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

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Train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Marseille St Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

65€ - 127€

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Girona to Perpignan El252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Nice - Bus station BlaBlaBus

24€ - 41€

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Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Girona to Nice 566.3 km

60€ - 90€

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nice (NCE) BCN - NCE

33€ - 173€

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6h 6m

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

75€ - 213€

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The cheapest way to get from Girona to Nice is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Nice is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Girona to Nice station. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at Nice - Bus station via Perpignan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Girona to Nice. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 38m.

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The distance between Girona and Nice is 409 km. The road distance is 566.3 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Nice without a car is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Girona to Nice, including transfers.

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Girona to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Girona station.

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Girona to Nice train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Girona station.

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  • Distance: 409.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 38m

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

You can take a train from Girona to Nice via Marseille St Charles in around 7h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Girona to Nice via Perpignan in around 8h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 150€
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 140€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 220€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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 Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
33€ - 38€
1st Class
52€ - 58€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Gerona/Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
alsa.com
David i Manel SL
Phone
972672853
Email
info@davidimanel.com
Website
davidimanel.com
Bus from Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
davidimanel.com
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 Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Eurolines FR
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Perpignan to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Blablabus

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The best way to get from Girona to Nice is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 8h 50m.

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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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Girona to Nice bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Nice - Bus station.

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Girona to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Nice is 566 km. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Girona to Nice.

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

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There are 4640+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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