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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

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

$103 - $396

6 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$325 - $857

Bus Starbus  •  33 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Lille 814
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Valencia

$171 - $192

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 - $548

Bus ALSA  •  34 h 20 min

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

$109 - $182

Train, bus  •  34 h 45 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

$186 - $302

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 40 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Valencia

$528 - $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 1 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Valencia is 840 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Bristol to Valencia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Valencia via London and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 19 min.

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

Ryanair, KLM and two other airlines fly from Bristol to Valencia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Valencia via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Avignon TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 17 h 45 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Bristol to Valencia via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Valencia via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$160 - $600
Premier
$410 - $700
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
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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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.

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 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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
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 Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Valencia
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$148
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 - $380
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$270 - $380

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