How to get from Nice to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Nice to Barcelona 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, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $58|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $2 (€2) • 1 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $2 (€2) • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus|
Travel 304 miles (491 km) by bus, flight or train to Barcelona from 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 $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Nice to Barcelona.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $29 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel from Nice to Barcelona.
There are 3 ways to get from Nice to Barcelona: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Nice to Barcelona is a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).
This is compared to other travel options from Nice to Barcelona:
A flight is $56 (€48) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $58 (€50) from Nice to Barcelona.
Taking a flight costs $38 (€33) less than taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€35) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Nice to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.
There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that take longer:
Bus takes 10 h 35 min on average.
Taking a train requires on average 8 h 53 min of travel time.
The Nice to Barcelona distance is around 304 miles (491 km).
The average frequency per day from Nice to Barcelona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Barcelona from Nice as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Nice to Barcelona:
The following travel companies offer services from Nice to Barcelona:
Yes, there are direct routes from Nice to Barcelona with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Barcelona 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.
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