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from Barcelona to Valencia

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

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To get from Barcelona to Valencia on Jan 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:55PMBarcelona3h50 08:45PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$411One-way
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10:00AMBarcelona Sants5h20 03:20PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord
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$401One-way
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10:25AMBarcelona3h50 02:15PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$411One-way
02:55PMBarcelona3h50 06:45PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$411One-way
06:25PMBarcelona3h50 10:15PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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Fri
Jan 21
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$36Alsa
$66Air Europa
$36Gnv
Sat
Jan 22
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$24Alsa
$66Air Europa
$41Gnv
Sun
Jan 23
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$24Alsa
$66Air Europa
$41Gnv
Mon
Jan 24
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$16Alsa
$56Air Europa
$36Gnv
Tue
Jan 25
$31Renfe Torre del Oro
$16Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Wed
Jan 26
$31Renfe Torre del Oro
$16Alsa
$66Air Europa
$36Gnv
Thu
Jan 27
$33Renfe Alvia
$16Alsa
$56Air Europa
$94Balearia
Fri
Jan 28
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$16Alsa
$56Air Europa
$36Gnv
Sat
Jan 29
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$9Alsa
$56Air Europa
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Sun
Jan 30
$36Renfe Regional Expres
$16Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Mon
Jan 31
$33Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$56Air Europa
$36Gnv
Tue
Feb 1
$26Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$46Air Europa
$41Gnv
Wed
Feb 2
$23Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$46Air Europa
$36Gnv
Thu
Feb 3
$23Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$46Air Europa
$137Balearia
Fri
Feb 4
$33Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$49Air Europa
$41Gnv
Sat
Feb 5
$33Renfe Euromed
$6Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Sun
Feb 6
$31Renfe Torre del Oro
$6Alsa
$56Air Europa
$41Gnv
Mon
Feb 7
$26Renfe Euromed
$6Alsa
$46Air Europa
$41Gnv
Tue
Feb 8
$23Renfe Alvia
$6Alsa
$46Air Europa
$41Gnv
Wed
Feb 9
$21Renfe Torre del Oro
$6Alsa
$46Air Europa
$41Gnv

Travel Information between Barcelona and Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $41 (€34) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Air Europa, Gnv or Renfe Euromed

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) to Valencia from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa, Air Europa, Gnv or Renfe Euromed among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight 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.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Barcelona to Valencia?

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Valencia: bus, flight, ferry or train.

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Valencia?

The cheapest way to travel to Valencia from Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Valencia:

Taking a bus is usually $26 (€21) less than taking a flight to Valencia, which costs on average $41 (€34) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $30 (€25) less than taking a ferry to Valencia, which costs on average $46 (€38) for the same trip.

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Valencia costing on average $22 (€18).

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

The fastest way to get to Valencia from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Valencia can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Valencia by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Valencia by train can take on average 2 h 40 min.

How many miles from Barcelona to Valencia would I travel?

Valencia is approximately 187 miles (302 km) away from Barcelona.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barcelona to Valencia?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Valencia is:

  • 5 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Barcelona to Valencia as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Barcelona to Valencia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Valencia:

  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Valencia at Valencia, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Flights mostly leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and tend to arrive in Valencia Airport.
  • Trains from Barcelona to Valencia most often leave from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Which travel operators can get me to Valencia from Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Valencia:

  • You can go to Valencia from Barcelona by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€13) with Alsa from Barcelona to Valencia on Omio.
  • You can travel between Barcelona and Valencia by flight with Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $41 (€34) with Air Europa from Barcelona to Valencia.
  • You can take a ferry from Barcelona to Valencia with Gnv. Cheap tickets can be found for $46 (€38) with Gnv from Barcelona to Valencia.
  • You can travel to Valencia from Barcelona by train with Renfe Euromed. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Renfe Euromed from Barcelona to Valencia.

Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Valencia?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Valencia with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to Valencia with Renfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Euromed, Renfe Torre del Oro or Renfe Regional Expres.

Direct services to Valencia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Valencia?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Valencia often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Alicante or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Valencia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Valencia and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets from Barcelona to Valencia online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Valencia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $16 (€13) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $41 (€34) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $46 (€38) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $22 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Valencia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.