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

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 Bristol  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Valencia (VLC) BRS - VLC

$103 - $396

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC

$118 - $383

Train, bus Starbus  •  26 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$275 - $432

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Valencia

$186 - $528

Bus  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station 040
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Valencia

$109 - $182

Train, bus ALSA  •  34 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Valencia Estacio del Nord Ir

$187 - $303

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Valencia

$521 - $641

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Valencia is to bus which costs £80 - £140 and takes 34 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Valencia is to fly which costs £75 - £310 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Valencia via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Zaragoza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Valencia is 840 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Valencia without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 32 min and costs £210 - £340.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Bristol to Valencia, including transfers.

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Bristol to Valencia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Valencia is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs £75 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £140 and takes 34 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Bristol to Valencia bus services, operated by Autobuses Jimenez, arrive at Valencia station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 839.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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

Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines fly from Bristol to Valencia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Valencia via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Zaragoza in around 34 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
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 Zaragoza Delicias to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$119
Schedules at
starbus.es
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Book at
grupo-jimenez.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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Valencia is 1 h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 7:57 PM in Bristol and 8:57 PM in Valencia.

Ryanair, BMI Regional, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1723+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs £9.

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