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from Nice to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

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

10:15PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h20 11:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$481One-way
Cheapest
04:10AMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur8h35 12:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$301One-way
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09:00AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h15 10:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$701One-way
10:15PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h20 11:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$881One-way
08:15PMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur9h45 06:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$421One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$48Vueling
Mon
Jan 24
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$43Vueling
Tue
Jan 25
$22Flixbus
$138Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 26
$42Flixbus
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Thu
Jan 27
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$108Iberia
Fri
Jan 28
$24Flixbus
$38Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
$24Flixbus
$108Iberia
Sun
Jan 30
$24Flixbus
$38Vueling
Mon
Jan 31
$24Flixbus
$30Vueling
Tue
Feb 1
$22Flixbus
$108Iberia Express
Wed
Feb 2
$30Flixbus
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Thu
Feb 3
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Feb 4
$24Flixbus
$34Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
$24Flixbus
$38Vueling
Sun
Feb 6
$24Flixbus
$35easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$24Flixbus
$30Vueling
Tue
Feb 8
$22Flixbus
$36easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$36easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$37easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$24Flixbus
$30Vueling

Travel Information from Nice to Barcelona

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$24 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $24 (€20) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Take a bus or flight to travel 304 miles (491 km) from Nice to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Nice to Barcelona.

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How to get from Nice to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Nice to Barcelona, 70,67% 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 Nice to Barcelona, 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Barcelona

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Nice, France?

Travel between Nice, France and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Nice?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/21/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Nice and Barcelona.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Nice from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Nice, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/21/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Nice from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Nice to Barcelona?

You can travel from Nice to Barcelona 2 different ways: bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Nice is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Nice to Barcelona costing on average $24 (€20).

What is the fastest way from Nice to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Nice is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is Barcelona from Nice?

You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km) between Nice and Barcelona.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Who can get me 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:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Nice to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).
  • Vueling can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Nice to Barcelona for $24 (€20).

Is it possible to travel directly to Barcelona from Nice?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Barcelona from Nice.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Nice to Barcelona?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Nice to Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $24 (€20) one way on average for this trip.

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