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from Valencia to Barcelona

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

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To get from Valencia to Barcelona on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h40 09:55PMBarcelona Sants
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$501One-way
Cheapest
05:30PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses5h30 11:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$331One-way
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04:00PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses3h45 07:45PMBarcelona
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$391One-way
04:12PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord3h26 07:38PMBarcelona Sants
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$441One-way
04:00PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses4h00 08:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$391One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$38Renfe
$36Alsa
$64Vueling
$132Balearia
Tue
Jun 15
$38Renfe
$33Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Wed
Jun 16
$38Renfe
$32Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Thu
Jun 17
$38Renfe
$32Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Fri
Jun 18
$38Renfe
$32Alsa
$71Vueling
$131Balearia
Sat
Jun 19
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$86Air Europa
$131Balearia
Sun
Jun 20
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$84Air Europa
$133Balearia
Mon
Jun 21
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$61Vueling
$131Balearia
Tue
Jun 22
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$86Air Europa
$130Balearia
Wed
Jun 23
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Thu
Jun 24
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$74Air Europa
$130Balearia
Fri
Jun 25
$38Renfe
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$58Vueling
$131Balearia
Sat
Jun 26
$37Renfe
$26Alsa
$86Air Europa
$147Trasmediterránea S.A.
Sun
Jun 27
$38Renfe
$26Alsa
$84Air Europa
$133Balearia
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
$133Balearia
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How to Travel from Valencia to Barcelona

The Mediterranean city of Valencia is around 300 kilometers southwest of the Catalan capital Barcelona. There are frequent trains and buses connecting the 2 cities. The quickest train journeys for travelers in Spain journey along the Mediterranean coast and take a little over 3 hours, while direct buses make the trip north in 4 to 5 hours.

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

Valencia to Barcelona Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€21

4:00 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€31

3:09 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€83

2:55 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona. Buses traveling from Valencia to Barcelona depart from Valencia's Estación de Autobuses and take at least 4 hours to arrive at Barcelona's Estació d'Autobusos Nord. At least 8 buses travel from Valencia to Barcelona every day, with the first bus departing Valencia at 2:21 a.m. Alsa is the main bus company that travels from Valencia to Barcelona.


Fastest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona


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Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona; however, when traveling to and from Valencia and Barcelona's airports is taken into consideration taking a Renfe train is actually the fastest way to travel. All flights traveling from Valencia to Barcelona involve a transfer in Madrid. Trains traveling from Valencia to Barcelona depart from Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla train station and arrive at Barcelona's Sants train station after 3:09 h of traveling.


Most popular way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Valencia to Barcelona. The bus journey from Valencia to Barcelona is cheaper than taking the train or bus while only taking approximately 50 minutes longer to arrive in Barcelona. Buses depart frequently from Valencia's Estación de Autobuses and arrive at Barcelona's Estació d'Autobusos Nord after 4 hours of traveling.


How to get from Valencia to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Valencia to Barcelona, 77,35% 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 Valencia to Barcelona 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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Travel Tips

Travel from Valencia to Barcelona
Travel 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 do I reach Barcelona from Valencia?

You can travel between Valencia and Barcelona 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

How many miles from Valencia to Barcelona would I travel?

The Valencia to Barcelona distance is around 187 miles (302 km).

When traveling between Valencia and Barcelona, where do I depart from Valencia and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Valencia Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Valencia to Barcelona depart from Valencia, Estación de Autobuses to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Valencia to Barcelona depart from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla to Barcelona Sants.
Which travel companies can get me from Valencia to Barcelona?

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

  • You can go to Barcelona from Valencia by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $45 (€35) with Vueling from Valencia to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Valencia by bus with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€30) with Alsa from Valencia to Barcelona.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Valencia by ferry with Balearia. You'll see cheap ferry tickets for $120 (€93) with Balearia from Valencia to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Valencia by train with Renfe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $27 (€21) with Renfe from Valencia to Barcelona.
Is it possible to travel directly between Valencia and Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with.
  • You can take a direct bus with Alsa.
  • You'll find direct ferries with.
  • You'll find direct trains with Renfe.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Valencia to Barcelona?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Valencia to Barcelona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Valencia and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Valencia to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Valencia to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $45 (€35) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $39 (€30) one way.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $120 (€93) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $27 (€21) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Valencia to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to go from Valencia to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to travel between Valencia and Barcelona is by taking a train with an average price of $27 (€21).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a train is usually $18 (€14) less than taking a flight to Barcelona, which costs on average $45 (€35) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $12 (€9) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $39 (€30) for this trip.

A train is $93 (€72) less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Valencia to Barcelona costing on average $120 (€93).

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

The fastest way from Valencia to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min  on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 40 min  on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Valencia
Barcelona
Valencia
Amenities
Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
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