There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Valencia by plane, train, bus and ferry, night train, bus, car 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  •  6 h 15 min

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

$96 - $374

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Train, bus and ferry  •  40 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia

$260 - $397

Train, night train, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Basel
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB 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 Em

$350 - $485

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

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

$124 - $228

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to Valencia

$218 - $496

Drive  •  32 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Valencia 2147.2 miles

$500 - $750

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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 5 h.

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The distance between Athens and Valencia is 2090 km. The road distance is 3435.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Valencia without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 40 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min 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 6 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 5 h.

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

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

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Valencia is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 7:44 PM in Athens and 6:44 PM in Valencia.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Valencia is 3435 km. It takes approximately 32 h 50 min to drive from Athens to Valencia.

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  • Distance: 1306.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

Aegean Airlines, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Valencia every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Valencia via Sofia in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

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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
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Basel
Ave. Duration
25 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64 - $68
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $315
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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

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There are 1702+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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