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Train Information from Nice to Barcelona

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER

Trains from Nice to Barcelona cover the 304 miles (491 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 1 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Trains from Nice to Barcelona

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 Nice to Barcelona are operated by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF. Trains traveling from Nice to Barcelona usually take between 8½ and 11 hours to arrive in Barcelona, depending on the service chosen and the number of transfers required. All trains require at least 1 transfer while traveling from Nice to Barcelona. Train journeys with 1 change transfer in Valence or Montpellier, while journeys with 2 changes transfer in Montpellier and Marseille. There are usually over 10 trains traveling from Nice to Barcelona per day. The first train departs at 7:27 a.m. while the last leaves Nice at 10:55 a.m. All trains depart from Nice Ville train station and arrive at Barcelona Sants train station.

Nice to Barcelona Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€168

1 Day in Advance

€168

1 Week in Advance

€148

2 Weeks in Advance

€121

1 Month in Advance

€97

3 Months in Advance

€95

Nice to Barcelona Trains: General Information


  • autobus All Nice to Barcelona trains are run by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF.
  • autobus All Nice to Barcelona trains require 1-3 transfers. Trains with 1 transfer usually switch in either Valence or Montpellier. Journeys requiring 2 transfers usually change either in Marseille and Montpellier, Avignon and Montpellier, or Lyon and Valence. Occasional trains require transfers in Avignon, Lyon, and Valence. All trains depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Nice Ville train station.
  • autobus The Nice to Barcelona train journey takes as little as 8 hours and 36 minutes to arrive in Barcelona.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Nice to Barcelona train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.




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

  • It is 12% cheaper on average to book a Nice to Barcelona train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Nice to Barcelona train costs are 42% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Travel Tips

Trains from Nice to Barcelona
Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nice to Barcelona.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Nice, France to Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

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

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

The above information was last checked on 11/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Nice and Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Barcelona, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required

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

Last checked on 11/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Nice from Barcelona.

How far is Barcelona from Nice by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Nice to Barcelona by train to be approximately 304 miles (491 km).
What is the Nice to Barcelona train travel time?
The train time from Nice to Barcelona is on average 14 h 1 min  for the 304 miles (491 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Nice and Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Nice and arrival train station in Barcelona?

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

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

Where is the train station in Nice to go to Barcelona? Where is the train station in Barcelona located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Nice Ville, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Nice.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Barcelona.

What train companies offer a service to Barcelona from Nice?
For the best Nice to Barcelona train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Nice to Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Barcelona from Nice?
The average number of trains departing Nice for Barcelona is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Nice Ville is the most popular Nice 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 Nice for your trip to Barcelona.
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Public transit options for Nice Ville
Bus lines: Ligne d'Azur
Tram lines: 1
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, TER PACA 3, TER PACA 4, TER PACA 5, TER PACA 6, Russian Railways

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