The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$37

Average

$56

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Valencia will cost around $ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

Cheapest
10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h08 03:08PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:00PMBarcelona Sants3h23 03:23PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$461One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:00PMBarcelona Sants3h28 06:28PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$461One-way
09:13AMBarcelona Sants3h07 12:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$541One-way
04:10PMBarcelona Sants2h40 06:50PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Valencia

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07:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 09:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 10:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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09:13AMBarcelona Sants3h07 12:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h08 03:08PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 12:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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12:00PMBarcelona Sants3h23 03:23PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants3h28 06:28PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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04:10PMBarcelona Sants2h40 06:50PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h40 08:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15PMBarcelona Sants2h40 10:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Sun
Sep 26
$37Renfe
$37Alsa
$52Vueling
$22Gnv
Mon
Sep 27
$37Renfe
$32Alsa
$48Vueling
$22Gnv
Tue
Sep 28
$37Renfe
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$62Air Europa
$97Balearia
Wed
Sep 29
$37Renfe
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$68Air Europa
$97Balearia
Thu
Sep 30
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$88Balearia
Fri
Oct 1
$37Renfe
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$73Vueling
$22Gnv
Sat
Oct 2
$36Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Sun
Oct 3
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$73Air Europa
$22Gnv
Mon
Oct 4
$37Renfe
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$48Vueling
$22Gnv
Tue
Oct 5
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$47Air Europa
$22Gnv
Wed
Oct 6
$32Renfe
$16Alsa
$43Air Europa
$22Gnv
Thu
Oct 7
$36Renfe
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$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Fri
Oct 8
$37Renfe
$25Alsa
$57Vueling
$22Gnv
Sat
Oct 9
$36Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Sun
Oct 10
$31Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Mon
Oct 11
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$81Balearia
Tue
Oct 12
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$22Alsa
$58Air Europa
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Wed
Oct 13
$32Renfe
$16Alsa
$58Air Europa
$22Gnv
Thu
Oct 14
$26Renfe
$16Alsa
$43Air Europa
$76Balearia
Fri
Oct 15
$32Renfe
$16Alsa
$39Vueling
$22Gnv
Sat
Oct 16
$31Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv

The fastest trains from Barcelona to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

3 h 6 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

303 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Barcelona for Valencia every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 303 km distance in an average of 3 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 8 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:10PMBarcelona Sants2h40 06:50PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way
Fastest
07:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 09:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 12:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$861One-way
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08:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 10:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h40 08:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way

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Train Information from Barcelona to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Valencia cover the 187 miles (302 km) long route taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train companies

Renfe between Barcelona and Valencia

Travel from Barcelona to Valencia from $36 (€29) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Valencia trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Renfe's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Barcelona and Valencia are the following:

    • 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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    Trains from Barcelona to Valencia
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    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains between Barcelona and 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 $36 (€29)  one way.
    How much is a train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia?
    The train price from Barcelona to Valencia is on average $36 (€29)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    How far is Valencia from Barcelona by train?
    The Barcelona to Valencia train distance is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
    How many hours is the train time to Valencia from Barcelona?
    On average the Barcelona to Valencia train time is 3 h 28 min  covering the 187 miles (302 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Barcelona to Valencia, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Valencia do I arrive in?

    When taking the train between Barcelona and Valencia, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your journey can end in train stations such as Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

    Where do I find the Barcelona train station to Valencia? Where is the Valencia train station?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Barcelona.

    The most popular arrival train station, Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Valencia.

    What train providers go from Barcelona to Valencia?
    If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Valencia, you can rely on Renfe to get you to Valencia. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Barcelona to Valencia trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I find a direct train from Barcelona to Valencia?
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day to Valencia from Barcelona. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    How many train services per day are there from Barcelona to Valencia?
    On average, there are 5 trains a day from Barcelona to Valencia. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first train from Barcelona to Valencia? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train departing from Barcelona to Valencia leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last train departing from Barcelona to Valencia leaves at 6: 15 PM. You can find the latest Barcelona to Valencia train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia to get the best deals?
    If you purchase the Barcelona to Valencia train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $36 (€29). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Barcelona and Valencia. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Barcelona
    Valencia
    Barcelona Estació De França
    Amenities
    Barcelona Sants
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    Refreshments