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Barcelona to Valencia by Coach

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If you wish to travel from Barcelona to Valencia by coach, this is possible from both Barcelona Nord bus station and Barcelona Sants bus station. Catching the coach from Barcelona to Valencia is fairly straight forward and offers a direct route.

Barcelona Sants station
Barcelona Sants station

This page provides you the details you need to take the coach from Barcelona to Valencia: journey times, ticket prices, how to buy tickets and where to catch the coach.

Where do I catch the bus?

If you want to get the bus to Valencia from Barcelona you will need to head to Barcelona Sants station (also known as Estació Sants) or Estació Nord station. Barcelona Sants bus station is located in uptown Barcelona, whereas Nord bus station sits closer to the beach (see the links given for their precise locations and how to get there).

Bus prices and times vary from both stations, so it is best to check the bus company website (see below for more details) to find the station and journey best suited to you.

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Luggage transfer and storage services at Barcelona Sants Rail Station

Drop off your luggage with a baggage management service operating out of Barcelona Sants and have your luggage delivered to any location you want, e.g. your hotel, Barcelona airport or Barcelona cruise port.

Bus journey time from Barcelona to Valencia

The journey time from Barcelona to Valencia varies depending on what sort of bus you get.

Whether you are travelling from Sants or Nord bus station, buses can vary slightly in price and journey time. The service is provided by Alsa bus company.

Journey time: Between 4 hours 15 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes (depending on which coach you decide to get).

For further details of the timetable from Barcelona to Valencia it is best to check the Official Alsa website , as bus times are subject to change. The website is available in English and is easy to use.

How to book bus tickets

If you are planning a trip from Barcelona to Valencia it is best to try to book in advance. The buses could get fully booked and you don't want to arrive at the bus station and find that there are no spaces left for you.

There are different options for booking your ticket in advance:

  • At the station: if you are travelling from Estació Nord, see our Guide to bus services at Estació Nord for further details on how to buy tickets. If you are travelling from Sants bus station, you will need to check the Official Alsa website and click on 'Sales Points' for opening times and location of where to buy tickets.
  • Telephone: Call Alsa's ticket line (open 24 hours a day 365 days a year). Make sure you have your passport details and a debit or credit card before calling.
    Alsa Ticket Line: Tel: +34 90 242 2242
  • Internet: purchase tickets online using a credit or debit card (the website is available in English).
    Web: Official Alsa website

Price of bus tickets

The price of your ticket will vary depending on what bus you are getting. When looking on the Alsa website (see link above) for bus times, you will also be able to see the prices.

Ticket prices are subject to change, so it is best to check the website for the exact prices.

Taking the bus to Valencia from Barcelona is a cheap and simple way to make the journey. If you are interested in comparing it with other options like the train, car or plane, see our Guide to Travel from Barcelona to Valencia.

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