How to get from Barcelona to Nice by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Barcelona to Nice is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||304 miles (491 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus|
Take a bus to travel 304 miles (491 km) from Barcelona to Nice. BlaBlaCar Bus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Barcelona to Nice.
If you are in Barcelona and want to visit the capital of the Côte d'Azur, you can choose between trains, buses and flights. However, flying is easily the fastest option available to travelers between Barcelona and Nice. The flight takes around 1 hour 25 minutes, while you can expect trains and buses to take between 9 and 10 hours. They can still be enjoyable, given the beauty of the coastal scenery, but if you are in a hurry, flying is the only sensible option.
Return trips from Nice to Barcelona are also available.
If you want to get from Barcelona to Nice by bus, there is a single direct service every day. Operated by Flixbus, the bus from Barcelona to NIce leaves at 7:50 a.m. from the Nord bus station and arrives in Nice at 6:35 p.m, a total journey time of 10 hours 45 minutes.
The best way to travel by train from Barcelona to Nice is to catch a Renfe train from Barcelona Sants to Valence, before changing to a SNCF service from Valence to Nice Ville. A single service on this route leaves Barcelona at 9:25 a.m. every day, reaching Nice in 9 hours 40 minutes.
Flying is the fastest and simplest way to travel between the Catalan capital and Nice. Both Vueling and Easyjet offer budget flights from Barcelona to Nice, and take 1 hour 25 minutes to make the journey. The earliest flight of the day leaves at 9:20 a.m., followed by a departure at 10:45 a.m. and a final flight at 8:50 p.m. All flights take off from Barcelona El Prat Airport and touch down at Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport.
You can travel by bus or flight for as low as $28 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Iberia is Spain’s leading airline, headquartered in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas in Madrid, offering flights around Europe and across the world. It offers different fares for your next travel to Nice from Barcelona including: Basic Fare, Classic Fare, Flexible Fare and Business Club.
You can go from Barcelona to Nice by bus.
Going by flight is the quickest way from Barcelona to Nice with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.
You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km) between Barcelona and Nice.
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Nice is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Nice from Barcelona as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Nice:
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Yes, there is a direct service from Barcelona to Nice:
Direct services to Nice tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
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