Get on the Bus
Get on the Bus
The bus provides you with the best opportunity to travel middle and long distances, to villages and hamlets in the surrounding area for example, whilst enjoying the scenery. Valencia is served by extensive and reliable city (EMT) and interurban (Metrobus) public bus networks.
Service Hours. From 04.00am to 10.30pm. The night service is operational between 10.30 pm and 02.00 am on weekdays, and between 10.30 pm and 03.30 am on weekends.
Season Tickets. Locals generally use the rechargeable Suma travel card to get around the city. The personalised Valencia Tourist Card is the best option for visitors. It offers unlimited journeys on public transport for 24 hours (15 euros), 48 hours (20 euros) or 72 hours (25 euros), including transfers.
Where can I buy them? The cards can be purchased from any Tourist Info point (Calle de la Paz, Town Hall, Joaquín Sorolla station and Valencia airport), from authorised kiosks, or online (www.valenciatouristcard.com).
A tip… Download the EMT application, available for iOS and Android. It includes bus, metro, tram and bicycle information. It tells you when the next bus is due, calculates routes and enables you to save your favourite journeys.
There is a tourist bus for those wishing to visit the city’s most famous monuments and places of interest. There are also a historical and maritime bus tours available, and its even possible to visit Albufera Natural Park. The 24 and 48 hour ticket options allow you to hop on and off as many times as you wish.
HOW TO GET TO L’ALBUFERA NATURAL PARK
EMT city bus numbers 24 and 25 both go to the park. From the centre of Valencia, these lines take you to El Palmar and El Perellonet in less than one hour, for just €1.50 each way. You can get off at the Embarcadero or El Palmar stops and enjoy a ride in a traditional boat on L’Albufera Lagoon.
Another way to enjoy L’Albufera Natural Park is the Albufera Bus Turístic. This sightseeing bus offers the most comprehensive tour of L’Albufera Natural Park, exploring the ecosystems of the paddy fields. The tour also includes a boat ride.
Accessibility on EMT city buses
The fleet is made up of 480 LOW-FLOOR buses, of which 425 incorporate a kneeling system and automated ramp to facilitate access by persons with reduced mobility. The 40 buses most recently purchased have a double ramp (automated and manual) system to ensure reliability. Each of these buses, which are distributed amongst all EMT lines, has a platform with safety belts reserved for 1 or 2 wheelchairs in the middle of the bus.
Special adapted service
The ‘DOOR TO DOOR’ Special Service is an exclusive service for persons with functional diversity. It can be requested by calling +34 963 158 525, weekdays from 8.00 to 1.00 pm. Requests should be made two working days in advance and must be confirmed one working day prior to the appointment.