Trains from Barcelona to Nice

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Train Information from Barcelona to Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER

Trains from Barcelona to Nice cover the 304 miles (491 km) long trip with our travel partners like SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Nice Ville.

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
Is travel by train currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 8/3/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Nice from Barcelona before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Spain from France by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Nice is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Nice restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Nice closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Barcelona to Nice by train?
The distance between Barcelona and Nice by train is approximately 304 miles (491 km).
When traveling by train from Barcelona to Nice, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Nice do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your trip 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.

Where do I find the Barcelona train station to Nice? Where is the Nice train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Nice.

Which train companies can get me from Barcelona to Nice?
If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Nice, you can rely on SNCF | TER to get you to Nice. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Barcelona to Nice trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.