There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Valencia by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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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Fly from Southampton  •  7 h 13 min

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

$113 - $540

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC

$85 - $314

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Valencia (VLC) BRS - VLC

$145 - $470

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Valencia (VLC) STN - VLC

$96 - $407

Train  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  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

$344 - $571

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Valencia

$212 - $240

Car ferry, drive  •  30 h 25 min

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

$214 - $766

Bus  •  34 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Valencia

$106 - $178

Car ferry, train  •  36 h 1 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 / ...

$209 - $605

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Southampton 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 - $628

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Valencia via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 55 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Valencia is 796 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 16 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Southampton to Valencia, including transfers.

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Southampton to Valencia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Valencia is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Valencia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Valencia bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Valencia station.

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Valencia is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 12:25 AM in Southampton and 1:25 AM in Valencia.

Transavia Holland, Iberia, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Valencia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 796.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

KLM, Transavia Holland and five other airlines fly from Southampton to Valencia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Valencia via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 16 h 23 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
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 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
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Southampton to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
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
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, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$260 - $390
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 - $46
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
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 Santander to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
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.

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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
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$147
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 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
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $460

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