There are 5 ways to get from Nîmes to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$55 - $90

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Bus ALSA  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nimes to Barcelona 788 / ...

$14 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Montpellier Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Centre Ouibus

$15 - $21

Rideshare  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nîmes to Barcelone 244 miles

$31

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Barcelona 242.6 miles

$50 - $75

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nimes and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nîmes and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Nîmes and Barcelona is 326 km. The road distance is 388.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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The train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants takes 3 h 26 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Nîmes to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Nimes station.

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Nîmes to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, depart from Nîmes station.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Barcelona is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 min.

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Nîmes to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Nîmes to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Nîmes to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 203.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

TGV operates a train from Nîmes to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. SNCF also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Nîmes to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Nimes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nîmes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Nîmes to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nîmes to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nîmes to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nîmes to Barcelona is 388 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Nîmes to Barcelona.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nîmes and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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