Travel and Accommodation

Flying directly to València

València Manises Airport is situated around 8 km to the west of the city. Daily flights arrive from all across Spain and Europe, with several flights a day from:

  • Amsterdam: Transavia, Vueling,  KLM
  • Frankfurt: Lufthansa
  • Berlin: Lufthansa, Eurowings
  • London: Easyjet, Ryanair, British Airways
  • Paris: Air Europa, Air France, Ryanair
  • Madrid: Iberia, Air Europa
  • Lisbon: TAP
  • Palma de Mallorca: Air Berlin, Air Europa, Ryanair
  • Sevilla: Ryanair, Iberia
  • Zurich: Swiss, Lufthansa
  • Brussels: Vueling, Ryanair
  • Rome: Alitalia, Vueling, Ryanair
  • Istambul: Turkish

The previous list is far from exhaustive and new flights are added on a weekly basis. València Airport offers a wide variety of facilities, including tourist information, assistance with luggage, coffee bar, car rentals, metro service to Valencia and taxi.

On arrival it is best to get a taxi from the airport. Taxi stops are located at the arrivals area of the airport and costs about 20€ to the city. Metro is also convenient. Both Metro Line 3 and 5 link the airport with the centre of València, (roughly 25 minutes away). These trains are the cheapest option available for getting to the city centre.

For further information visit aena web page

Driving to València

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 train

València Joaquín Sorolla Train Station is the new station for high-speed trains.

There are 10 high-speed trains (AVE) per day from Madrid to València with the trip in around 1 hour and 45 minutes. 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 ( in Spanish, English, French, etc. Follow these links for homepage and timetables.

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:

Transport in the city

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.

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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.

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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.

How to get from the city to the UPV and UV Campus by public transport

The red city buses run daily from 6:30 to 22:30 (6.30 am to 10.30 pm) at frequent intervals (see the information panels). The routes that serve the conference venue are 18, 40, 71, 93 and 98. As a hint, look for buses going to Universitats or Passeig Marítim and get off at Tarongers.

The stops nearest to the conference venue are La Carrasca or Tarongers (line 4 or line 6). Look for your best route on the Valencia metro network. You may need to transfer at Benimaclet (lines 3, 4 and 6) or at Empalme (lines 1 and 4).

EURO 2018 Official housing bureau. Let us do the planning for you

Planning a conference trip has never been so easy. Thanks to the Internet, all you have to do is to spend a good part of one of your working days with 20 opened tabs in your browser while you try to find your way to decent and cheap tickets and hotels. With so many websites and information overload, this task can be daunting.

We have hired a professional traveling company that can do all the arrangements for you. The official Travel and Accomodation Agency of Euro 2018 is Globalia. The agency has secured a range of great accommodation solutions at every price point and is ready to assist with accommodation bookings and travel services. When considering the selection of your hotel, please take into account that Valencia has an excellent public transportation system and the registration fee includes a transfer ticket  in Zone A, with transfers permitted between subway network (Metrovalencia), bus (EMT) and MetroBus. Please, click here for Travel informationand here for Accommodation information.

Any questions, contact directly by mail: [email protected]


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
E-mail: [email protected]

Tourist information points.


The documentation required to travel to Spain varies according to the country of origin.

If you are a citizen of an EU country, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Lichtenstein, you will need a valid passport or ID card. Additionally, in the case of a minor traveling with an ID document, this must be accompanied by written permission from the parents.

If you come from another country:

The maximum stay in Spain is 90 days. There are a number of countries whose citizens are required to have a valid current visa in order to enter Spain. You can consult them on Annex 4 of this document. Citizens of these countries can also travel to Spain if they have a residence permit or a long-term visa issued by another country in the European Union (with the exception of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Bulgaria and Cyprus), Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein.

Citizens of all other countries must be in possession of documents which justify the object and the conditions of their stay and be in possession of sufficient economic resources for their maintenance throughout the period they are intending to remain in Spain. The documents they are required to present will vary according to the motive of the trip. You can consult them in the “Foreign Affairs” section of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Spain website.

It is advisable to take out travel insurance for your trip.

Given that conditions may vary, we suggest you contact your closest Spanish Embassy or Consulate to verify these requirements before you start your trip.

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