The airport is situated 8 km. west of the city, in the city limits of Manises. There are a frequent bus-service from the terminal to the city centre, metro line and taxi-service.
Valencia Airport (VLC) is – also known as Manises Airport- is the eighth most visited airport in all of Spain; approximately five million passengers use the airport every year. Despite the large volume of travellers who use the facility, Valencia Airport only has one runway. It currently services flights to a large number of European destinations; these destinations include flights to Kiev, Paris, Rome and Bucharest. There are also a wide number of domestic services to popular Spanish holiday destinations.
Valencia is Spain’s third most populous city and is located on the eastern coast of the country. This is a wonderful location that allows visitors the opportunity to arrange a car hire Valencia Airport and take a drive along the Mediterranean coastline. As for Valencia itself, the city welcomes car users and drivers would be well-advised to take in some of the local historical sites. Valencia has some wonderful Roman ruins that now are over almost two-thousand years old. The centre of the city houses the Llotja de la Seda, this is a UNESCO world heritage site. Meanwhile, visitors with an interest in art should visit the famous Museu de Bellles Arts de Valencia.
Public transport is also available with 2 underground train lines linking the airport with the port and city centre. It takes around 25 minutes to reach Carrer de Colón, where a variety of onward travel options are available. The metro line 3 covers the journey into Valencia city centre, the port and the wider metropolitan area. Passengers can access the metro underground train station via the ground floor of the regional flights terminal.
There are two underground lines which link the airport, the city centre and the port: the line 3 (Rafelbunyol-Aeroport) and the line 5 (Marítim Serrería – Torrent Av. / Aeroport). The station is at the ground floor of the regional flights terminal. The journey takes around 25 minutes. Tickets: €4.90 (3.90 + €1 for the card)
To City centre: lines 3 or 5 – Xativa station.
To Nord Railway Station: lines 3 or 5 – Xativa station.
To Joaquin Sorolla Railway Station: lines 3 or 5 – A. Guimera station and line 1 – J. Sorolla station.
To port: line 5 – Grau Canyamelar station.
If you arrive late to Valencia, and want to be sure if you can get from the airport to the city center by metro, in this website you can check underground timetables for a date.