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There are 13 ways to get from Valencia to Nîmes by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes Tgv / ...

$95 - $143

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Rideshare  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Nîmes 458.1 miles

$10 - $12

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Train via Valencia Estacio del Nord  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Barcelona Sants Tlg / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes Tgv / ...

$96 - $143

Bus via Barcelona  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Nimes

$42 - $94

Bus, train  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station
  2. Take the train from Gare de Barcelona-Sants to Gare de Cerbère
  3. Take the train from Gare de Cerbère to Gare de Nîmes

$88 - $125

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Nimes

$90 - $140

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Nîmes 458 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Valencia to Montpellier, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Montpellier (MPL) VLC - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes

$160 - $348

Fly Valencia to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes

$86 - $241

Fly Valencia to Marseille, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Marseille (MRS) VLC - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$101 - $291

Train to Alicante, fly to Barcelona, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes

$118 - $315

Train to Alicante, fly to Marseille, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Marseille (MRS) ALC - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$116 - $295

Train to Barcelona, fly to Marseille, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Marseille (MRS) BCN - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$95 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Nîmes is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 10€ and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Nîmes is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Nimes. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Nîmes. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Nîmes via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Nîmes is 625 km. The road distance is 732.7 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Nîmes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Valencia to Nîmes, including transfers.

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Valencia to Nîmes bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Nîmes train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Nîmes is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Nîmes.
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  • Distance: 390.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Nîmes, France?

You can take a train from Valencia to Nîmes via Barcelona Sants in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valencia to Nîmes via Barcelona in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Valencia to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Valencia to Montpellier via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Alicante to Marseille via Tlemcen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
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 Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$27 - $32
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 Gare de Barcelona-Sants to Gare de Cerbère
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Cerbère to Gare de Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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 Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Nimes
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Nimes
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
alsa.com
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 Valence - bus station to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona Nord Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Book at
blablacar.es

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There is no direct flight from Valencia Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Valencia to Nîmes bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Nimes station.

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Valencia to Nîmes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Nîmes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Nîmes is 733 km. It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to drive from Valencia to Nîmes.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Transavia France and five other airlines offer flights from Valencia Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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Book your Valencia to Nîmes train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Valencia to Nîmes bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Nîmes. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Valencia and Nîmes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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