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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to French Riviera by train, bus, ferry, night bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 3 min

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

$103 - $156

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona to Toulon
  2. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$48 - $70

5 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Aix-en-Provence TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Toulon Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$104 - $135

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Toulon
  2. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$55 - $70

Fly Barcelona to Nice, travel  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nice (NCE) BCN - NCE
  2. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nice  •  8 h 3 min

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

$132 - $276

Fly Barcelona to Marseille, train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$65 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to French Riviera is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to French Riviera is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 240€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and French Riviera is 443 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Barcelona to French Riviera, including transfers.

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

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There are 1925+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $80 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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Map of how to get from Barcelona to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 276.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 3 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to French Riviera via Marseille-St-Charles, Antibes, Diables Bleus, and Gare Routiere in around 9 h 3 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
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
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 Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Toulon
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$39 - $40
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
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Varlib
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
Night bus from Barcelona to Toulon
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com

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