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There are 6 ways to get from Nîmes to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

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Train  •  3h 26m

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

$55 - $90

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Bus FlixBus  •  5h 35m

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

$14 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Montpellier Gare Saint-Roch 32
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Centre Ouibus

$17 - $25

Rideshare  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nîmes to Barcelone 244 miles

$30

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Barcelona 242.6 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Barcelona (BCN) MRS - BCN

$55 - $212

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The cheapest way to get from Nîmes to Barcelona is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 7h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Nîmes to Barcelona is to train which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 3h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nîmes and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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

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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 3h 26m and costs 45€ - 80€.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Barcelona is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs 45€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 40€ and takes 5h 35m.

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

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Nîmes to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 3h 26m. SNCF also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nîmes to Barcelona 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 35m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
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
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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 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
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
La Région Occitanie
Phone
05 61 33 50 50
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
laregion.fr
Bus from Nîmes to Montpellier Gare Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Website
La Région Occitanie
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nîmes to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
4h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Marseille Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Nîmes to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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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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