Getting in and around Valencia

Getting into the City

Metro

There are two metro lines that link the city and the port to the airport.  The Metro station is on the ground floor of the regional flights terminal. It is easy to find just look for the signposted escalator or life in the arrivals hall.  Trains leave every 10 to 20 minutes and take about 30 minutes to reach the city centre.  Trains run from 05:30 to 00:30. One way travel costs 4.90€

  • To City centre: lines 3 or 5 – Xativa station.
  • To Nord Railway Station: lines 3 or 5 – Xativa station.
  • To Joaquin Sorolla Railway Station: lines 3 or 5 – A. Guimera station and line 1 – J. Sorolla station.

Bus

Aero-Bus can be found right outside the arrivals hall and buses run every 20 minutes from 5:25 to 22:00.

One way tickets cost: 2.5€

Taxi

If you have a lot of baggage, or if you are travelling as a family this is a good option.  The taxi rank is opposite the arrivals hall and the cost to the city centre is in the region of 14.00€.  Supplementary travel 3.5€

 

Getting Around Valencia

Metro:

The easiest and most reliable way of getting around in Valencia is by metro which runs from the airport as well as covering the whole of the city.

Cycling:

Renting a bike is a popular means of getting around but you need to be aware of the volume of traffic on the roads before you hire one.

Walking:

walking is a good option if you just want to stroll, but if you want to get to the City of Arts and Sciences you will have to resort to public transport.  Tickets can be purchased as you board the bus.

Bus:

The bus system connects all the major attractions in Valencia and some run to nearby towns such as Buňol where the famous La Tomatina festival is held.

Tram:

There is also a popular above ground tram which runs from the north of Valencia to the beach front.  Tickets can be purchased at all the metro stations.

Hire Car:

Getting around in a hired car will be a headache, not only is there a high volume of traffic but for visitor navigating the narrow streets and most of all finding parking will cause much frustration.

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