How to take a rail journey from Barcelona to Valencia

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Barcelona to Valencia by train

There are three options for taking a train from Barcelona to Valencia:
1: The fastest, most frequent, but typically most expensive option is taking a Euromed service.
2. There are also slower, but typically cheaper alternative express trains available (and they can plug some gaps between the Euromed departures).
3. If you will be travelling with a Eurail or InterRail pass, or buying tickets last minute at the station, you can save money by taking the Regional-Express train.

Routes you can take to go from Barcelona to Valencia

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking a Euromed train
Travel Time (approx)

2hr 35min - 2hr 40 min



Travel Info

Mon - Friday = 5 x trains per day
Saturday = 5 x trains
Sunday = 5 x trains

Route Information

Option 2: taking the alternative express trains
Travel Time (approx)

3hr 25min - 3hr 40 min (approx)



Travel Info

IC departures:
Monday to Thursday = 2 x trains per day
Friday = 4 x trains
Saturday = 3 x trains
Sunday = 3 x trains

Torre Oro departures = 1 x train per day

Route Information

Option 3: taking the R-Express train
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