La Tomatina in Bunol is the city's claim to fame, find out how to get there from Valencia.
La Tomatina is hosted by the city of Bunol in the Valencian region of Spain. Bunol can easily be accessed by train, bus, or car from the region’s capital, Valencia.
This year’s festival continues the tradiation of being held on the last Wednesday of August. La Tomatina 2016 will fall on August 31, commencing at 11:00 a.m.
Due to the popularity of the event, streets and public entrance will close at 7:00 a.m. and the only mode of transportation is on foot.
How to get to La Tomatina in Bunol by train from Valencia
From Valencia: (Valencia Metro Station San Isidre to Cercanías Renfe C3)
To get to the Tomatina of Bunol by train from Valencia, you must transfer from the Valencia Metro stop at Sant Isidre to the Spanish Railway Cercanías Renfe. There are two ways to arrive to San Isidre from the city center: from Colon, rail line 7 towards Torrent Avinguda or from Plaza Espanya, rail line 2 towards Torrent Avinguda. San Isidre will be the fifth and fourth stop, respectively. From there you will find the Suburban Train Station Renfe (Valencia San Isidre) where you must ride line C3. This same service is also offered as the return route.
How to get to La Tomatina in Bunol by bus from Valencia
To get to the Tomatina festival in Bunol by bus from Valencia, you can take bus 265a from Angel Guimera directly to Bunol. It is approximately a 55 minute ride with 15 stops on the way.
How to get to La Tomatina in Bunol by car from Valencia
To get to the Tomatina festival in Bunol by car from Valencia you must take the A3 highway towards Madrid/Aeropuerto. Once there you must take exit 322 towards VP-3031/Buñol. The total distance is less than 40 kilometers/ 25 miles.