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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TER

Trains from Barcelona to Nice cover the 304 miles (491 km) long route taking on average 9 h 20 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Nice Ville.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Nice

Travel by train to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Nice.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Barcelona and Nice?

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Nice, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Nice from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 22/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Barcelona to Nice closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Barcelona, Spain from Nice, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Nice to Barcelona is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Nice?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 23/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Nice to Barcelona train here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Nice?

You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km)  between Barcelona and Nice by train.

How long does it take from Barcelona to Nice by train?

On average the Barcelona to Nice train time is 9 h 20 min  covering the 304 miles (491 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Barcelona and arrival train station in Nice?

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Nice you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Nice include Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Nice Ville.

Where is the departure train station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival train station in Nice located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nice Ville, located 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Barcelona to Nice?

Take the Barcelona to Nice train with SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Barcelona and Nice as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there between Barcelona and Nice a day?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Barcelona to Nice. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Nice
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Nice.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 934956020
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17