Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia

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Cheapest

$35

Average

$51

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 $ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h20 03:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$351One-way
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01:00PMBarcelona Sants3h35 04:35PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$461One-way
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants3h28 06:28PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$461One-way
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09:05AMBarcelona Sants3h15 12:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$461One-way
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05:00PMBarcelona Sants3h26 08:26PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$461One-way

Train schedule from 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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09:05AMBarcelona Sants3h15 12:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h20 03:20PMValencia-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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01:00PMBarcelona Sants3h35 04:35PMValencia-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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05:00PMBarcelona Sants3h26 08:26PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h40 08:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15PMBarcelona Sants2h50 11:05PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Fri
Jan 21
$35Renfe Regional Expres
$36Alsa
$66Air Europa
$36Gnv
Sat
Jan 22
$35Renfe Regional Expres
$24Alsa
$66Air Europa
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Sun
Jan 23
$26Renfe Euromed
$24Alsa
$66Air Europa
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Mon
Jan 24
$35Renfe Regional Expres
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Tue
Jan 25
$31Renfe Torre del Oro
$15Alsa
$56Air Europa
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Wed
Jan 26
$31Renfe Torre del Oro
$15Alsa
$56Air Europa
$36Gnv
Thu
Jan 27
$32Renfe Alvia
$15Alsa
$56Air Europa
$94Balearia
Fri
Jan 28
$35Renfe Regional Expres
$15Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Sat
Jan 29
$35Renfe Regional Expres
$9Alsa
$56Air Europa
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Sun
Jan 30
$35Renfe Regional Expres
$15Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Mon
Jan 31
$32Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$56Air Europa
$36Gnv
Tue
Feb 1
$26Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$45Air Europa
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Wed
Feb 2
$26Renfe Torre del Oro
$6Alsa
$45Air Europa
$36Gnv
Thu
Feb 3
$23Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$45Air Europa
$137Balearia
Fri
Feb 4
$32Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$49Air Europa
$41Gnv
Sat
Feb 5
$32Renfe Euromed
$6Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Sun
Feb 6
$31Renfe Torre del Oro
$6Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Mon
Feb 7
$26Renfe Euromed
$6Alsa
$45Air Europa
$41Gnv
Tue
Feb 8
$23Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$45Air Europa
$41Gnv
Wed
Feb 9
$21Renfe Torre del Oro
$6Alsa
$45Air Europa
$41Gnv

Fastest train times from Barcelona to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

303 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Barcelona for Valencia every day 12 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 13 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 20 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.

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06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h40 08:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way
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04:10PMBarcelona Sants2h40 06:50PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 10:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 12:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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07:15AMBarcelona Sants2h40 09:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
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 journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $31 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train providers: Renfe from Barcelona to Valencia trains

You can travel by train between Barcelona and Valencia with Renfe for as low as $23 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Renfe

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.

    When purchasing your Renfe train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Valencia

    Travel by train to Valencia easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Valencia.
    FAQs

    How much are cheap trains between Barcelona and Valencia?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Barcelona to Valencia trains for as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a train ticket between Barcelona and Valencia?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $31 (€26)  for a train ticket to Valencia from Barcelona.

    How many miles is it from Barcelona to Valencia by train?

    You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km)  from Barcelona to Valencia by train.

    How long is a train to Valencia from Barcelona on average?

    On average the Barcelona to Valencia train travel time is 2 h 40 min  for the 187 miles (302 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Barcelona goes to Valencia? What train station do I come into Valencia from Barcelona?

    There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your journey from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Valencia you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

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

    Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to Valencia? Where is the train station in Valencia located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Valencia, called Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city center.

    Which train providers should I travel with 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 providers who offer a service between Barcelona and Valencia and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Are there any direct trains from Barcelona to Valencia?

    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Barcelona to Valencia with Renfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Euromed, Renfe Torre del Oro or Renfe Regional Expres, 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 buy your train ticket.

    How many trains per day are there from Barcelona to Valencia?

    The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Valencia is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    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 6: 15 AM. The last train departing from Barcelona to Valencia leaves at 7: 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 buy a train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia to get the best deals?

    The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia is on average $31 (€26) 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Barcelona
    Valencia
    Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Valencia.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +34 934956020
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
    Metro lines: L3, L5
    Bus lines: A1, A2
    Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17