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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Cannes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$101 - $149

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Cannes, Cannes N728 / ...

$35 - $65

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cannes 397 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Barcelona to Nice  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nice (NCE) BCN - NCE

$43 - $154

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nice  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nice (NCE) TLS - NCE

$131 - $276

Fly Barcelona to Marseille, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Marseille (MRS) BCN - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes

$63 - $231

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cannes is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cannes is to fly which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Cannes, Cannes. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cannes is 464 km. The road distance is 635.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Barcelona to Cannes, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Cannes train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cannes is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 290.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Cannes twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Barcelona to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes, Cannes station.

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Barcelona to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cannes is 635 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Barcelona to Cannes.

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easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4346+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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