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The cheapest trains from Valencia to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

$38

Average

$55

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 Valencia to Barcelona will cost around $ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

Cheapest
04:38PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord5h29 10:07PMBarcelona Sants
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$381One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:12PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h26 07:38PMBarcelona Sants
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$441One-way
07:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 09:55PMBarcelona Sants
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$501One-way
01:05PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h35 04:40PMBarcelona Sants
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$531One-way
05:10PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h30 08:40PMBarcelona Sants
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$531One-way

Timetable Valencia to Barcelona

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07:05AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 09:45AMBarcelona Sants
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09:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 11:55AMBarcelona Sants
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11:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 01:55PMBarcelona Sants
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01:05PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h35 04:40PMBarcelona Sants
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03:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 05:55PMBarcelona Sants
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04:12PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h26 07:38PMBarcelona Sants
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04:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h42 07:02PMBarcelona Sants
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04:38PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord5h29 10:07PMBarcelona Sants
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05:10PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h30 08:40PMBarcelona Sants
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07:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 09:55PMBarcelona Sants
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Jun 14
$38Renfe
$39Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Tue
Jun 15
$38Renfe
$31Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Wed
Jun 16
$38Renfe
$32Alsa
$74Air Europa
$128Balearia
Thu
Jun 17
$38Renfe
$29Alsa
$74Air Europa
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Fri
Jun 18
$38Renfe
$29Alsa
$71Vueling
$131Balearia
Sat
Jun 19
$38Renfe
$29Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Sun
Jun 20
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$84Air Europa
$134Balearia
Mon
Jun 21
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$58Vueling
$132Balearia
Tue
Jun 22
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$86Air Europa
$130Balearia
Wed
Jun 23
$38Renfe
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Thu
Jun 24
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Fri
Jun 25
$38Renfe
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$58Vueling
$132Balearia
Sat
Jun 26
$37Renfe
$26Alsa
$96Air Europa
$148Trasmediterránea S.A.
Sun
Jun 27
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$84Air Europa
$134Balearia
Mon
Jun 28
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Tue
Jun 29
$32Renfe
$26Alsa
$77Air Europa
$130Balearia
Wed
Jun 30
$35Renfe
$26Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Thu
Jul 1
$35Renfe
$26Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Fri
Jul 2
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$37Vueling
$131Balearia
Sat
Jul 3
$35Renfe
$26Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Sun
Jul 4
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$42Vueling
$134Balearia

The fastest trains from Valencia to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

3 h 12 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

303 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Valencia for Barcelona 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 12 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 29 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
09:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 11:55AMBarcelona Sants
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$671One-way
Fastest
07:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 09:55PMBarcelona Sants
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$501One-way
Fastest
11:15AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 01:55PMBarcelona Sants
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$671One-way
Fastest
03:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 05:55PMBarcelona Sants
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$561One-way
Fastest
07:05AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 09:45AMBarcelona Sants
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$671One-way

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Journey Summary

Valencia to Barcelona Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 19 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $31
Trains depart from:Valencia
Trains arrive in:Barcelona
Distance:303 km
Train Companies:Renfe
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Valencia to Barcelona with Renfe

You can travel by train between Valencia and Barcelona with Renfe for as low as $38 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Renfe

Renfe offers excellent train services within Spain and neighboring France and Portugal, including a journey between Valencia and Barcelona. As an official travel partner of Renfe, Omio quickly and easily shows you Renfe train schedules and ticket types so you can find the cheapest, fastest or earliest Valencia to Barcelona train. The distance from Valencia to Barcelona with Renfe is around 187 miles (302 km) and prices for this route are as low as $38 (€30).

Renfe is known for its wide range of ticket types with special offers like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets and discount cards like Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which can be used to purchase Renfe tickets 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: high-speed AVE for long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for domestic routes along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, regional Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Valencia to Barcelona

Taking the train is a cost effective and convenient way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona, making it easy to explore the riches of the Catalan capital. Every day, there will be a selection of 12-13 direct trains, which cover the 217 mile distance between the cities in just over three hours. Trains leave morning, noon and night, so finding the right ticket won't be difficult.

Which train companies travel from Valencia to Barcelona?

All trains to Barcelona from Valencia are operated by Renfe, who run a scheduled service from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla station to Barcelona Sants, with no need for any changes. Various fare classes are available, including First and ""Grand Comfort"", which provides extended legroom and plenty of other luxury features.

How long is the train from Valencia to Barcelona?

The quickest trains to Barcelona from Valencia will get passengers to Sants in 3 hours and 15 minutes, though most take around 3 hours and 30 minutes. Be aware that some afternoon services can take significantly longer, sometimes as long as 5 hours and 35 minutes; please double check schedules before booking.

How many trains are there from Valencia to Barcelona?

There will be 12-13 trains to Barcelona from central Valencia on any given day. Services start early, with departures at 6:30 a.m., and there's a peak in mid-afternoon from 2:45 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Importantly, the last train of the day leaves Valencia just after 8:00 p.m., so late night departures aren't an option.

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

Departure train station: Trains to Barcelona depart from Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla station. The station is just over a mile from the central districts, but travelers can take Metro Line 5 (to Colón station). Shuttle buses also run from the Estacio del Nord to Joaquin Sorolla.

Arrival train station: Trains from Valencia arrive at Barcelona Sants station. Sants is almost 2 miles southwest of central areas like Gracia or Eixample. Upon arrival, Metro Lines L3 and L5 (blue and green) will take passengers into the city, and the journey will take around 10 minutes. Renfe rail services link Sants to Barcelona Airport as well, and the trip takes 20 minutes.

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 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
How much do cheap train tickets to Barcelona from Valencia cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona for as low as $38 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Valencia to Barcelona?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $38 (€30)  for a train ticket between Valencia and Barcelona.
How far is Barcelona from Valencia by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Valencia and Barcelona by train to be approximately 187 miles (302 km).
How long is a train to Barcelona from Valencia on average?
The train time to Barcelona from Valencia is on average 3 h 10 min  for the 187 miles (302 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Valencia and Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Valencia and arrival train station in Barcelona?

When taking a train from Valencia, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. 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.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Valencia. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train companies go from Valencia to Barcelona?
Take the Valencia to Barcelona train with Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Valencia and Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first train depart from Valencia to Barcelona? When does the last train depart from Valencia to Barcelona?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Valencia at 5: 05 AM. The last train leaves from Valencia at 3: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Valencia to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Valencia to Barcelona to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Barcelona from Valencia to cost on average $38 (€30) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Valencia to Barcelona train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Valencia
Barcelona
Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
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