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Travelling from Murcia to Valencia by train

Looking to travel from Murcia to Valencia by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 5 hours 7 minutes to travel from Murcia to Valencia by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 2 hours 53 minutes though. You'll usually find 10 trains per day running along the 111 miles (179 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Valencia. This route is operated by Renfe, the Spanish national rail operator, who run long and medium distance trains across the country. During you journey you're likely to travel on one of their high-speed services – AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia or Avlo – or a regional Media Distancia, Regional or Express Regional train.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Murcia to Valencia start from £9.53 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Valencia by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Murcia to Valencia by train

It takes an average of 5h 7m to travel from Murcia to Valencia by train, over a distance of around 111 miles (179 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Murcia to Valencia and tickets for this journey start from £9.53 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 2h 53m


111 miles (179 km)


10 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £9.53

Train and bus operators

Renfe, ALSA

Murcia to Valencia train times

Check out the next trains departing from Murcia to Valencia for Thursday 8th June 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:52 Murcia11:32 Valencia Estaciò NordIR 18504 Renfe Get tickets3h 40m, direct
08:15 Murcia11:10 Valencia Joaquín SorollaRE 9087 Renfe Get tickets2h 55m, 1 change
08:55 Murcia12:36 Valencia Estaciò NordIC 460 Renfe Get tickets3h 41m, direct
12:45 Murcia15:38 Valencia Joaquín SorollaRE 9127 Renfe Get tickets2h 53m, 1 change
13:07 Murcia16:58 Valencia Estaciò NordIC 264 Renfe Get tickets3h 51m, direct
15:00 Murcia19:05 Valencia Joaquín SorollaRE 9157 Renfe Get tickets4h 5m, 1 change

Renfe and Media Distancia trains from Murcia to Valencia

You can travel from Murcia to Valencia on Renfe and Media Distancia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that run on medium-distance routes not covered by Avant high-speed trains. Most Media Distancia trains have one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.

Cheap train tickets from Murcia to Valencia

The price of train tickets from Murcia to Valencia starts at £9.53 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Murcia to Valencia by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Murcia to Valencia? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Murcia to Valencia take?

The average journey time by train between Murcia and Valencia is 5 hours and 7 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Murcia and Valencia by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Murcia to Valencia is 2 hours and 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Murcia to Valencia cost?

Train ticket prices from Murcia to Valencia can start from as little as £9.53 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Murcia to Valencia?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Murcia to Valencia without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Murcia to Valencia each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Murcia to Valencia leave?

The first train from Murcia to Valencia leaves at 07:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Murcia to Valencia leave?

The last train from Murcia to Valencia leaves at 21:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Murcia and Valencia by train?

Trains travelling from Murcia to Valencia cover a distance of around 111 miles (179 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Valencia to Murcia. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Murcia to Valencia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Murcia to Valencia for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/08/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/07/2023 for travel on 06/07/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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