Nice to Barcelona train

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07:20PMNice Ville17h14 12:34PMBarcelona-sants
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Train schedule from Nice to Barcelona

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07:20PMNice Ville17h14 12:34PMBarcelona-sants
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Fastest train times from Nice to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

17 h 14 m

Average

17 h 14 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

491 km

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

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07:20PMNice Ville17h14 12:34PMBarcelona-sants
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Overview: Train from Nice to Barcelona

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSNCF

Trains from Nice to Barcelona cover the 304 miles (491 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 14 min with our travel partners like SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: SNCF (3) from Nice to Barcelona trains

Travel on SNCF (3) trains between Nice and Barcelona at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train cars, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

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Save time and money by searching for and booking your SNCF (3) train to Barcelona from Nice online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest SNCF (3) train between Nice and Barcelona, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current SNCF (3) train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 304 miles (491 km) route from Nice to Barcelona as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Nice and Barcelona, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official SNCF (3) Nice to Barcelona train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

SNCF (3) from Nice to Barcelona train information:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 14 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 1 a day

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 Tips: 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

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Nice as this information can change.

Return travel from Spain to France is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 10/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Nice from Barcelona.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Nice and Barcelona by train to be approximately 304 miles (491 km).
On average the Nice to Barcelona train travel time is 17 h 14 min  for the 304 miles (491 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Barcelona from Nice, you can choose to depart from train stations like Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. Your route can end in train stations such as Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Nice Ville and travel around 0.2 miles (378 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

If you're looking for trains from Nice to Barcelona, you can rely on SNCF to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Nice to Barcelona journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Nice for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Nice at 7: 20 PM. The last train leaves from Nice at 7: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Nice to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona
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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ParkingParking
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+33 493870707
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Mon - Sun: 08: 30 - 15: 30
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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