Valencia to Barcelona Train Tickets



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Cruise along Spain’s Mediterranean coast by booking a trip from Valencia to Barcelona by train! You’ll climb aboard a Renfe Euromed or Talgo high-speed train and travel in comfort and with ease at speeds of up to 220 km/h. From your first or second class seat, relax and enjoy the wide variety of friendly onboard services at your disposal.

Each day, an average of 14 trains leave Valencia for Barcelona Sants: 7 of them depart from Joaquin Sorolla railway station and the other 7, from Estacio del Nord.

A fascinating world of Spanish culture, architecture and artistic prowess awaits you in breathtaking Barcelona! Famous for hosting the Summer Olympic Games back in 1992, the city still holds cherished landmarks and souvenirs of the event that visitors can reminisce upon. Other must-see Barcelona attractions include the Picasso Museum, Columbus Monument, Casa Milà building and the historic Sagrada Familia church.

Your Renfe e-ticket can be purchased right here. Once booked, you’ll receive your ticket by email which you can print from any printer or send straight to your smartphone or tablet. With your ticket ready, you’ll be set to travel from Valencia to Barcelona by train, seat reservation included.

Journey Details


Trains depart approximately every 30 minutes during peak times and every 1-2 hours otherwise, with an average combined total of 14 non-stop departures daily

Travel time

3 hours and 10 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations

Valencia Joaquin Sorolla or Estacio del Nord and Barcelona Sants

Train features

Renfe Euromed and Talgo high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 220km/h and 200km/h respectively
Ticket Fares

Renfe E-ticket Promo Fare

The least expensive option offers variable prices depending on time of booking and travel. Ticket exchanges or refunds are not permitted.

Renfe E-ticket Promo+ Fare

Slightly more expensive than the Promo fare, and also offering variable prices depending on time of booking and travel. Refunds are permitted up to 1 day before departure, where a cancellation fee applies.

Renfe E-Ticket Base Fare

No discounts. Prices may vary depending on time of booking and travel. Refunds are permitted up to 1 day before departure, where a cancellation fee applies.
Ticket Classes


Standard class with deluxe-comfort reclining seats and fold-down tables

Turista Plus

Upgraded “Turista” class with spacious, reclining seats.


First class with deluxe reclining leather seats plus a la carte restaurant dining and bar service at your seat.
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 4 and 13 save up to 40% off the base fare. Children under 4 years old who do not occupy a seat travel for free.

Youth discount

Youths under 26 years of age save up to 25% off the base fare. To be eligible for this discount, youth passengers must carry one of the following cards: a Carné Joven Euro<26 issued by autonomous regions in Spain and by the corresponding organizations in countries associated with the EYCA institution, a ISTC GO 25 Card issued by UNESCO or a Rail Plus Junior Card issued abroad.

Senior discount

Seniors over the age of 60 save up to 40% off the base fare from Monday to Thursday and 25% off from Friday to Sunday. To be eligible for this discount, senior passengers must carry a Dorada Card, which is valid for one year and can be requested at Renfe stations, ticket offices and travel agencies for 5,05 Euros (price subject to change).
Train Services
  • Comfortable, reclining seats with footrests
  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Onboard food and drink catering
  • Individual reading lights
  • Audio and video channels
  • Designated storage areas for luggage items
  • Access to newspapers/magazines
  • Wheelchair-accessible facilities
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your Renfe e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-ticket delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document, which you can print at home or upload to your smartphone or tablet, and is valid for travel from Valencia to Barcelona by train.

Airport transfer

Get a free transfer ticket to Barcelona Airport from Sants train station with the purchase of your Renfe e-ticket. After arriving at the station, go to a Renfe ticket machine and simply enter the 5 digit pass code called “CombinadoCercanias” which is located on the left upper corner of your PDF ticket to retrieve your free airport transfer ticket.

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