There are 10 ways to get from Portsmouth to Valencia by train, plane, bus, car ferry, car 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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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC

$81 - $306

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Fly from Southampton  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Valencia (VLC) SOU - VLC

$87 - $410

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Valencia (VLC) STN - VLC

$95 - $405

Train TGV, bus  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$286 - $352

Train, bus Starbus  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Valencia

$228 - $331

Car ferry, train via Madrid Chamartín  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave

$213 - $611

Car ferry, train  •  32 h 52 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Cuenca Fernando Zobel A
  3. Take the train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave / ...

$212 - $607

Car ferry, drive  •  29 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  2. Drive from Bilbao to Valencia

$211 - $742

Bus  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Valencia

$106 - $178

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth 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

$512 - $635

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Valencia is to train and fly which costs £60 - £240 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Valencia is to train and fly which costs £60 - £240 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Valencia via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Zaragoza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 45 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Valencia is 788 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Valencia without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 9 min and costs £210 - £270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Portsmouth to Valencia, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Valencia bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Valencia is to fly which takes 7 h 49 min and costs £65 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £140 and takes 33 h 45 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 788.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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

KLM, Transavia Holland and five other airlines fly from Portsmouth to Valencia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Valencia via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Zaragoza in around 33 h 45 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southampton to Valencia via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Santander
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
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
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Stansted to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
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
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
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Southampton to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $340
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
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.

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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 Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
renfe.com
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
$64 - $67
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.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 Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $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
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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
$150
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 Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $470
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$140 - $180
Car
$450 - $650

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Valencia is 1 h ahead of Portsmouth. It is currently 10:09 AM in Portsmouth and 11:09 AM in Valencia.

Air Europa, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1712+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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