How to get from Barcelona to Nice

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from Barcelona to Nice

You can get from Barcelona to Nice by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Barcelona to Nice on 18 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 08:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£691One-way
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07:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord9h45 16:45Nice
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£341One-way
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19:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 20:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£981One-way
07:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 08:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£1201One-way
23:50Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord9h45 09:35Nice
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£491One-way

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£18 - £62
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 9 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Travel 304 miles (491 km) by coach or flight to Nice from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Nice.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Nice

Travel 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

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nice if travelling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Nice, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Nice from Barcelona.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • 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 24 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 screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Nice.

There are 2 travel options from Barcelona to Nice: coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Nice is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach is about £44 less than a flight, which costs on average £62 for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Nice is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 35 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 304 miles (491 km) from Barcelona to Nice.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Nice:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Barcelona to Nice depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Nice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Nice by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Barcelona to Nice tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Nice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Nice tickets on Omio for £62.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Nice often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Nice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nice and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Barcelona to Nice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £18 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £62 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Nice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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