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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Valencia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 36 min

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

$82 - $293

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Train  •  15 h 34 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

$239 - $365

Bus Domo Reisen  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Valencia Airprt

$111 - $159

Bus Eurolines DE  •  25 h 20 min

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

$94 - $174

Bus ALSA  •  7 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Valencia

$200 - $320

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 Zürich to Valencia is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Valencia is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Valencia. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 days 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Gare de Genève, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 34 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Valencia is 1135 km. The road distance is 1405.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 15 h 34 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 370.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Zürich to Valencia, including transfers.

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

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Zürich 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 Zürich to Valencia is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 370 and takes 15 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 160 and takes 19 h 43 min.

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  • Distance: 709.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Valencia, Spain?

Swiss, Air Europa and five other airlines fly from Zürich to Valencia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Valencia via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona Sants in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
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
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
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
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
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 Zurich to Valencia
Ave. Duration
7 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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

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

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Lufthansa, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Valencia Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Valencia bus tickets online with Busbud.

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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 Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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