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from Barcelona to Nice

You can get from Barcelona to Nice by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Nice on Jun 15 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport9h15 07:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1961One-way
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10:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport9h15 07:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1961One-way
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09:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport10h45 07:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1961One-way
09:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport10h15 07:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$2071One-way
08:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport11h50 07:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1961One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$77Flixbus
$193Iberia
Tue
Jun 15
$54Flixbus
$174Iberia
Wed
Jun 16
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
$71Vueling
Thu
Jun 17
$37Flixbus
$51Vueling
Fri
Jun 18
$37Flixbus
$77Vueling
Sat
Jun 19
$37Flixbus
$51Vueling
Sun
Jun 20
$37Flixbus
$45Vueling
Mon
Jun 21
$51Flixbus
$90Vueling
Tue
Jun 22
$51Flixbus
$42Vueling
Wed
Jun 23
$51Flixbus
$77Vueling
Thu
Jun 24
$37Flixbus
$45Vueling
Fri
Jun 25
$37Flixbus
$96Vueling
Sat
Jun 26
$26Flixbus
$35Vueling
Sun
Jun 27
$26Flixbus
$51Vueling
Mon
Jun 28
$37Flixbus
$115Vueling
Tue
Jun 29
$37Flixbus
$40Vueling
Wed
Jun 30
$44BlaBlaCar Bus
$40Vueling
Thu
Jul 1
$26Flixbus
$31Vueling
Fri
Jul 2
$37Flixbus
$26Vueling
Sat
Jul 3
$37Flixbus
$29Vueling
Sun
Jul 4
$37Flixbus
$57easyJet

Travel from Barcelona to Nice: Journey Details

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.

How to get from Barcelona to Nice

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Nice, 83,21% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Barcelona to Nice, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Buses from Barcelona to Nice

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.

Trains from Barcelona to Nice

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.

Flights from Barcelona to Nice

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.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nice if traveling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Nice, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/13/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Barcelona and Nice.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Barcelona, Spain from Nice, France?

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

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Nice restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Nice?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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 exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 6/11/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Nice closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Barcelona to Nice?

There are 3 travel options from Barcelona to Nice: bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Nice?

The distance from Barcelona to Nice is approximately 304 miles (491 km).

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Nice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Nice:

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Nice depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
Which travel operators can get me to Nice from Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Nice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Vueling can take you to Nice by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Nice for $41 (€32).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Nice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Barcelona to Nice tickets on Omio for $37 (€29).
Can I find a direct route between Barcelona and Nice?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Nice with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Nice with Flixbus.

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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Nice?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Nice often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Marseille. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Nice and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Barcelona to Nice online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Nice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $41 (€32) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $37 (€29) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Nice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

How do I get from Barcelona to Nice the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Nice is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€29) compared to other travel options to Nice:

Taking a bus is about $4 (€3) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $41 (€32) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Nice?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Nice is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Nice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Nice by bus can take on average 8 h 45 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Nice
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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