You can get from Barcelona to Nice by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Nice on Nov 29 we recommend 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, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $76|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $2 (€2) • 10 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $26 (€24) • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight 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.
International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; 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 from Barcelona to Nice.
Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Requirements for reentering Spain:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Nice.
There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Nice: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Nice from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Nice:
Taking a train is usually $74 (€68) less than taking a bus to Nice, which costs on average $76 (€70) for the same trip.
A train is generally $24 (€22) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $26 (€24) from Barcelona to Nice.
The fastest way to get to Nice from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.
Other travel options to Nice can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 45 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Nice by train can take on average 10 h 20 min.
The distance from Barcelona to Nice is approximately 304 miles (491 km).
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Nice is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Barcelona to Nice as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Nice:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Nice with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Nice as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Barcelona and Nice.
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:
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.
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