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

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  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Valencia (VLC) ATH - VLC

84€ - 321€

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Bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry  •  46h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Parma Fb / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Parma to Valencia

267€ - 517€

Train, bus via Aix-en-Provence  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Aix-en-Provence
  4. Take the train from Aix En Provence to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  6. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Eur

230€ - 373€

Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Valencia

139€ - 209€

Bus via Valencia  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Valencia

336€ - 416€

Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Valencia

127€ - 242€

Drive  •  32h 35m

  1. Drive from Athens to Valencia 2143.7 miles

440€ - 650€

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Valencia is to fly which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Valencia is to fly which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Valencia via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Athens and Valencia is 2090 km. The road distance is 3429.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Valencia without a car is to bus and car ferry and train and bus and ferry which takes 46h 1m and costs 260€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Athens to Valencia, including transfers.

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Athens to Valencia bus services, operated by Valeross, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Valencia is to fly which takes 6h 19m and costs 80€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Athens to Valencia bus services, operated by Yubim, arrive at Valencia station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 1306.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Valencia, Spain?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Valencia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Valencia via Sofia in around 2 days 4h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 1000€
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 1000€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 950€
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 1100€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 850€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 460€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 950€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 1100€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
21€ - 28€
1st Class Ticket
30€ - 40€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
40€ - 50€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
52€ - 57€
Train from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
15€ - 20€
1st Class Ticket
22€ - 28€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
30€ - 35€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
38€ - 42€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix En Provence to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 39€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 45€
1st Class
75€ - 130€
Renfe

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Parma to Valencia
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
28h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
41h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 60€
Schedules at
valeross.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
66€
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270€ - 350€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
43h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
81€ - 82€
Aircraft-type seats
91€ - 92€
2 bed inside cabin
228€ - 229€
3 bed outside cabin
190€ - 230€

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Valencia is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 8:54 AM in Athens and 7:54 AM in Valencia.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Valencia is 3430 km. It takes approximately 32h 35m to drive from Athens to Valencia.

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1250+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at 72€ per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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