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There are 7 ways to get from London to Valencia by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC

$62 - $289

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Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Valencia (VLC) STN - VLC

$66 - $359

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Valencia (VLC) LTN - VLC

$95 - $344

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$321 - $526

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Valencia

$203 - $225

Bus  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Valencia Vac-133

$97 - $157

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Valencia

$261 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from London to Valencia is to fly which costs £45 - £230 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Valencia is to fly which costs £45 - £230 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Valencia. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Valencia via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Valencia. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

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The distance between London and Valencia is 837 miles.

The best way to get from London to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 14 h 8 min and costs £240 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from London to Valencia, including transfers.

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London to Valencia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Valencia train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Valencia is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs £45 - £230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £410 and takes 14 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs £70 - £130 and takes 30 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 836.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between London, England and Valencia, Spain?

British Airways, easyJet and three other airlines fly from London to Valencia 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Valencia via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 14 h 8 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Valencia
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Autobuses Jimenez
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
autobusesjimenez.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
autobusesjimenez.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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London to Valencia bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Valencia station.

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Valencia is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 9:17 PM in London and 10:17 PM in Valencia.

London to Valencia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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British Airways, Iberia, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1783+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs £12 - £27.

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