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There are 5 ways to get from Sanremo to Barcelona by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Nice Airport
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Barcelona (BCN)

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Bus

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

Train

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

Bus via Toulon

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Toulon
  2. Take the bus from Toulon to Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Barcelona

Sanremo to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Sanremo and Barcelona is around 10h 34m and covers a distance of around 800 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 3m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Sanremo to Barcelona train service departs from Sanremo and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
10h 34m Average Duration
€85 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Sanremo to Barcelona is to bus, which costs €26 - €50 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs €29 - €130 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanremo to Barcelona station. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Barcelona Nord - Bus Station via Nice - Airport T2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sanremo to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Ventimiglia, Nice Ville and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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The distance between Sanremo and Barcelona is 532 km. The road distance is 718.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 10h 34m and costs €80 - €180.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Sanremo to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Sanremo to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Barcelona is to train which takes 10h 34m and costs €80 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €50 and takes 10h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Sanremo to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 532.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Sanremo, Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Sanremo to Barcelona via Ventimiglia, Nice Ville, and Marseille St Charles in around 10h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sanremo to Barcelona via Nice - Airport T2 in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €160
Flights from Nice to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €160
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €120
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
sncf-connect.com
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
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 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €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 Sanremo to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sanremo to Toulon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
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
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus

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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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Sanremo to Barcelona bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanremo to Barcelona is 718 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Sanremo to Barcelona.

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

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