There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 18 min

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

$30 - $137

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Train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$42 - $62

Bus  •  5 h 4 min

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

$32 - $48

Bus, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 to La Pineda - Pau Casals 77
  2. Take the bus from Platja de la Pineda to Castellón de la Plana
  3. Take the train from Castelló de la Plana to València-Estació del Nord C-6

$45 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

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

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia is to fly which costs 25€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 18 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 Estacio del Nord via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 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 50 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 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 25€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 4 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?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Air Europa fly from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia twice daily. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Valencia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 27 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Valencia Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Castelló de la Plana to València-Estació del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 to La Pineda - Pau Casals 77
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Platja de la Pineda to Castellón de la Plana
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es

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