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Transportation to and from Valencia Airport


What is the distance from Valencia Airport to the centre of Valencia?

The distance to the centre of Valencia (Plaça de l’Ajuntament) is 10 kilometres / 6.2 miles, by car it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of the city.

From VLC Airport to Valencia City centre by Taxi
10 km
15 min
€ 25.-

Public transport

Metro to Valencia

The red line 3 and the green line 5 of the subway will take you in 20 minutes to Xàtiva metro station (zone A) in the centre of the city, a short distance from railway station ‘Estació del Nord’. Valencia Airport is situated in zone D. The airport’s metro station is located on level -1 of the terminal, on arrival at the airport you will have to walk to the left. From the airport a metro runs to the city on average every 5 to 10 minutes. The Valencia CF football stadium (Estadio de Mestalla) is directly accessible by metro line 5 from Valencia Airport, travel time to the nearby Aragón metro station is 25 minutes.

Metro tickets
At Valencia Airport metro station you can buy tickets from five ticket machines and one ticket desk. At the ticket machine you have five options: Single ticket (€ 4.80), SUMA 10 card 1 zona (€ 8.00), SUMA 10 card 2 zonas (€ 12.00), SUMA 10 card 3 zonas (€ 20.00) and TuiN card. The first time you travel, you will have to pay € 1.00 extra for a paper card (cardboard) or € 2.00 extra for a plastic card. This means that a single journey from Valencia Airport to the city costs € 5.80 for the first time. Your pass is rechargeable and can be used again at a later time. Valencia Airport is the only station in zone C. Please consult website Metrovalencia for more information.

Travel Tip: Are you with three or more people travelling from and to the airport, then SUMA 10 card 3 zonas is recommended. This ticket costs 20 euros, the price for a single journey is € 3.33 (3 persons), € 2.50 (4 persons) or € 2.00 (5 persons). This option is more affordable than a single ticket priced at € 4.80. You just have to keep your card for the return trip to Valencia Airport:) Sightseeing and public transport? Buy the Valencia Tourist Card!

Bus to Valencia

Another possibility is the bus. Bus line 150 (Fernanbús) runs from Valencia Airport via the towns of Manises, Quart de Poblet and Mislata to Valencia. A single ticket costs € 4.80, seniors from 65 years of age pay only € 3.35. You can buy your ticket from the bus driver. The bus runs approximately every 30 minutes to and from the airport, but not on Sundays and holidays. The journey time between Valencia Airport and Mercat Central (Avenida Barón de Carcer 26 bus stop) in the centre of the city is 40 minutes. The bus station of Valencia Airport is located opposite the Arrivals hall, between the terminal and parking garage P1. Please consult website and timetable bus line 150 for more information.

Top 5 sights in Valencia

1. Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciencies, buy a combined ticket!
2. Valencia Cathedral (8 euros) and Plaza de la Virgin
3. Jardín del Turia, beautiful park in a drained river
4. Mercado Central, book a delicious tapas tour!
5. El Carmen and Ruzafa, cool neighbourhoods 🙂

Car sharing

There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Valencia, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of car rental companies at Valencia Airport!

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Valencia: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Valencia Tourist Card

The Valencia Tourist Card is your key to the city with 24, 48, or 72 hours of excellent discounts, free travel, and entrance to museums. Eat in restaurants, shop, take a tour–and get great savings all at once! The card is easy and quick to use.


Valencia: Palosanto Flamenco Show Ticket with Drink

Enjoy an authentic flamenco show at the Palosanto Flamenco theater in Valencia with this entry ticket. Experience the passion of Spanish Flamenco while enjoying a complimentary drink.


Valencia: Oceanogràfic Entry Ticket

Explore the largest sea life center in Europe with an entry ticket to Oceanogràfic. Discover different ocean environments as you marvel at fish, sharks, whales, and other marine species.



Valencia Bike Tour

Take a guided bike tour through vibrant Valencia. Feel the sea breeze as you visit the Turia Gardens and cycle past monuments, universities, and bridges on your way to the modern part of the city.


Medieval Valencia 1-Hour Segway Tour

Enjoy an unforgettable hour-long ride through the historical Old Town of Valencia on a Segway. During this guided tour you’ll visit many of the hidden corners other visitors seldom see and hear about the history and the legends of the medieval city.


Valencia: Sunset Catamaran Cruise with Sparkling Wine

Unwind and relax on a sunset catamaran cruise on the Mediterranean Sea. Toast to your adventure in Valencia with an included glass of cava.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Valencia: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

Explore Valencia in the easiest way, with 24- and 48-hour, hop-on hop-off tickets available to see the sights at your leisure. Through the audio guide provided, learn about the landmarks of the city on 17 stops

Tour & transport

Valencia: Private Tour w/ Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

Get a complete overview of Valencia on a 3-hour private guided tour. See the best the city has to offer with a perfect combination of highlights, hidden gems, a local snack and storytelling.

Tour & transport

Valencia: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour of the Old Town

Discover the history in Valencia on this private 4-hour walking tour of the city. Enjoy a tour customized to suit your wishes and interests, and explore the impressive sights of Valencia such as the cathedral, the Silk Exchange, and the Town Hall Square.


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