There are 7 ways to get from Valencia to Nerja by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga Ic
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

$113 - $140

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Bus via Granada  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Nerja

$59 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Malaga
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

$60 - $91

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Nerja 367.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

$71 - $283

Fly to Granada, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Granada (GRX) VLC - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Nerja

$105 - $248

Fly to Almeria, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Almeria (LEI) VLC - LEI
  2. Take the bus from Almeria to Nerja

$151 - $552

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Nerja is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Nerja is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Nerja. However, there are services departing from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm and arriving at Nerja via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Nerja is 430 km. The road distance is 587.5 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Nerja without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Valencia to Nerja, including transfers.

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Valencia to Nerja bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm station.

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Nerja is 587 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Valencia to Nerja.

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  • Distance: 268.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Nerja, Spain?

You can take a bus from Valencia to Nerja via Malaga in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Mahon, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Vigo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Almeria via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
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 Malaga to Nerja
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Malaga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Granada
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Nerja
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to Nerja
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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Iberia offers flights from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport.

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Book your Valencia to Nerja bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 1880+ hotels available in Nerja. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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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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