The airport code for Valencia is VLC.

Flight options into Valencia include British Airways from London Gatwick, Iberia from London Heathrow, Aer Lingus or Ryanair from Dublin, Ryanair and Easyjet from London Stansted, Jet 2, British Airways and Alitalia from Manchester, Easyjet from Bristol, Iberia from Glasgow and Thomsonfly from Coventry. Manises Airport is eight kilometers from the city center – about 15 Euro in a taxi. A direct bus service, the AeroBus, runs every twenty minutes all day from 6am to 10pm.

Alternatively fly into Madrid, Alicante or Barcelona and continue on by train, car or bus.

Catch an efficient train from Barcelona, Alicante or Madrid to Valencia. The trip takes three hours from Barcelona – it’s an interesting trip straight down Spain’s Mediterranean coastline. There are daily train services from Valencia to Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Alicante, Zaragoza and Bilbao. Trains connect in the major cities to destinations all over Europe. The train station, Valencia Norte, is in the center of the city, adjacent to the bull fighting arena. Details of schedules and routes can be found on www.renfe.es, the Spanish national rail network.

There are also bus services to Valencia from Barcelona, seaside resort towns Alicante and Benidorm, and Madrid, with connections on to France and other European countries. The bus staion is at Menéndez Pidal, 13 46009-Valencia, +34-96/346-6266.

Ferries
also connect Spain’s third largest city with Balearic Islands, Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca.