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from Barcelona to Valencia

You can get from Barcelona to Valencia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Valencia on Sep 18 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25AMBarcelona3h50 02:15PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$371One-way
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h08 03:08PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$371One-way
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04:55PMBarcelona3h50 08:45PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$371One-way
02:55PMBarcelona3h50 06:45PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$371One-way
06:15PMBarcelona Sants2h40 08:55PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$581One-way

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Sat
Sep 18
$37Renfe
$37Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Sun
Sep 19
$37Renfe
$25Alsa
$66Vueling
$22Gnv
Mon
Sep 20
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$52Vueling
$22Gnv
Tue
Sep 21
$37Renfe
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$58Air Europa
$22Gnv
Wed
Sep 22
$37Renfe
$19Alsa
$58Air Europa
$22Gnv
Thu
Sep 23
$37Renfe
$19Alsa
$73Air Europa
$22Gnv
Fri
Sep 24
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$48Vueling
$22Gnv
Sat
Sep 25
$37Renfe
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$63Air Europa
$99Trasmediterránea S.A.
Sun
Sep 26
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$35Vueling
$22Gnv
Mon
Sep 27
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$47Air Europa
$22Gnv
Tue
Sep 28
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$43Air Europa
$22Gnv
Wed
Sep 29
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$43Air Europa
$131Balearia
Thu
Sep 30
$37Renfe
$16Alsa
$62Air Europa
$70Balearia
Fri
Oct 1
$36Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Sat
Oct 2
$31Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Sun
Oct 3
$36Renfe
$16Alsa
$63Air Europa
$22Gnv
Mon
Oct 4
$36Renfe
$16Alsa
$47Air Europa
$22Gnv
Tue
Oct 5
$27Renfe
$16Alsa
$43Air Europa
$22Gnv
Wed
Oct 6
$26Renfe
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$47Air Europa
$22Gnv
Thu
Oct 7
$26Renfe
$16Alsa
$43Air Europa
$69Balearia

Travel Information from Barcelona to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $41 (€33) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa, Balearia or Renfe

Take a flight, bus, ferry or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) between Barcelona and Valencia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Vueling, Alsa, Balearia or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Barcelona to Valencia.

How to Travel from Barcelona to Valencia

The journey from Barcelona to Valencia is popular with travelers in Spain for both business and leisure. The trip between these two coastal Spanish cities is convenient whether you choose to travel by bus, train or plane. Key departure points in Barcelona include Barcelona Sants train station, Barcelona Nord Bus station, and Barcelona-El Prat airport. Return journeys from Valencia to Barcelona are also available.

Trains from Barcelona to Valencia | Buses from Barcelona to Valencia | Flights from Barcelona to Valencia

Barcelona to Valencia Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€21

4:00 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€32

3:05 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€87

2:35 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia?

Cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia. Alsa is the main bus company in Spain and operates all the buses from Barcelona to Valencia. Alsa buses take approximately 7:20 h to travel from Barcelona to Valencia and depart 9 times per day. Alsa's buses depart from Barcelona Nord bus station and arrive at Valencia's Estación de Autobuses.


Fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia


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Techncially, flying is the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia; however, when traveling to and from Barcelona and Valencia's airports is taken into consideration taking a Renfe train is the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia. Flights traveling from Barcelona to Valencia depart from Barcelona's El Prat airport and arrive at Valencia Airport after 2:35 h of flight time. All flights require a connection. Airlines that travel directly from Barcelona to Valencia include Iberia and Air Europa.


Most popular way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Barcelona to Valencia. While the train is more expensive than taking the bus, the hour saved traveling by train makes up for the additional cost for most travelers. Some of the train ticket cost can be offset by planning ahead and booking your Barcelona to Valencia travel as far ahead of time as possible. All trains traveling from Barcelona to Valencia are operated by Renfe, depart from Barcelona Sants train station, and arrive at either Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla or Estacio Del Nord train station. Trains traveling from Barcelona to Valencia take approximately three hours.


How to get from Barcelona to Valencia

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Barcelona to Valencia, 79,93% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Barcelona to Valencia and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Attractions in Valencia

Valencia's reputation as a vibrant and international cultural center has made it one of the most popular destinations in Spain for international travelers. Some of Valencia's main attractions include the Valencia Cathedral, the Torres de Serranos, the Llotja de Seda and the Museu de Belles Arts de Valencia as well as Valencia C.F. and Levante UD football clubs.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Valencia
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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