Travel to Valencia: Cheap buses, trains and flights

About Valencia

Valencia's history stretches back to Ancient Rome, Moorish invasions and the Spanish Reconquest. In more recent years it has twice hosted the America's Cup, leading to a rejuvenation of its dock and coastal areas. This, along with the ultra-modern City of Arts and Science, gives Valencia a contemporary feel and visitors plenty to see and do. The historic heart of the city, home to the Cathedral and Basilica, is a maze of narrow cobbled streets, easy to get lost in and sometimes inaccessible to traffic.

Quick Guide to Valencia

Must Know: Valencia is, of course, home to paella. To be sure of an authentic taste of this most Spanish of dishes, visitors should search out local eateries where it's made to order in iron pans over wood fires.

Must See: Visitors should look out for the 'naughty' gargoyles displayed on La Lonja de la Seda, or Old Silk Market. The world-famous Lladró Porcelain factory is in Valencia and offers factory tours and a museum.

Must Do: A high point of any trip is the City of Arts and Science complex with its IMAX Cinema, Aquarium, and Planetarium while Valencia Cathedral is a tranquil oasis combining three distinct architectural periods.

Did You Know: Many people don't know that the region's official language is actually Valenciano, not Spanish.

Valencia

Demographics

Local Time 17:23
Euro
Population 814,200
Region Valencia
Languages Catalan

How expensive is Valencia?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Valencia costs 50.9% less than in London.

Shopping

Prices in Valencia are on average 46.1% lower than in London.

Public Transport

Public transport in Valencia costs around 57.3% less than in London.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Valencia is about 60.6% less expensive than in London.

Arriving in Valencia

Valencia Airport is linked to the city, just 9 km (about 5 and a half miles) away, by buses, as well as taxis and rental cars. Traveling to Valencia by train is possible from Madrid, Barcelona and other Spanish cities with arrivals at Estacion del Norte, within walking distance of the city center. Buses from all over Spain arrive at the bus station, located just outside of town on the River Turia. Regular ferries also run to and from the Balearic Islands.

Traveling around Valencia

The best way to explore old Valencia is on foot or by taking one of the bicycle rentals available at over 200 locations across the city, with short and longer-term rental passes on sale. The Valencia Metro has four lines and a beach tramway while local EMT buses serve the whole city.

Popular Journeys to Valencia

via Paris, Gallieni Porte Bagnolet Valencia, Estación de Autobuses
duration: 19:45 hrs
Departure
first: 14:45
last: 14:45
Arrival
earliest: 10:30
last: 10:30
  • Paris, Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
  • Valencia, Estación de Autobuses

Offers:

20/11/2015 14:45 - 10:30 80.00 €
via Beauvais Valencia
duration: 02:00 hrs
Departure
first: 17:20
last: 18:50
Arrival
earliest: 20:50
last: 20:50
  • Beauvais
  • Valencia

Offers:

12/05/2016 17:20 - 20:50 33.97 €
17/05/2016 18:50 - 20:50 49.03 €
via Barcelona, Estacion del Norte Valencia, Estación de Autobuses
duration: 04:00 hrs
Departure
first: 07:15
last: 19:00
Arrival
earliest: 11:15
last: 23:15
  • Barcelona, Estacion del Norte
  • Valencia, Estación de Autobuses

Offers:

12/11/2015 07:15 - 11:15 11.00 €
13/11/2015 10:00 - 14:15 8.00 €
13/11/2015 16:30 - 20:45 19.00 €
13/11/2015 19:00 - 23:15 12.00 €
15/11/2015 14:30 - 18:30 19.00 €
15/11/2015 22:00 - 02:25 23.00 €
16/11/2015 19:00 - 23:15 12.00 €
17/11/2015 12:30 - 16:30 13.00 €
17/11/2015 14:30 - 18:30 11.00 €
17/11/2015 19:00 - 23:15 8.00 €
via Barcelona Sants Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
duration: 03:40 hrs
Departure
first: 19:00
last: 19:30
Arrival
earliest: 22:45
last: 23:12
  • Barcelona Sants
  • Valencia-Estacio Del Nord

Offers:

12/11/2015 19:00 - 22:45 16.10 €
13/11/2015 17:00 - 20:43 40.30 €
23/11/2015 11:00 - 14:40 28.20 €
27/12/2015 19:30 - 23:12 16.10 €
via Barcelona Palma Mallorca Valencia
duration: 10:50 hrs
Departure
first: 07:40
last: 20:30
Arrival
earliest: 08:20
last: 18:45
  • Barcelona
  • Palma Mallorca
  • Valencia

Offers:

11/05/2016 07:40 - 08:20 96.97 €
12/05/2016 07:40 - 21:05 137.98 €
14/05/2016 20:30 - 08:20 152.98 €
16/05/2016 21:30 - 08:20 74.98 €
17/05/2016 20:30 - 21:05 74.28 €
18/05/2016 20:30 - 08:20 71.61 €
19/05/2016 07:40 - 21:05 91.91 €
20/05/2016 20:30 - 18:45 122.73 €
via Athens Roma Fiumicino Valencia
duration: 09:19 hrs
Departure
first: 15:40
last: 15:40
Arrival
earliest: 23:59
last: 23:59
  • Athens
  • Roma Fiumicino
  • Valencia

Offers:

18/04/2016 15:40 - 23:59 116.34 €