You can get from Valencia to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Valencia to Barcelona on 24 Jan we recommend taking a bus 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||£11 - £71|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 3 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £36 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Air 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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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 to travel from Valencia to Barcelona including taking a flight, coach, ferry or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) from Valencia to Barcelona.
The average frequency per day from Valencia to Barcelona is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Valencia to Barcelona:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Valencia and Barcelona with the following travel operators:
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.
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:
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.
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