Barcelona to Nice train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Nice

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Renfe SNCF
09:10AMBarcelona-sants8h32 05:42PMNice Ville
2 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
02:00PMBarcelona-sants8h37 10:37PMNice Ville
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Renfe SNCF
04:36PMBarcelona-sants16h11 08:47AMNice Ville
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Train schedule from Barcelona to Nice

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
Renfe SNCF
09:10AMBarcelona-sants8h32 05:42PMNice Ville
2 transfers
Renfe SNCF
02:00PMBarcelona-sants8h37 10:37PMNice Ville
2 transfers
Renfe SNCF
04:36PMBarcelona-sants16h11 08:47AMNice Ville
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Nice

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

8 h 32 m

Average

11 h 6 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

491 km

It's difficult to get from Barcelona to Nice without transferring at least once.

Renfe SNCF
09:10AMBarcelona-sants8h32 05:42PMNice Ville
2 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
02:00PMBarcelona-sants8h37 10:37PMNice Ville
2 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
04:36PMBarcelona-sants16h11 08:47AMNice Ville
1 transfer
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Nice cover the 304 miles (491 km) long route taking on average 10 h 20 min with our travel partners like Renfe SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Nice Ville.

Train providers: Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Nice trains

Find the best journey between Barcelona and Nice with Renfe-SNCF. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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Find cheap tickets for Renfe-SNCF trains from Barcelona to Nice on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Barcelona to Nice train schedule from Renfe-SNCF, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 304 miles (491 km) trip to Nice from Barcelona, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Nice from Barcelona in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Renfe-SNCF trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Renfe-SNCF train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Nice from Barcelona and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Barcelona and Nice with Renfe-SNCF!

Barcelona to Nice train information with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 20 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Barcelona to Nice

Trains in Europe are a great way to travel in Europe with a number of train companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Barcelona to Nice are operated by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF. Trains traveling from Barcelona to Nice usually take between 9 and 15 hours to arrive in Nice, depending on the service chosen and the number of transfers required. All trains require at least 1 transfer while traveling from Barcelona to Nice. Train journeys with 1 change transfer in Valence, while journeys with 2 changes transfer in Montpellier and Marseille. There are usually 5 trains traveling from Barcelona to Nice per day. The first train departs at 7:20 a.m. while the last leaves Barcelona at 1:20 p.m. All trains depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Nice Ville train station.

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Barcelona to Nice Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Barcelona to Nice when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€172

1 Day in Advance

€172

1 Week in Advance

€134

2 Weeks in Advance

€117

1 Month in Advance

€111

3 Months in Advance

€96

Barcelona to Nice Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of the cost of Barcelona to Nice train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Barcelona to Nice trains are run in cooperation with Renfe and SNCF.
  • autobus All Barcelona to Nice trains require either 1 or 2 transfers. Trains with 1 transfer switch in Valence, while journeys requiring 2 transfers in Montpellier and Marseille. All trains depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Nice Ville train station.
  • autobus The Barcelona to Nice train journey takes as little as 9 hours and 12 minutes to arrive in Nice.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to Nice train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Barcelona to Nice trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 22% cheaper on average to book a Barcelona to Nice train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Barcelona to Nice train costs are 35% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Nice

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FAQs

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Nice, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Nice from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 9/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Nice closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from France to Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Nice?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Nice?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Nice.

The distance from Barcelona to Nice by train is approximately 304 miles (491 km).
While the time it takes to travel 304 miles (491 km) to Nice from Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Nice train journey time is on average 10 h 20 min.

There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your route from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Nice you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Nice Ville.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Nice most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel around 0.2 miles (378 m) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Nice, you can rely on Renfe SNCF to get you to Nice. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Barcelona to Nice route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Barcelona to Nice. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Barcelona at 9: 10 AM. The last train leaves from Barcelona at 4: 36 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Barcelona to Nice and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Nice.
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Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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