There are 4 ways to get from Valencia to Cuenca by train, bus, rideshare or car
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Train • 1 h 11 min
$24 - $35
Rideshare • 5 h 46 min
2 alternative options
Bus • 3 h 15 min
$14 - $20
Drive • 2 h 18 min
$23 - $35
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Cuenca is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 5 h 46 min.
The quickest way to get from Valencia to Cuenca is to train which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 11 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Cuenca . Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Cuenca Fernando Zobel. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.
The distance between Valencia and Cuenca is 164 km. The road distance is 199.2 km.
The best way to get from Valencia to Cuenca without a car is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs 21€ - 35€.
The train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Cuenca Fernando Zobel takes 1 h 11 min including transfers and departs every two hours.
Valencia to Cuenca bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Valencia station.
Valencia to Cuenca train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.
The best way to get from Valencia to Cuenca is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs 21€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 15 min.
What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Cuenca, Spain?
Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Valencia to Cuenca every 2 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Valencia to Cuenca twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.
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.
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 11 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $24 - $35
Rideshare from Valence to Cuenca
- Ave. Duration
- 5 h 46 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Valencia to Cuenca bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Cuenca station.
Valencia to Cuenca train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Cuenca Fernando Zobel station.
Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Cuenca is 199 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Valencia to Cuenca.
Book your Valencia to Cuenca train tickets online with Loco2.
There are 208+ hotels available in Cuenca. Prices start at $46 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Valencia and Cuenca. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.