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There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Sete

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Montpellier

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Drive

  1. Drive from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains

Fly to Montpellier

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Montpellier (MPL)

Fly to Toulouse, train

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

Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains by train and bus

The journey time between Nice and Balaruc-les-Bains is around 10h 9m and covers a distance of around 435 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 35m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF and Keolis Bassin de Thau, the Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains service departs from Nice Ville and arrives in Pech Meja. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 7m
Layover time:
5h 2m
Total time:
10h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 35m
Journey distance:
435 km
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:23
Last service departs at:
20:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Nice → Balaruc-les-Bains
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Balaruc-les-Bains is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Balaruc-les-Bains is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Balaruc-les-Bains is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains is to bus, which costs €21 - €26 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Naïades via Montpellier - Sabines Tw2 and Noël Guignon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Nice and Balaruc-les-Bains is 290 km. The road distance is 349.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €50 - €110.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains, including transfers.

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Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €50 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €26 and takes 8h 16m, you could also fly, which costs €80 - €270 and takes 7h 53m.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains.
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  • Distance: 290.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Balaruc-les-Bains, France?

You can take a train from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains via Marseille St Charles, Sete, and Gare SNCF G in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nice to Montpellier 5 times a week. Tickets cost €19 - €24 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €260
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Porto
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Nice to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Flights from Nice to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €280
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sète
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Sete
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Nice to Balaruc-les-Bains.

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Transavia France, Volotea, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Balaruc-les-Bains. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to tram which takes 25 min and costs €2.

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