There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. BCN - NCE

$41 - $151

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Ave
  2. Ec / ...

$107 - $155

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  10 h 51 min

$50 - $75

Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Ouibus / ...
  2. Ouibus / ...

$58 - $144

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. 414 miles

$85 - $130

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

Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Barcelona to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Nice via Marseille-St-Charles in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Marseille - Gare Saint-Charles to Nice - Gare Routière Vauban
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona and Nice is 490 km. The road distance is 662 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Nice is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Nice is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 35€ - 130€.

No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Nice. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Nice. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Barcelona to Nice, including transfers.