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Valencia to Barcelona Sants by train

It takes an average of 2h 52m to travel from Valencia to Barcelona Sants by train, over a distance of around 187 miles (301 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Valencia to Barcelona Sants and tickets for this journey start from €14.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 40m
Price€14.40 - €88.90
Distance187 miles (301 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
Departure stationValencia
Arrival stationBarcelona Sants
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, ALSA

Valencia to Barcelona Sants train times

Check out the next trains departing from Valencia to Barcelona Sants for Wednesday 30th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:52 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla09:42 Barcelona SantsEuromed 1072 Renfe Get tickets2h 50m, direct
09:15 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla11:55 Barcelona SantsEuromed 1092 Renfe Get tickets2h 40m, direct
11:15 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla13:55 Barcelona SantsEuromed 1112 Renfe Get tickets2h 40m, direct
13:05 Valencia Estaciò Nord16:18 Barcelona SantsTalgo 460 Renfe Get tickets3h 13m, direct
14:30 Valencia-Cabanyal19:09 Barcelona SantsRegional Exprés 14302 Renfe Get tickets4h 39m, 1 change
16:12 Valencia Estaciò Nord19:35 Barcelona SantsTalgo 694 Renfe Get tickets3h 23m, direct
17:10 Valencia Estaciò Nord20:17 Barcelona SantsTalgo 264 Renfe Get tickets3h 07m, direct
19:15 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla21:55 Barcelona SantsEuromed 1192 Renfe Get tickets2h 40m, direct
20:19 Valencia-Cabanyal08:10 Barcelona SantsRegional Exprés 14016 Renfe Get tickets11h 51m, 1 change
06:52 Valencia Joaquín Sorolla09:42 Barcelona SantsEuromed 1072 Renfe Get tickets2h 50m, direct

Renfe and Euromed trains from Valencia to Barcelona Sants

You can travel from Valencia to Barcelona Sants on Renfe and Euromed 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 has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

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Euromed is Renfe's high-speed service that travels along the Mediterranean coast. Able to travel at 155 mph (250 km/h), Euromed trains run on the Barcelona – Tarragona – Castellón – Valencia – Alicante route - also known as the "Mediterranean Corridor". With a frequency of up to 12 daily trips between these cities, Euromed trains offer two classes on board – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). Designed by Talgo, the trains that run between Barcelona and Alicante offer 63 seats in Preferente and 236 in Turista, with 11 carriages (including a food carriage) and two locomotives, which allows them to travel in both directions.

Cheap train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona Sants

Train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona Sants start at €14.40 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €43.67.
lowest price found
from14.40
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price40.62
on the day
avg. single price43.67

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 Valencia to Barcelona Sants 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Valencia to Barcelona Sants? 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 Valencia to Barcelona Sants take?

The average journey time by train between Valencia and Barcelona Sants is 2 hours and 52 minutes, with around 5 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 Valencia and Barcelona Sants by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants cost?

Train tickets from Valencia to Barcelona Sants can start from as little as €14.40 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Valencia to Barcelona Sants without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Valencia to Barcelona Sants. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants leave?

The first train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants leaves at 09:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants leave?

The last train from Valencia to Barcelona Sants leaves at 19:15. 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 Valencia and Barcelona Sants by train?

Trains travelling from Valencia to Barcelona Sants cover a distance of around 187 miles (301 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Barcelona Sants to Valencia.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Valencia to Barcelona Sants for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/09/2020. 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 28/09/2020 for travel on 24/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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