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Valencia, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

How much does it cost to travel to Valencia?

You should plan to spend around $133 (€123) per day on your vacation in Valencia. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $44 (€40) on meals
  • $19 (€18) on local transportation
  • $125 (€115) on hotels

A one week trip to Valencia for two people costs, on average, $1,866 (€1,723). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Valencia cost?

A one week trip to Valencia usually costs around $933 (€861) for one person and $1,866 (€1,723) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Valencia on average costs around $1,866 (€1,723) for one person and $3,732 (€3,445) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Valencia will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Valencia on average costs around $3,999 (€3,691) for one person and $7,997 (€7,382) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Valencia has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Valencia expensive to visit?

Prices in Valencia are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Valencia is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Antwerp or Toledo.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Valencia Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Valencia?

The average Valencia trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Valencia travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 115 ($125)
Local Transportation 1 18 ($19)
Food 2 40 ($44)
Entertainment 1 29 ($32)
Tips and Handouts 1 4 - 12 ($4 - 13)
Alcohol 2 10 - 30 ($11 - 33)
Accommodation Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Valencia is $62 (€58). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Valencia is $125 (€115). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Valencia

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Valencia based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $117. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Valencia is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $19 (€18) per person, per day, on local transportation in Valencia.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Food Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Valencia can vary, the average cost of food in Valencia is $44 (€40) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Valencia should cost around $18 (€16) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Valencia is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Valencia typically cost an average of $32 (€29) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Valencia?

Typical prices for Entertainment in Valencia are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Valencia, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Valencia is $8.37 (€7.72) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Valencia is 5% - 15%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $22 (€20) on alcoholic beverages in Valencia per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Water Budget in Valencia
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend $7.59 (€7.01) on bottled water in Valencia per day. The public water in Valencia is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Valencia On a Budget
Valencia Valencia, Spain
Valencia is a port city that sits on Spain's southeastern Orange Blossom coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. As the nation's third-largest city, it is continually innovative in the arts and sciences with some futuristic architecture including a planetarium, oceanarium, and an interactive museum. The nightlife and daytime culture both thrive in their own ways, bustling with limitless opportunities for sight-seeing and entertainment. While the city is surrounded by fertile farmland, its center is a modern metropolis, skirted by beautiful beaches.
The city of Valencia is a mix of the old and new, placed in a setting where architectural innovations touch the sea. Perhaps one of the most interesting sights of the city is the old dried up river bed of the River Turia. Valencia diverted the flood-prone river to the outskirts of town and converted the former riverbed into a beautiful green ribbon of park winding right through the city. Today it includes soccer and rugby fields, an artificial boating lake, athletics track, playgrounds, fountains, and trails with bike paths that end at the City of Arts and Sciences. While this area is a hub for futuristic architecture and activity, the rest of the city is a blend of everything else. Modern buildings dot the streets amongst historic examples like The La Lonja de la Seda, a refurbished UNESCO landmark where the local silk trade took place. Stone buildings like this one with ornate moldings, gargoyles, Gothic archways, and renaissance flair exist as popular attractions throughout the area, adding to the growing list of top things to do in Valencia.

Beyond parks and architecture, there are also the beaches. The entire district of Valencia is dotted with beaches all along its coastline; however, Valencia has its own city beach that sits about twenty minutes by bus or metro from the city center in the old town. Here is the place where sand meets the sea for a day of sunshine and turquoise waters.
Valencia's old town, located at the city center, is one of the most popular areas of the city. In addition to being a wealth of history and architecture, it is also home to Valencia’s university and some of its most important museums. It is a center of activity during the day, bustling with visitors and locals alike, and comes to life at night with many bars and restaurants. Mercado Central, the city’s old market and one of the oldest still running in Europe, offers a wide variety of food goods, fresh and mostly organic. From freshly baked breads and pastries, to fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, herbs, beers, and wines, the vendors at the market sell just about anything food-related you could ask for. Other neighborhoods of Valencia include the picturesque marina, the old river bed of the River Turia, coastal beaches, and the residential El Cabanyal.

While the City of Arts and Sciences (CAC) with its futuristic design is surely a sight to see, it is also a focus for activity where you will find a Science Museum, a planetarium, an IMAX cinema, an aquarium, and the Arts Museum. It is a highlight of the city in many ways, marking the end of the old riverbed park-an urban novelty in itself. The Mercado Central, of course, is another way of spending the day getting lost in the bustle of a local market, while the surrounding area offers a hub for shopping, dining, and sight-seeing of the old town center. As far as history goes, Valencia is home to many architectural gems like Torres de Quart and Torres de Serrano, and many interesting museums including the Lladro Porcelain Museum and Factory and the Valencian History Museum. If you only have a few days, check out this guide for more activities in Valencia.

Outdoor activities in the city range from taking stroll through the riverbed park or relaxing on one of the coastline beaches. There is also a hot spring located about 90 kilometers north of Valencia, in a region known for its mountains, deep gorges, and scenic views of the surrounding nature. While the place is well-known to locals, it remains almost undiscovered by travelers. The clear waters of the lagoon bubble up at a temperature of 25 degrees (C) (77 F) year round.
Food and Dining
When it comes to food, the city of Valencia is famed as the founder of paella. Traditionally prepared in a large pan over a wood fire the base of the dish consists of Spanish rice, olive oil, saffron, and tomatoes. There are a myriad of variations, but the two most popular are Paella Valencia (with chicken) and Paella Marinera (with seafood). Tapas is another widespread method of dining, and perhaps the best way to taste your way around the city. It consists mainly of casual small plates to be accompanied by your drink of choice. Being located on the so-called Orange Blossom Coast, you cannot go wrong with freshly squeezed orange juice or a regional dish called Pato a la Naranja - duck with orange sauce. Another local delicacy is a cold and sweet, milky drink made from the horchata fruit. It is often served at breakfast and accompanied with fartons, another local delicacy of long finger-shaped glazed buns. Spanish omelettes (tortilla), spicy chorizo sausage, sangria, and gazpacho (chilled vegetable soup) are also popular items. Most eats can be found in the old town neighborhood surrounding Mercado Central, Valencia's central public market.

Valencia Airport is located 8 km west of the city center. It has flight connections to about 15 European countries and is served by a large selection of airlines including British Airways, Iberia, Ryanair, Swiss International Air Lines, Transavia, and Vueling.

The main train station, Estacion del Norte, is in the center of the city, near the Town Hall. RENFE is the national train company with tickets to Madrid, Barcelona, and many others.

Buses come from almost every big city in Spain. The station is located by the river in Valencia, about 15 minutes walking from the center.

Direct ferry routes exist between Valencia and Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, and Mahon.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.