Valencia to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona

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30

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51

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

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04:45PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord5h55 10:40PMBarcelona Sants
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301One-way
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04:12PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h30 07:42PMBarcelona Sants
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391One-way
04:59PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h41 08:40PMBarcelona Sants
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12:55PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h45 04:40PMBarcelona Sants
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04:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h56 06:59PMBarcelona Sants
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541One-way

Train schedule from Valencia to Barcelona

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09:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla3h02 12:17PMBarcelona Sants
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11:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla3h00 02:15PMBarcelona Sants
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12:55PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h45 04:40PMBarcelona Sants
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03:18PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla3h01 06:19PMBarcelona Sants
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04:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h56 06:59PMBarcelona Sants
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04:12PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h30 07:42PMBarcelona Sants
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04:45PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord5h55 10:40PMBarcelona Sants
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04:59PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h41 08:40PMBarcelona Sants
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07:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h49 10:04PMBarcelona Sants
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Fastest train times from Valencia to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Fastest Journey

2 h 49 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

303 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Valencia for Barcelona every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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07:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h49 10:04PMBarcelona Sants
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601One-way
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04:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h56 06:59PMBarcelona Sants
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541One-way
11:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla3h00 02:15PMBarcelona Sants
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601One-way
03:18PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla3h01 06:19PMBarcelona Sants
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601One-way
09:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla3h02 12:17PMBarcelona Sants
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Overview: Train from Valencia to Barcelona

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Torre del Oro, Renfe EUROMED, Renfe or Renfe Regional Expres

Trains from Valencia to Barcelona cover the 187 miles (302 km) long route taking on average 3 h 37 min with our travel partners like Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Torre del Oro, Renfe EUROMED, Renfe or Renfe Regional Expres. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $32 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Renfe from Valencia to Barcelona trains

Find the best trains between Valencia and Barcelona with Omio's travel partners Renfe from $32 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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 Valencia to Barcelona 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.

    The Trains from Valencia to Barcelona

    Your journey from Valencia to Barcelona by train will take approximately 2h 35min. The longest trip on this route can take up to 4h 10min. This route experiences more than 14 departures per day, covering a distance of about 188 miles (302 km). So, if you are eager to make your upcoming adventure in Barcelona count, plan your trip in advance and book the most convenient train on this route.

    Valencia to Barcelona Train Time:Daily Departures

    Trains from Valencia to Barcelona depart during the morning, afternoon, and evening hours. With morning trains, the earliest one leaves Valencia around 7:05 a.m. and the latest departs at 11:15 a.m. The fastest train that departs in the morning takes about 2h 40min and the longest trip lasts 2h 40min.

    In total, there are three morning departures. Afternoon departures are six with the latest train departing at 1:05 p.m. and the latest one leaving at 5:15 p.m. The fastest trip for the afternoon trains takes around 2h 40min while the longest trip lasts 3h 35 min. Evening trains have three departures with the earliest one departing around 6:15 p.m. and the latest leaving the station at around 8:30 p.m.

    How long is the Journey by Train from Valencia to Barcelona?

    A train traveling from Valencia to Barcelona will take an average of 2h 40min on this route. The overall distance this train will cover is 188 miles (302 km) as mentioned above. However, the train may take a little longer on holidays and weekends, so you should check your schedule properly before making up your mind to travel to Barcelona. In this case, you can choose to travel by direct train. Currently, there are about nine direct trains operating on this route each day.

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    What is the Departure and Arrival Stations for Trains from Valencia to Barcelona?

    Departure train station: While in Valencia, you will depart from Joaquin Sorolla Station located at Carrer de Sant Vicent Martir, 171-46007, Valencia. The station is served by high-speed trains that connect the city of Valencia to Barcelona and Madrid. Connections to this station include shuttle buses, metro on lines one and five, and taxis just outside the station’s entrance. The station is about 0.6 miles (1 km) south of the city center and has nine tracks and six platforms including 15 high-speed trains to various cities every day. Onsite amenities consist of banking services and currency bureau, post office, traveler lounges, restrooms, medical center, car rentals, fast food cafes, and restaurants.

    Arrival train station:Your journey from Valencia to Barcelona by train will take you to Sants Station. Located about 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of areas like Eixample and Gracia, Barcelona Sants station is a perfect gateway to the city center. You can use Metro Lines L3 or L5 (indicated by blue and green) to Barcelona city center. The journey will take only 10min. On the other hand, you may go for a fancy bite or drink at Gothic Quarter, which is a short car ride away. The station is also close to a chain of trendy bars, cafes, and restaurants along the Quarter’s medieval streets.

    Which Train Companies Travel from Valencia to Barcelona?

    Trains operating on the Valencia-Barcelona route are usually managed by Renfe. High-speed Renfe trains provide you with the best alternative to travel from Valencia to Barcelone. With this train company, you will not have to worry about changes on your trip to Barcelona. Also, this train company offers various ticket classes that provide and plenty of luxury features.

    Euromed trains from Valencia to Barcelona

    Euromed trains are managed by Renfe train company. They operate between the Valencia and Barcelona route along the east coast part of Spain. These direct high-speed trains can travel at a speed of about 330 km/h(205 mph), making your journey from Valencia to Barcelona last approximately 2h 35min. Euromed high-speed trains offer more than eight services per day along this route.

    Talgo Trains from Valencia to Barcelona

    Talgo trains are also run by Renfe train company. Unlike Euromed, Talgo trains are slower but affordable. Their average travel time between Valencia and Barcelona is about 3h 25min. Talgo trains depart from Valencia Estacio Nord to various destinations across Spain. What’s more, they offer comfortable travel on this train route.

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    Train from Valencia to Barcelona: Services on Board

    When booking trains from Valencia to Barcelona, you need to compare their services. Luckily, you’ll find different classes of tickets with both Euromed and Talgo trains traveling between these two cities. Examples of classes are Turista or standard class complete with fold-down tables and deluxe comfort reclining seats; Turista Plus, which is an upgrade version of Turista offers spacious, reclining seats; and Preferente or First class provides deluxe reclining leather-seats and a la carte restaurant with bar services at your seat.

    These trains allow luggage such as handbags, travel bags, suitcases, and backpacks. Your total luggage should not exceed three items or weigh more than 55.12 lbs (25 kg) in total weight. Your pets (cats, dogs, and birds) can travel free of charge on these trains and there’s no weight limit for them. Renfe trains from Valencia to Barcelona have free care of passengers with limited mobility both temporary and permanent throughout their journey

    How to Find Cheap Train Tickets from Valencia to Barcelona

    Whther you are booking a Standard Class or a First Class train ticket from Valencia to Barcelona, you need to consider the cost. For cheap tickets, you should make an advance booking. Most train companies in Spain release their tickets as early as three or six months before the travel date. Therefore, train tickets may be cheaper during this period.

    Be a little bit flexible with your travel schedule to find the most appropriate time to acquire cheap tickets. During peak hours most companies increase their ticket prices. Make sure to travel outside of the train peak hours to get lower-priced tickets. A connecting or slower train can also be a better way to get affordable tickets.

    To Barcelona by Train-Travel Tips

    Your arrival in Barcelona by train will give you the opportunity to explore the city. This is one of Spain’s tourist destinations, featuring breathtaking attractions and everything that can please a visitor. Barcelona is a city that never sleeps and it’s full of charm that will make your stay worthwhile. The city is home to artistic treasures, modern art, unique architecture, and Romanesque churches. Not to mention its picturesque beaches at La Costa Brava.

    As one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe, Barcelona is also a modern city. The city features restaurants and cafes that offer impeccable quality of dishes and pleasant service. You can have your lunch at Nouvelle Cuisine Restaurant or dine at Mediterranean restaurant, all located within Barcelona. Cafes, tapas bars, chocolate bars, and wonderful terraces are part of this city and visitors can spend their evening time at any of these establishments.

    If you love sports, then you can go to Camp Nou Stadium to watch soccer. A visit to Sagrada Familia Cathedral will make your trip to Barcelona complete. Certainly, Barcelona has plenty of attractions to offer and your stay in this city will be a memorable one.

    Train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 32 €
    2 weeks earlier 29 €10%
    3 weeks earlier 29 €10%
    1 month before 29 €10%
    2 months earlier 30 €7%
    3 months earlier 25 €28%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Valencia - Barcelona. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Valencia - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Valencia - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 7% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 28%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Valencia to Barcelona

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Valencia to Barcelona.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona for as low as $32 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Valencia to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of $32 (€30)  one way.
    The distance from Valencia to Barcelona by train is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 187 miles (302 km) between Valencia and Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Valencia to Barcelona train journey time is on average 3 h 37 min.

    When taking a train from Valencia, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, Valencia-Estacio Del Nord and València Cabanyal. When you arrive in Barcelona, your train can arrive in train stations including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla   to Barcelona Sants.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Valencia to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Torre del Oro, Renfe EUROMED, Renfe or Renfe Regional Expres to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Valencia to Barcelona route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Valencia to Barcelona. You can look to travel with Renfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Euromed or Renfe Regional Expres  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    The average number of trains departing Valencia for Barcelona is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Valencia to Barcelona at 5: 15 PM. The last train from Valencia to Barcelona that you can take departs at 5: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Valencia to Barcelona schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you book the Valencia to Barcelona train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $32 (€30). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Valencia and Barcelona. 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.

    Important Stations and Airports in Valencia and Barcelona

    Valencia
    Barcelona
    Valencia Joaquín Sorolla is the most popular Valencia 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 Valencia for your trip to Barcelona.
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    Phone Number
    +34 912320320
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Valencia Joaquín Sorolla
    Bus lines: 9, 10, 27, 89, 90, free shuttle to Nord Station
    Metro lines: 3 and 5
    Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Intercity
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    +34 912320320
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    Mon - Sun: 05: 30 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
    Metro lines: L3, L5
    Cercanias lines: C1, C2, C3, C5, C6
    Train lines: Intercity, Media Distancia, Talgo, Regional, Regional Express
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