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There are 8 ways to get from Switzerland to Valencia by plane, train, bus or car

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 from Geneva  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Valencia (VLC) GVA - VLC

$70 - $349

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Valencia (VLC) BGY - VLC

$58 - $606

6 alternative options

Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Valencia (VLC) ZRH - VLC

$82 - $294

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Valencia (VLC) MXP - VLC

$90 - $175

Train  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$236 - $370

Bus Domo Reisen  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Valencia Airprt

$118 - $175

Bus Eurolines DE  •  26 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Freiburg 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Valencia - Estacio del Nord

$95 - $178

Drive  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Valencia 878.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Valencia is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Valencia is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 350 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Zürich HB, Gare de Genève, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 2 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Valencia is 1072 km. The road distance is 1405.3 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 16 h 2 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 370.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Switzerland to Valencia, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Valencia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Valencia is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 350. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 370 and takes 16 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 180 and takes 19 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 670 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Valencia, Spain?

Swiss, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Geneva to Valencia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Valencia via Zürich HB, Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona Sants in around 16 h 2 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
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 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen to Valencia Airprt
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 Zurich to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Freiburg to Valencia - Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Valencia is 1405 km. It takes approximately 13 h 7 min to drive from Switzerland to Valencia.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Geneva 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 Switzerland to Geneva Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 23 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 5.

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