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Journey Summary

Barcelona to Valencia Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 13 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $29
Trains depart from:Barcelona
Trains arrive in:Valencia
Distance:303 km
Train Companies:Renfe
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Travel with Renfe from Barcelona to Valencia

Renfe trains will get you between Barcelona and Valencia from $33 (€26). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Renfe

Renfe trains between Barcelona and Valencia are available on Omio for as little as $33 (€26). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train between Barcelona and Valencia, you can expect to travel 187 miles (302 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Barcelona to Valencia route and find the best option for you.

Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible 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.

Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include 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.

These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Barcelona and Valencia:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Barcelona to Valencia

There are 7-10 trains traveling daily, direct from Barcelona to Valencia. The fastest train makes the journey within 2 hours 40 min. The slowest train, and usually the cheapest, makes the journey in approximately 5 hours 8 min. There is typically one train per hour from Barcelona to Valencia. The trains stop at either Estació del Nord or Joaquín Sorolla in Valencia.

   

Which train companies travel from Barcelona to Valencia?

Spain’s national railway company Renfe runs trains between Barcelona and Valencia throughout the week. This train company offers the option of a fast train, which will take you to your destination in 2 hours 40 min., or a slightly slower train. However, there are only two trains from Barcelona to Valencia on Mondays.

                                                     

Renfe trains from Barcelona to Valencia

There is an hourly direct train from Barcelona to Valencia every day. Three types of trains operate on this route: Intercity, MD, and EUROMED. The EUROMED trains are the fastest, since they don't stop frequently on the way; in most cases, they are also the most expensive. With EUROMED trains, you can opt for a flexible rate or a fixed rate. In both cases, you can modify your travel dates without shelling out any extra money and choose any seat you prefer. In the case of a flexible rate ticket, the cancellation charge is 5 percent of the ticket cost, whereas for a fixed-rate ticket, the cancellation charge is 40 percent of the ticket rate. MD trains are the cheapest and consequently the slowest. The flexible seat option ensures that you can select any seat you like. There is no fee for making changes in your travel plan, however, you must pay 5 percent of your ticket price in case you decide to cancel. Intercity trains offer a shorter travel time than MD trains but are still slower than EUROMED trains. Flexible ticket options are available, requiring only a 5 percent cancellation fee for refunds.

   

Train Barcelona to Valencia: Services on board

The Renfe trains from Barcelona to Valencia offer Second-class fare, which includes standard seats. You can opt for an upgrade by paying an additional fee, which will allow you to enjoy more comfortable seats as well as power outlets within reach. According to Renfe's luggage requirements, adults may bring three bags each, as long as the total weight is less than 55 lbs (25 kg) and the total dimensions less than 114 in. (290 cm). You may carry one pet on board, but it should not weigh more than 22 lbs (10 kg). The pet can be a dog, cat, bird, or a ferret. Only one pet is allowed per passenger. If you are traveling with your guide dog, you will not need to buy an additional ticket; otherwise, your pet will need a ticket, which are oftentimes sold at a discount. The Renfe trains offer several services for people with disabilities. If you're traveling with a bike on a high-speed train, it needs to be stored in a bag or box as part of your luggage. However, it can be carried for a fee without any box or storage container on the standard-speed Renfe train.

   

Barcelona to Valencia Train Time: Daily Departures

From Tuesday to Saturday, there are 8 trains departing from Barcelona to Valencia every day. The first train departs at around 8:10 a.m., and the last train departs at 6:15 p.m. The train schedule changes on Sundays and Mondays. The first train for Valencia on Sunday departs at 9:22 a.m.; The rest of the Sunday times are the same as Tuesdays–Saturdays. On Monday, there are only 2 trains from Barcelona to Valencia. These trains depart Barcelona at 4:10 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

   

How long is the journey by train from Barcelona to Valencia?

The train journey from Barcelona to Valencia is direct and does not require any additional transfers. The fastest Renfe train takes 2 hours 40 min. to complete the journey, while the slowest Renfe train makes the journey to Valencia in 5 hours 8 min.

   

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Barcelona to Valencia?

Departure train station: Barcelona Sants is the main railway station for the city of Barcelona. It is located in the heart of the city and is considered a major hub. The station is well-connected with other public transportation facilities and is easily accessible via bus or metro. You should arrive at least 20 minutes before your train is scheduled to depart. The station has a selection of facilities, such as restaurants, shops, Wi-Fi, information desks, a car-rental service, tourist information, and more. Barcelona Sants is also accommodating to people with disabilities. It is best to arrive at the station 30 minutes before your departure time.

 

Arrival train station: Estació del Nord is the main railway station in Valencia and is located in the city center. It is easily accessible by public transportation, including bus and metro. The station offers a wide range of facilities like luggage lockers, shops, car rental, Wi-Fi, tourist information, and more. Joaquín Sorolla is another railway station in Valencia that runs high-speed passenger trains. It is located within the heart of the city and is also easily accessible via public transportation. The station features several facilities, like stores, restaurants, and Wi-Fi.

   

How to find cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia?

You can find cheaper train tickets if you're content with slower journeys. You can also save on ticket costs by booking your tickets in advance, or keep an eye out for travel passes, student discounts, or senior discounts. Omio offers the best deals in train ticket prices from Barcelona to Valencia.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

Most trains from Barcelona to Valencia depart from Barcelona Sants station, which is located slightly southwest​ of Barcelona's city center. Metro lines L5 and L3 run from the city center to the station, with services running frequently seven days a week until late. Both of these metro lines take five minutes to reach Barcelona Sants station from the city center. Taxi services are also available and should take no longer than five minutes between the two destinations.

Getting into Valencia by Train

Valencia's buildings are notable for their fusion of architectural styles. The city's cathedral, a towering Gothic structure with Romanesque and Baroque elements, is a wonderful example of this. Valencia is also home to Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, a whole complex dedicated to the arts and sciences which features several museums and exhibition spaces housed in stunning modern buildings. Most trains from Barcelona to Valencia arrive at Estacio del Nord, which is conveniently located in the heart of the city center, meaning it is easily accessible on foot from anywhere within the city center. However, if you require transportation between city center and Estacio del Nord, taxi services are available throughout the day and night.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Barcelona to Valencia?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Valencia from Barcelona for the next 7 days starting from $33 (€26)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from Barcelona to Valencia?
The train price from Barcelona to Valencia is on average $40 (€32)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
What is the distance to Valencia from Barcelona by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Valencia from Barcelona by train to be approximately 187 miles (302 km).
What is the Barcelona to Valencia train travel time?
On average the Barcelona to Valencia train time is 2 h 40 min  covering the 187 miles (302 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Barcelona to Valencia do I depart from? Which Valencia train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Valencia you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Valencia include Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Valencia?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Valencia most often arrive at Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Barcelona to Valencia?
When taking a train from Barcelona to Valencia, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Valencia. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Valencia from Barcelona and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any nonstop train services from Barcelona to Valencia?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Barcelona to Valencia on Omio with Renfe, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Barcelona to Valencia?
You can take the first train from Barcelona to Valencia at 5: 15 AM. The last train from Barcelona to Valencia that you can take departs at 6: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Valencia schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Valencia from Barcelona for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia is on average $40 (€32) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Barcelona and Valencia available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Valencia
Barcelona Estació De França
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Barcelona Sants
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