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Overview: Train from Nice to Barcelona

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF

Trains from Nice to Barcelona cover the 304 miles (491 km) long journey taking on average 26 h 50 min with our travel partners like SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: SNCF (3) trains Nice to Barcelona

Travel to Barcelona from Nice on SNCF (3) trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

SNCF (3)

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train carriages, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

Prices for an SNCF train between Nice and Barcelona start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 304 miles (491 km) long route, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Nice to Barcelona train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

One of the best ways to travel from Nice to Barcelona is by taking a train with SNCF (3). Omio helps you find the ideal SNCF (3) train to Barcelona from Nice by showing you SNCF (3) current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Nice to Barcelona trip. You can expect to travel 304 miles (491 km) between Nice and Barcelona on a train with SNCF (3). If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Nice and Barcelona, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your SNCF (3) train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Barcelona from Nice!

SNCF (3) from Nice to Barcelona train information:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 50 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Nice to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Nice to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Nice restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 24/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Nice to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return train to Nice, France from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to 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)
  • Health declaration required

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Nice from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km)  between Nice and Barcelona by train.
On average the train from Nice to Barcelona duration is 26 h 50 min  for the 304 miles (491 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Nice, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. When you arrive in Barcelona, your train can arrive in train stations including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Nice Ville   to Barcelona Sants.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Nice Ville and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

If you're looking for trains from Nice to Barcelona, you can rely on SNCF to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Nice to Barcelona journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Nice for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Nice to Barcelona leaves at 19: 20. The last train departing from Nice to Barcelona leaves at 19: 20. You can find the latest Nice to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nice
Barcelona
Nice Ville is the most popular Nice 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 Nice for your journey to Barcelona.
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ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+33 493870707
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 30 - 15: 30
Public transport options for Nice Ville
Bus lines: Ligne d'Azur
Tram lines: 1
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, TER PACA 3, TER PACA 4, TER PACA 5, TER PACA 6, Russian Railways

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