Is it your travel destination, or are you planning to spend a few business days in Valencia? Valencia offers good food, a good climate, and Calatrava’s City of Art and Science. But is there Uber in Valencia?
There is no Uber in Valencia, but there are other ways of transportation options to help you get around this beautiful city.
Keep reading to find out more about how to get around Valencia.
How to get around without Uber around Valencia?
Getting around Valencia without an Uber shouldn’t be a problem, as the city offers an app that’s called Cabify and works similar to Uber. You can rent a car, a scooter, or a bike or even walk to your favorite location. Stay with us to find out more.
Alternative ride-sharing (grab/Lyft) services in Valencia
Grab, or Lyft is not available in Valencia. But let’s see the alternatives that will be very helpful.
Cabify in Valencia
Cabify is an app that works almost everywhere in Spain. You can order a ride to wait for you right at the airport, and it will take you anywhere in the city. The minimum fare for Cabify Lite is €3.50, whit a price of €1.09 per KM and €0.21 per minute.
Cabify has Executive cars and cars that can fit up to 6 people.
A fare from the Center of Valencia to the Airport with Cabify Group will be around €27.00.
Cabify Lite will charge you €16.00 for the same trip, and Cabify Kids (which offers a car seat for kids) will cost you €18.00. Cabify is a cash-free app, and it will charge you automatically when you book your ride.
So if you’re used to using an app to book your ride, you can order one right to your door with Cabify.
Taxi in Valencia
Taxi in Valencia is a bit more expensive than Cabify. But the good thing is that you can pay either with your card or with cash, as almost all taxi cabs have card terminals, and the drivers carry change if you only carry big notes.
The good thing about the taxi is that almost all have fixed prices for intercity and long trips and will not charge a waiting fee like any other car service. Taxi rates will be €22.00- €40.00 from the Airport to Downtown Valencia.
Public bus in Valencia
Public buses are a great way of transport in Valencia, it will take you anywhere in the city, as the bus routes go from one end of the town to the other.
Buses go from 4:00 am to 10:30 pm. The night rides operate from 10:30 pm to 2:00 am on weekdays and from 10:30 pm to 3:30 am on weekends. If you want to buy a ticket, you can do it from any Tourist Info point (Calle de la Paz, Town Hall, Joaquín Sorolla station, and Valencia airport), from authorized kiosks, or online www.valenciatouristcard.com.
The price for a single ticket is €1.50, and you can buy your single ticket on the bus, but make sure to carry smaller notes as the drivers usually don’t have any change.
Locals usually use rechargeable Mobilis travel card when using public buses. The personalized Valencia Tourist Card is specially made for tourists, and it is the best and the cheapest option. If you want to use unlimited public transport for 24 hours, you will only pay €15.00 for a 24- hour ticket. 48-hour ticket will cost you €20.00, and 72-hour access will be €25.00
Metro in Valencia
Metro in Valencia is by far the cheapest option to travel with. It has four zones, and the tickets can be bought depending on the zone you are interested in. The pice for one zone (A, B, C, D) will be €1.50, two-zone (AB, BC, CD) ticket is €2.10. Three-zone (ABC, BCD) ticket is €2.80 and four-zone (ABCD) ticket is €3.90.
Mobilis Card is not included in the price. Personalized Mobilis Card will cost you €4.00, PVC Anonymous Mobilis Card will cost you €2.00, and Cardboard Mobilis Card will cost you €1.00. The cards are reusable, and you can either recharge them with the same type of ticket or charge it with a different kind once the initial ticket charge has been used.
Rent a car in Valencia
If you’re more of a car person and do not like to spend your travels on public transport, renting a car is a thing for you, especially if you want to explore Valencia or travel with your friends or family.
Smaller cars, such as Citroen C1, Fiat 500, or Fiat Panda, can cost you €7.00- €15.00 per day. Bigger cars will be €15.00- €30.00 depending on the vehicle you choose. The prices can go higher if you are more of a high- end person and like luxury cars.
Rent a Scooter in Valencia
If you don’t want to travel around the city in a taxi or with a car, a good option for you will be to rent an e-scooter, an e-bike or a kick bike.
Renting an e-scooter or an e-bike will cost you €9.00 for an hour, €15.00 for 2 hours, €20.00 for 3 hours, and €30.00 for 24-hours.
To rent a kick bike will cost you €3.00 for an hour, €5.00 for two hours, €7.00 for 3 hours, and €12.00 for a 24-hour rental.
Rent a Bicycle in Valencia
Valencia has public bicycles, and bicycle stops are all over the city. the public bicycle rental is called Valenbisi. The system has over 250 bicycle stations and over 2750 bicycles distributed all over the city. The bikes are stationed and locked at the bike stops and unlock when you put in your payment information.
You can find out more about the pricing, customer service number, or how does it work on this site http://www.valenbisi.com/Subscription/Usage-fees.
Walking in Valencia
If you want to experience Valencia while walking through some of Valencia’s most beautiful streets, then walking tours are a thing for you.
You can see how to make your tour on www.gpsmycity.com or download the app “GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities” and explore all the city’s different routes.