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Valencia is one of Spain (and Europe's) most appealing city break destinations. Situated on the country's southern coast, it enjoys superb weather, has some engaging science and art museums, a host of historical sights, and some of the freshest fruit and vegetables to be found anywhere. The train station Valencia-Estacio Del Nord is easy to reach from the city center and the route is both walkable and accessible.
Fortunately, the train station Valencia Estacio Del Nord is very centrally located. In fact, it's one of the most recognizable buildings in Valencia city center, and a popular meeting point for friends and travelers during their stays in the area. Even so, there are a range of ways to reach the station from the city center, as well as Valencia's busy port. The number 19 bus offers a rapid connection from the center of town, running from the heart of Ciutat Vella (the old town). However, many travelers in neighborhoods like Ciutat Vella, Eixample, or Extramurs tend to walk to the Estacio Del Nord, as it's not a long trip. Those coming from Mestalla (home to Valencia's soccer team) can take the 93 bus, while bus line four runs from the Port of Valencia. Those coming from Valencia Airport have a few options. They can take metro line 3, the 150 bus, or hail a taxi for the trip to the train station Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.
Ciutat Vella is generally thought of as the heart of Valencia, and by that reckoning, the train station Valencia-Estacio Del Nord is only half a mile (750 meters) from the city center. Hence, walking will take 10-15 minutes, and buses take around five minutes. The station is two miles (2.8 kilometers) from the Mestalla Stadium, and bus journeys from there will take about 15 minutes. The Port of Valencia is much further away. Those arriving by cruise ships or ferries will find themselves five miles (7.7 kilometers) from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. Buses generally take 35-40 minutes, while taxis will reach the station in approximately 20 minutes. Valencia Airport is six miles (9.7 kilometers) away from the station. Thanks to direct metro links, it's possible to reach the Estacio del Nord in 22 minutes, while buses will take 32 minutes. So, overall, it's not hard to reach Valencia-Estacio Del Nord from Valencia city center, or any of the city's other major locations.
Valencia's bus operator EMT has renovated its fleet, making almost all inner-city services as accessible as possible for disabled travelers. When they travel to their train from Valencia city center, wheelchair users benefit from street level platforms which make boarding buses simple, and local services have ample space to occupy during transfers (which take hardly any time in any case). If metro services are preferred, travelers should be able to board without any problems. The airport has wheelchair-accessible platforms, as does Xativa, which is directly adjacent to the station, so metro journeys to the train station Valencia-Estacio Del Nord shouldn't cause any additional hassle. At the station, travelers can expect very few stairs or slopes, and assistance is available via the customer service kiosk located on the ground floor. Staff will be able to provide help with baggage, ticket purchases, and boarding.
One of the great things about the train station Valencia-Estacio Del Nord is how close it is to Valencia's city center. This means that if visitors have a spare hour or two in between trains, there should be plenty of options regarding what to do near the train station. The city's bullring is an obvious local highlight. Even from the outside, its neoclassical facade is impressive. Aside from that, the National Ceramics Museum is a 10-minute walk to the north-east, as is Valencia's central market.
Designed like the station in Art Nouveau style, the market is crammed with produce stalls - and plenty of opportunities to pick up snacks for the train journey ahead. If travelers have a little more time on their hands, a good idea is to catch the metro to Turia, then walk along the park (which has been cultivated over the dried up River Turia). It winds around central Valencia, passing many sights, and travelers can catch metro services from Alameda which head straight back to the station.