You can get from Nice to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Nice to Barcelona on Feb 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||304 miles (491 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$40 - $55|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $40 (€35) • 8 h 53 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $55 (€48) • 5 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 304 miles (491 km) between Nice and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Nice to Barcelona.
International travel from Nice, France to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23; 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 Nice and Barcelona.
Return travel to Nice, France from Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Nice, France was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Nice from Barcelona.
There are 4 ways to travel from Nice to Barcelona including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Nice to Barcelona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $40 (€35) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:
A train is generally $6 (€5) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $46 (€40) from Nice to Barcelona.
A train is $15 (€13) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Nice to Barcelona costing on average $55 (€48).
The fastest way from Nice to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 5 h 40 min.
There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 55 min of travel time.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 53 min.
You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km) between Nice and Barcelona.
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, ferry, 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:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nice to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
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.
When planning your trip from Nice to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Nice to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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