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The City of Arts and Sciences is located in the city of Valencia, just a few minutes from downtown. Its construction in the final stretch of the old Turia riverbed has completed the amazing transformation of this place into a large green lung with more than eight kilometers long through the city. The City of Arts and Sciences has made Valencia and the Region of Valencia in first class tourist destination. Thus complements a unique proposal that combines tradition and modernity with a rich cultural and artistic heritage, sun and rural tourism and nature.
Motorway A-7 and N- 340 road: go across the Comunidad Valenciana from North to South.
Motorway A-3: connects Madrid and Valencia.
Motorway 234: connects Valencia with Aragón, Castilla-León and the north of the Iberian Peninsula.
For information on traffic conditions go to Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT).
Valencia has two train terminals, the Cabanyal Station and the North Station. To that one should add the new AVE train station Joaquin Sorolla, which links the city with Madrid and Cuenca. Also Valencia is connected to Alicante, Albacete and Barcelona by high speed trains. From Cabanyal Station and North Station, you can access to the City of Arts and Sciences by city buses. In the Cabanyal Station, bus line 1; in the North Station, the nearest route bus is 35 and the Xativa metro station (lines 3 and 5). In the new AVE train station is available a shuttle bus, free buses for AVE passengers to the North Station. Another option is the underground. The nearest station is the Joaquin Sorolla stop, line 5, which may take you to the Alameda Station, about 15 minutes far away from the complex. Plase, check Metrovalencia and the Empresa Municipal de Transportes website.
Check information on train schedules and ticket prices: Red Nacional de Ferrocarriles
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Valencia coach station is located on the bank of the former course of the River Túria. This is the stopping place for regular services arriving from all over Spain. To get to the City of Arts and Sciences from here, just cross the river and catch EMT bus nº95
The following EMT buses go the City of Arts and Sciences: 1, 13, 14,15, 19, 35, 95 and 40.
Valencia has an international port with regular flights to Balearic Islands and Italy and a growing cruise traffic in the Mediterranean.
From the port, bus line 19: by Metro, Neptuno Station, line 5, which may take you to the Alameda Station, about 15 minutes away.
Manises International Airport is just a few minutes from Valencia, 8 km from downtown. The expansion of runways and terminal, together with increased operating airlines, places this airport among the first in Spain in number of passengers and flights. Undergpround line 5, which may take you to the Alameda Station, about 15 minutes far away from the complex City of Arts and Sciencies.
Further information: Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea (AENA).
The metro lines closest to the City of Arts and Sciences are lines nº 3 and nº 5 . We recommend using the Alameda stop, approximately 15 minutes from the complex.
Further information: Metro de València
The visitor can get to the City of Arts and Sciences getting a ride on foot or by bicycle crossing the the bed of the River Turia, the green lung of Valencia, at East Way. A bicycling parking at the City of Arts and Sciences is also available. Visitors can move around Valencia city with Valenbisi.