How to Get from Valencia City Center to Other Destinations
Valencia, the third largest Spanish city, is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It can boast 13 km of beaches, beautiful gardens and parks, restaurants with delicious food and much more. The closest air terminal is Valencia Airport, situated 8 km to the west of the city center. Tourists can go there by taxi, bus, metro or transfer.
Taxi from Valencia
Taxi here is easy to find, as there are a lot of taxi stands. Moreover, you can just hail for it. A trip to the airport will cost you around 20 euros, however, keep in mind that rates vary due to the time of the day. A credit card is accepted only in few cars, so be sure you have enough cash. Make sure you have plenty of small banknotes, as taxi drivers do not have a lot of change.
Transfer from Valencia
In case you want to get a really comfortable journey to the air hub, why not to choose a transfer. The Kiwitaxi transfer company will provide you with the quality service and fixed prices. A 25-minute trip to the air hub in an economy class car will cost you 30 euros.
We also suggest you transfers from Valencia to other destinations. Thus, we can organize trips to Madrid and Barcelona Airports, Alicante, Benidorm, etc. You can order a transfer online on our website. The consultants are always ready to help you.
Public transport from Valencia
From Xativa Metro Station you can take lines 3 (red) and 5 (green), which go every 5-10 minutes. The journey lasts about 25 minutes, and the ticket, which you should purchase from a ticket machine, costs around 4 euros. However, the subway does not operate at night.
You might prefer to go to the air hub by Metrobus, line 150, which is cheaper than the subway and a taxi but takes more time - 40 minutes. It costs around 1.5 euros, the ticket can be bought on a bus. It departs from the station at Avenida Menéndez Pidal every 30 minutes. Keep in mind that it does not operate at night, Sundays and holidays, unlike transfers and taxis.
There are two official languages here, Spanish and Valencian, the Catalan dialect. However, you do not need to learn Valencian, as all the population speak Spanish, and not so often, English.
You might not know that paella is a regional Valencian rice dish, not a Spanish one. So do not miss a chance to taste the real paella while being in Valencia.