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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Valencia (VLC) FRA - VLC

$87 - $310

4 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$369 - $469

Train, drive  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Valencia

$297 - $405

Bus  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof to Valencia - Estacio del Nord

$95 - $190

Drive  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia 1044.3 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Valencia - Estacio del Nord. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Valencia is 1381 km. The road distance is 1670.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 15 h 45 min and costs 320€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Valencia bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Valencia train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 75€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320€ - 410€ and takes 15 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 26 h 59 min.

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  • Distance: 862.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Valencia, Spain?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia via Paris Est, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 15 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,500
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof to Valencia - Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
26 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Website
eurolines.de

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Valencia bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Valencia - Estacio del Nord station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Valencia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Valencia is 1671 km. It takes approximately 15 h 8 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Valencia.

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KLM, Air Europa, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1761+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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