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from Barcelona to Nice

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Nice on Jan 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h20 09:40PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$781One-way
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11:50PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord9h45 09:35AMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
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$241One-way
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08:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h20 09:40PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1361One-way
04:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord9h35 01:35AMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
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$301One-way
07:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord10h30 06:00PMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
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$421One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$77easyJet
Mon
Jan 24
$24Flixbus
$48Vueling
Tue
Jan 25
$54Union Ivkoni International
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Wed
Jan 26
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jan 27
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$104Iberia
Fri
Jan 28
$22Flixbus
$41easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jan 30
$24Flixbus
$28easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$24Flixbus
$24Vueling
Tue
Feb 1
$42Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 2
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$104Iberia
Thu
Feb 3
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$24Vueling
Fri
Feb 4
$22Flixbus
$24Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
$22Flixbus
$24Vueling
Sun
Feb 6
$22Flixbus
$25easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 8
$24Flixbus
$23easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$24Flixbus
$25easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$24Flixbus
$23easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$24Flixbus
$28Vueling

Travel Information between Barcelona and Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$30 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $30 (€25) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $30 (€25) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 304 miles (491 km) from Barcelona to Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Nice.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Nice

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Barcelona and Nice?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory 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 1/21/22; 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.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Barcelona, Spain from Nice, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Nice, France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Nice?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Nice here.

How do I get from Barcelona to Nice?

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Nice: flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Nice is by taking a flight with an average price of $30 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Nice:

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Nice costing on average $30 (€25).

What is the quickest 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 35 min.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Nice?

Nice is approximately 304 miles (491 km) away from Barcelona.

When traveling to Nice from Barcelona, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Nice?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Barcelona to Nice depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Nice?

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:

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Nice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Nice tickets on Omio for $30 (€25).
  • 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 $30 (€25).

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Nice from Barcelona ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Nice often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Nice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nice and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Barcelona to Nice tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Nice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $30 (€25) one way on average for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $30 (€25) one way.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Nice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.