|Distance||78 miles (125 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$22 (€18)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
Trains from Alicante to Valencia cover the 78 miles (125 km) long route taking on average 1 h 33 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $22 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.
Travel from Alicante to Valencia from $20 (€16) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Alicante and Valencia due to the coronavirus:
Travelers planning a journey between the two major cities of Spain's southeastern coastline can take a direct train from Alicante to Valencia. The direct services up the Mediterranean coast operate seven days a week, with journey times between one hour and 30 minutes and over two hours. Direct trains from Alicante arrive at a choice of stations in Valencia, including Joaquin Sorolla or Estacio del Nord. There are departures from early morning to mid-evening.
Spanish rail schedules on this route from Alicante to Valencia offer 13 daily direct trains. There are departures roughly hourly, from early morning to early evening. Services include high-speed Euromed services from Alicante to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station, taking around one hour and 35 minutes, and Talgo, Media Distancia, and Regional Express services to Valencia Estacio del Nord, taking between ten and 50 minutes longer. With frequent direct trains, indirect connections aren't necessary.
Renfe's high-speed Euromed services from Alicante to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station provide the quickest journey time for the 90-mile route north, taking one hour and 33 minutes. The fastest Talgo train from Alicante to Valencia Estacio del Nord takes ten minutes longer to complete the trip. The quickest Media Distancia trains take one hour and 55 minutes, while Regional Express services to Estacio del Nord take from two hours seven minutes to two hours 19 minutes.
Departure train station: Alicante-Terminal is located in the center of the city, 15 minutes' walk from the shoreline, with local buses stopping close to the station on Avenida de Salamanca. The modern terminus has luggage storage facilities, a café-restaurant, ATMs, a mini-market, newsstands, a bookstore, and vending machines.
Arrival train station: Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station is situated on the northern side of central Valencia, with metro connections available from the nearby Jesus stop. Estacio del Nord, about ten minutes' walk away, is a city landmark, an elegant Art Nouveau terminus close to the Xativa metro stop. Both stations offer a selection of cafés, bars, stores, luggage storage facilities, ATMs, car rental desks, and taxi stands.
Spanish national rail operator Renfe runs all the daily direct trains from Alicante to Valencia. Renfe services on this route include four train types: Euromed high-speed trains taking around one hour 30 minutes, Talgo services taking about 10 minutes longer, and Media Distancia and Regional Express connections taking over two hours.
The Renfe timetable provides 13 daily direct trains from Alicante to Valencia seven days a week, departing from early morning to early evening. Daily departures include a morning, afternoon, and evening high-speed Euromed train from Alicante to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station. The four Talgo trains, two Media Distancia departures, and four Regional Express services all arrive at Estacio del Nord station in Valencia.
Passengers booking a Renfe train from Alicante to Valencia can only reserve seating in Turista class for most services, although first class is also available on Euromed high-speed services. Euromed trains offer free WiFi and a cafeteria selling snacks and refreshments. Cyclists can take bikes on board Euromed trains only if they can be folded or disassembled and stored as luggage. Subject to space availability, other trains offer bike spaces to cyclists for a small fee. Small pets up to 10 kg traveling in a carrier are charged at 25% of the standard ticket cost.
Most Renfe trains on this route to Valencia have dedicated areas for wheelchair users. Renfe Atendo staff can provide assistance with boarding and alighting for passengers with limited mobility, if requested.
With several different classes of train from Alicante to Seville, the Omio booking platform is a useful way of comparing prices. The frequency of services on this Mediterranean route means it is usually easy to find an economical option, although booking well in advance is advisable during busy periods such as high summer. Travelers looking for the best fares will find that having flexible plans and using off-peak services will provide major savings on fares for the trip to Valencia.
When departing from Alicante, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Alicante-Terminal and Alicante San Gabriel. When arriving in Valencia, you can end your journey in train stations like Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.
Omio customers book a train from Alicante-Terminal to Valencia Joaquín Sorolla most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Alicante-Terminal and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Valencia.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need