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There are 7 ways to get from Niza to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Barcelona (BCN)

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Bus via Nice - Airport T2

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport T2 to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Nice St Augustin to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Barcelona-Sants

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Girona Airport
  2. Take the taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Barcelona

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Niza to Conex Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Niza to Barcelona

Niza to Barcelona by walk and train

7 Weekly Services
8h 15m Average Duration
€77 Cheapest Price
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France → Spain
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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Monaco, San Marino, Ukraine and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from France.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, returning to France from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Niza to Barcelona is to bus via Nice - Airport T2 which costs €20 - €25 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Niza to Barcelona is to fly which costs €25 - €200 and takes 2h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice Airport and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Niza to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Nice St Augustin and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Niza and Barcelona is 484 km. The road distance is 657.3 km.

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The best way to get from Niza to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs €75 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Niza to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Niza to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Airport station.

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Niza to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nice St Augustin station.

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The best way to get from Niza to Barcelona is to fly which takes 2h 3m and costs €25 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €75 - €130 and takes 8h 15m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Niza to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 484.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

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

easyJet and Vueling Airlines fly from Niza to Barcelona 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niza to Barcelona via Nice St Augustin and Marseille St Charles in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €210
Flights from Nice to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €190
Train operators
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 St Augustin to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Renfe SNCF
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.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Nice - Airport T2 to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Niza to Conex Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
ALSA
Other operators
Taxis Aeropuerto Girona
Phone
646 039 355
Website
taxisaeropuertogirona.com
Taxi from Girona Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Niza to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Niza to Barcelona is 657 km. It takes approximately 6h 10m to drive from Niza to Barcelona.

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

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