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

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Train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Sanremo Ec

$116 - $164

Cheapest option

Fly to Nice, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nice (NCE) BCN - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia

$46 - $161

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Bus  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Sanremo

$54 - $75

Night bus, Thello  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona to Toulon N708
  2. Take the Thello from Toulon to San Remo

$64 - $96

Drive  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Sanremo 450.6 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Marseille, train  •  8h 56m

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

$78 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Sanremo is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 13h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Sanremo is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Sanremo via Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Sanremo via Marseille-Saint-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Sanremo is 532 km. The road distance is 721 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 9h 34m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Barcelona to Sanremo, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Sanremo bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Barcelona station.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Sanremo is to train which takes 9h 34m and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 13h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 332.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 34m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Sanremo, Italy?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Sanremo via Marseille-St-Charles and Marseille-Saint-Charles in around 9h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Sanremo via Nice in around 13h 26m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Nice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Train operators
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 Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Toulon to San Remo
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
thello.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Sanremo bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Barcelona to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Sanremo is 721 km. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Barcelona to Sanremo.

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

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There are 1834+ hotels available in Sanremo. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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