Both Spain and Valencia are known to be very safe and welcoming destinations for both business and leisure travellers. The Mediterranean position in the east of Spain makes it easily accessible from all over the world
Getting to València by plane
The centre of Valencia can be reached from its international airport, which is located eight kilometres to the west of the city and the venue, it is only a 10 minutes’ drive away. The airport is well connected with major European cities with a good choice of direct flights with several flights a day from, 26 airlines operate, connecting 24 countries with a total of 72 cities with direct flights.
Most of the traffic handled by the airport is from Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and France being the countries contributing the highest numbers of passengers.
Moreover, in Spain there are some other important airports to fly, like the Madrid, Barcelona, Reus or Alicante airports.
València Airport offers a wide variety of facilities, including tourist information, assistance with luggage, coffee bar, car rentals, metro service to Valencia and taxi.
So that, the best option to get to Valencia from any city of the world is to get to the Valencia airport, either by direct flight or by stopovers at other connected airports.
In case of flying to Madrid, it is connected to Valencia via high speed train (AVE), one train per hour, one hour and a half duration; but still it is recommended to get to Valencia directly by plane because it is more comfortable and easy.
There are several services connecting the airport with Valencia city. One of them is take a taxi, the journey takes about 25 minutes and costs about 20 €. Other option cheapest is to take the underground, lines 3 and 5 go directly to the city center of Valencia.
Getting to València by train
València Joaquín Sorolla Train Station is the station for high speed trains that connects Valencia with other cities of Spain.
There are 10 high-speed trains (AVE) per day from Madrid to València with the trip in around 1 hour and 45 minutes aprox. Other daily high-speed trains (ALVIA) are also available and take around 2 hours and 10 minutes.
There are 10 trains (EUROMED) per day from Barcelona to València that take around 3 hours.
There are 4 trains (EUROMED) per day from Alicante to València. Other daily trains (TALGO) are also available, both take around 1 hour and 40 minutes.
More information about train transportation can be found in RENFE website. Follow these links for homepage and timetables.
Getting to València by car
The Spanish road network has improved a lot in the last 20 years and there are good roads to all other Spanish cities. It takes about 2 hours from Alicante, 4 hours from Madrid and 4 hours from Barcelona.
The A7 motorway links the city to all major European road networks.
Getting to València by bus
There are many buses each day to and from the other large Spanish cities (like Madrid or Barcelona). The bus station is on the North of the City, so you will need to get a taxi or a bus to get to the centre.
To buy national tickets online visit:
- From Alicante: www.alsa.es/en/
- From Barcelona: www.alsa.es/en/
- From Madrid: www.avanzabus.com/
- For international tickets: www.eurolines.es/en/
For further transfer options to the city of Valencia please visit
Transport in the city
There are several comfortable taxi and shuttle services connecting the airport with the venue, hotels and the city centre.
There is an extensive, low cost public transport network covering the city including bus, underground, tram and taxi. We remind you that the registration fee includes a transfer ticket in Zone A, with transfers permitted between subway network (Metrovalencia), bus (EMT) and MetroBus.
Single ticket (bought on the bus): €1.50. Also available: Bonobus (10 prepaid trips, bought at newsagents/news stands or tobacconists for €8.50 by recharging your card). For further information here.
Download app: www.emtvalencia.es/app.php
Single ticket: €1.50 for a journey within the city (Zone A), €3.90 between the city and the airport. Also available at metro stations: Bonometro (10 prepaid trips, €7.60 within Zone A). Combined bus-underground tickets valid for 1–3 days are also available at newsagents/news stands or tobacconists. For further information here.
Download app: www.metrovalencia.es/wordpress/?page_id=413
Taxis are not expensive (though there is a minimum fare of €4 during the day and €6 after 21:00), and you can pick them up at taxi ranks or stop them in the street, or ask the reception desk to call one for you.
Valenbisi: Valencia’s public bicycle-sharing system, with numerous docks around the city. Unlimited trips for one week: €13.30. An ecological and healthy option available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For further information here.
Tourist information office:
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 8.30 pm.
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.
Tel. +34 961 530 229 Fax. +34 961 598 451