Barcelona to Valencia Train in 2h 40min

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

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30

Average

53

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h13 03:13PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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01:00PMBarcelona Sants3h48 04:48PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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12:00PMBarcelona Sants3h30 03:30PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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05:00PMBarcelona Sants3h33 08:33PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants3h35 06:35PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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Train schedule from Barcelona to Valencia

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07:15AMBarcelona Sants2h47 10:02AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15AMBarcelona Sants2h52 11:07AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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09:05AMBarcelona Sants3h15 12:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h13 03:13PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants2h52 01:07PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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12:00PMBarcelona Sants3h30 03:30PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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01:00PMBarcelona Sants3h48 04:48PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants3h35 06:35PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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04:10PMBarcelona Sants2h47 06:57PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:00PMBarcelona Sants3h33 08:33PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h47 09:02PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15PMBarcelona Sants2h52 11:07PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Valencia

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Fastest Journey

2 h 47 m

Average

3 h 19 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.

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04:10PMBarcelona Sants2h47 06:57PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h47 09:02PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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07:15AMBarcelona Sants2h47 10:02AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants2h52 01:07PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:15PMBarcelona Sants2h52 11:07PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe ALVIA, Renfe Torre del Oro, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe

Trains from Barcelona to Valencia cover the 187 miles (302 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Torre del Oro, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe EUROMED or 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 $30 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train companies: Renfe from Barcelona to Valencia trains

You can travel by train from Barcelona to Valencia with Renfe for as low as $30 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

    Trains from Barcelona to Valencia

    The Barcelona to Valencia train is a frequent route, running more or less 10 times per day. The departures out of Barcelona heading towards Valencia are every one to two hours. In general, these journeys are direct and don’t require changing trains along the way. The direct train ride to Valencia takes around 3h depending on the type of train and if it is one of the high-speed operators.

    Barcelona to Valencia Train Time: Daily Departures

    There are at least 10 daily departures going from Barcelona to Valencia. This adds up to over 70 journeys per week on trains from Barcelona to Valencia. The first train of the day leaving Barcelona on this route is at around 7:15 a.m. As for the last trip of the day, it departs out of Barcelona at approximately 8:15 p.m. These journeys run every one to two hours.

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

    The journey by train from Barcelona to Valencia covers a distance of more or less 187 miles (302 km). The fastest operator on this route makes it to Valencia in around 2h 40min. However, there are some trains that take up to approximately 5h 8min. Nonetheless, in general, all of these routes booked through Omio are direct and don’t require passengers to switch trains along the way between Barcelona and Valencia.

    Woman walking in the streets of Barcelona. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train station: These journeys by train from Barcelona to Valencia depart from the Barcelona-Sants train station. The Barcelona-Sants station is the city’s main train terminal. The city center of Barcelona is more or less 2 miles (3.5 km) from the main train station. There are public transportation routes that get to Barcelona-Sants in about 6min. This train station offers a wide selection of restaurants, shops and travel information.

    Arrival train station: The arrival station in this case is either the Valencia Joaquín Sorolla train station or the Valencia Estacio del Nord. Both of these train terminals are located south of the city center. The Estacio del Nord station is closer, just a 10min walk or so to the Ciutat Vella (Old City center). There are shops and cafés at either station, available for travelers to get what they need upon their arrival in Valencia.

    Which train companies travel from Barcelona to Valencia?

    The company operating the train to Valencia from Barcelona is the Spanish national railway, Renfe. Renfe offers different trains running the route, from the high-speed Alvia, Torre del Oro and Euromed trains, to the standard mid and long-distance InterCity and Regional Express routes. All of these train journeys are direct. The fastest Renfe journeys from Barcelona to Valencia are operated by the high-speed lines. In this case, the fastest trip takes more or less 2h 40min. However, the mid-speed trains can take up to around 5h 8min.

    Night trains Barcelona

    There currently aren’t any night trains available traveling from Barcelona to Valencia. The latest train Renfe offers departs out of Barcelona-Sants station at around 8:15 p.m., arriving in Valencia at more or less 10:55 p.m. Nonetheless, most trains make the trip is around 3h, not needing an overnight train to get to Valencia.

    Renfe trains from Barcelona to Valencia

    Renfe is the Spanish national railway company and the sole provider of the journeys by train from Barcelona to Valencia. Getting inspiration through the Omio magazine, travelers booking their tickets through Omio will find there are 10 or more of these routes per day. The service offered by Renfe varies from high-speed trains to normal mid and long-distance lines. The fastest train for this route takes as little as 2h 40min to get to Valencia. However, it’s possible to find specific journeys that take 5h 8min or longer.

    Trains from Barcelona to Valencia: Sustainability travel

    Nowadays, sustainable travel is a goal for many transportation companies, including the national Spanish railway company operating the trains from Barcelona to Valencia, Renfe. Traveling by train is one of the most eco-friendly ways of traveling long distance between point A and point B. Renfe encourages travelers to continue traveling sustainably, allowing bicycles on board its trains as a way to promote reducing each passenger’s carbon footprint. The global goal is to lower carbon emission to the minimum with better use of resources and green energy.

    Train Barcelona to Valencia: Services on Board

    When booking your train ticket through Omio, you’ll find that the Renfe high-speed Alvia, Torre de Oro and Euromed lines, as well as the standard Intercity trains, offer seating in both 2nd and 2nd+ Class. However, the Regional Express Renfe trains only have seats in 2nd Class. The amount of luggage allowed per person on board all Renfe trains is limited to two items that cannot weigh in total over 55 lbs (25 kg) or be bigger than 114 inches (290 cm). Bicycles are allowed on high-speed and mid to long-distance Renfe trains as well. Bikes can be brought on board either as hand luggage or special luggage. If the bicycle can fold and be put in a bike bag with dimensions that don’t sum up over 71 inches (180 cm), it is considered normal hand luggage. However, the larger bicycles up to 47”x35.3”x16” (120x90x40 cm) must be treated as special luggage. Passengers may also bring up to one small pet with them on board Renfe trains. It must weigh under 22 lbs (10 kg) and be in a pet carrier at all times. Disabled travelers may purchase tickets with accessible seating on board as well as request assistance if necessary.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia?

    The main way to find affordable train tickets from Barcelona to Valencia is by booking the fares in advance. In general, if you book closer to the departure date, the more prices tend to increase. Another way to find cheaper routes is by keeping a flexible schedule. If you don’t have to travel on a specific day or at a specific time, you can choose a more affordable journey. Last but not least, avoid traveling at peak commuting times since the high demand also makes the tickets more expensive. In this case, there aren’t any journeys available that require changing trains that could imply cheaper rates.

    Woman visiting Valencia. Source: Shutterstock

    To Valencia by train—travel tips

    Valencia is a coastal city of Spain known for its pleasant and warm climate, along with its delicious Mediterranean cuisine. One of the iconic spots in the city is the City of Arts and Sciences, designed by the famous Spanish architect, Calatrava. This is a great spot for those visiting with children. The L’Oceanographic aquarium is within Calatrava City. In the center of the city, spend some time in the Ciutat Vella, exploring the architecture and old streets. While you’re in Valencia, make sure to eat some of the traditional yellow paella rice.

    • Visit the thousand-year-old neighborhood of El Carmen in the Old City
    • Eat out at a restaurant on the Marina and enjoy the view
    • Spend a sunny day exploring the Turia Garden
    • Enjoy shopping in the districts of Ensanche and Ruzafa
    • Take a boat tour through the Albufera National Park

    Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Valencia

    Travel Tips: 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
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Valencia from Barcelona for as low as $30 (€27)  for the next 7 days.
    The Barcelona to Valencia train ticket price is on average $30 (€27)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    The Barcelona to Valencia train distance is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 187 miles (302 km) between Barcelona and Valencia can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Valencia train journey time is on average 2 h 49 min.

    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, Valencia-Estacio Del Nord and València Cabanyal.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Barcelona.

    The most popular arrival train station, Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, is located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center of Valencia.

    When taking a train from Barcelona to Valencia, you can count on Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Torre del Oro, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Regional Expres, Renfe EUROMED or Renfe for the best way to get you to Valencia. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Barcelona to Valencia and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains to Valencia from Barcelona per day with Renfe Intercity, Renfe Euromed, Renfe Torre del Oro or Renfe Regional Expres  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    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.
    The first Barcelona to Valencia train departs at 6: 30 PM   and the last train from Barcelona to Valencia leaves at 6: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Valencia on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Valencia from Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Valencia a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Barcelona and Valencia

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    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.
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    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
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