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

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Train  •  7h 46m

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

70€ - 124€

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Bus via Nice Airport  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Nice - Airport Barcelona Nord - Bus Station > Perpignan > Montpellier > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Nice - Airport > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Milan / ...

21€ - 95€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Nice, Nice Airport N708 / ...

36€ - 71€

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cannes 633.5 km

75€ - 120€

Fly to Nice  •  4h 41m

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

42€ - 172€

Fly to Marseille, train  •  7h

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

50€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cannes is to bus which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 11h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cannes is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona station to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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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 7h 46m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cannes is 464 km. The road distance is 633.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 7h 46m and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Barcelona to Cannes, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Cannes bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Barcelona to Cannes train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cannes is to train which takes 7h 46m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus via Nice Airport, which costs 21€ - 95€ and takes 10h 56m, you could also fly, which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 464.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 46m

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 7h 46m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Nice - Airport once daily. Tickets cost 50€ - 75€ and the journey takes 9h 35m. Blablabus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 150€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Nice Aéroport
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR

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

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Barcelona to Cannes bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Nice - Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cannes is 634 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Barcelona to Cannes.

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

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Book your Barcelona to Cannes train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 6287+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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