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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Valencia (VLC) BCN - VLC

$30 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelone - airport prat T1 to Valence - bus station Ouibus

$14 - $47

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$42 - $62

Train via Valencia Estacio del Nord  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Estacio del Nord Tlg / ...

$42 - $62

Night bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 to Valencia

$30 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia 211.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia is to bus which costs 12€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia is to fly which costs 26€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia station. However, there are services departing from Aeroport-Terminal T2 AB and arriving at Valence - bus station via Barcelone - airport prat T1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Airport and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Barcelona Airport (BCN) and Valencia is 291 km. The road distance is 337.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia, including transfers.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Barcelone - airport prat T1 station.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia is to fly which takes 1 h 18 min and costs 26€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 12€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 181.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Barcelona Airport (BCN), Spain and Valencia, Spain?

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia once daily. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Train operators
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
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelone - airport prat T1 to Valence - bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
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 Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 to Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 to Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Valence - bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia is 338 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1848+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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