18Alsa
£51Air Europa
£30Gnv
Tue
25 Jan
£26Renfe Regional Expres
£17Alsa
£33Air Europa
£26Gnv
Wed
26 Jan
£23Renfe Torre del Oro
£11Alsa
£33Air Europa
£66Gnv
Thu
27 Jan
£25Renfe Torre del Oro
£11Alsa
£33Air Europa
£68Balearia
Fri
28 Jan
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£13Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Sat
29 Jan
£26Renfe Regional Expres
£11Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Sun
30 Jan
£26Renfe Regional Expres
£11Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Mon
31 Jan
£23Renfe Torre del Oro
£5Alsa
£33Air Europa
£66Gnv
Tue
1 Feb
£23Renfe Torre del Oro
£7Alsa
£33Air Europa
£26Gnv
Wed
2 Feb
£15Renfe Torre del Oro
£5Alsa
£26Air Europa
£30Gnv
Thu
3 Feb
£19Renfe Torre del Oro
£7Alsa
£40Air Europa
£26Gnv
Fri
4 Feb
£23Renfe Torre del Oro
£9Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Sat
5 Feb
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£4Alsa
£26Air Europa
£30Gnv
Sun
6 Feb
£23Renfe Torre del Oro
£11Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Mon
7 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
£5Alsa
£26Air Europa
£30Gnv
Tue
8 Feb
£19Renfe Torre del Oro
£5Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Wed
9 Feb
£15Renfe Torre del Oro
£4Alsa
£26Air Europa
£30Gnv
Thu
10 Feb
£24Renfe Euromed
£5Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv
Fri
11 Feb
£19Renfe Intercity
£7Alsa
£26Air Europa
£30Gnv
Sat
12 Feb
£20Renfe Torre del Oro
£5Alsa
£33Air Europa
£30Gnv

Travel Information from Valencia to Barcelona

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £71
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Alsa, Balearia or Renfe Intercity

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; 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 journey are Air Europa, Alsa, Balearia or Renfe Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, ferry or train from Valencia to Barcelona.

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How to Travel 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.

What is the best way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona?

Cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona

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.

Fastest way to travel 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.

Most popular way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Valencia to Barcelona

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FAQs

What are my Valencia to Barcelona travel options?

There are 4 ways to travel from Valencia to Barcelona including taking a flight, coach, ferry or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona?

The cheapest way from Valencia to Barcelona is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A coach is generally £24 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £36 from Valencia to Barcelona.

A coach is £60 less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Valencia to Barcelona costing on average £71.

A coach is £7 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Valencia to Barcelona costing on average £18.

What is the fastest way to get to Barcelona from Valencia?

The quickest way to travel to Barcelona from Valencia is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

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In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 2 h 40 min.

How many miles from Valencia to Barcelona would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) from Valencia to Barcelona.

How many services a day are there from Valencia to Barcelona?

The average frequency per day from Valencia to Barcelona is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Barcelona from Valencia as scheduled services by flight, coach, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Valencia to Barcelona, where do I depart from Valencia and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Valencia to Barcelona:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Valencia Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Valencia, Estación de Autobuses to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers take a train from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla to Barcelona Sants.

Who can get me from Valencia to Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Valencia to Barcelona:

  • You can travel to Barcelona from Valencia by flight with Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £36 with Air Europa from Valencia to Barcelona.
  • You can take a coach from Valencia to Barcelona with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for £11 with Alsa from Valencia to Barcelona.
  • You can travel from Valencia to Barcelona by ferry with Balearia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £71 with Balearia from Valencia to Barcelona.
  • You can travel between Valencia and Barcelona by train with Renfe Intercity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £18 with Renfe Intercity from Valencia to Barcelona.

Is it possible to travel directly from Valencia to Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct services available between Valencia and Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct ferry with with direct ferries per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Euromed, Renfe Torre del Oro or Renfe Regional Expres with 6 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Valencia and Barcelona.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Valencia to Barcelona?

Many of our customers travelling from Valencia to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Paris or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your Valencia and Barcelona trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket between Valencia and Barcelona online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Valencia to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £36 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £11 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is on average £71 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £18 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Valencia to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.