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from Nice to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nice to Barcelona on 21 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:15Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h20 23:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£351One-way
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20:15Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur9h45 06:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£221One-way
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04:10Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur8h35 12:45Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£351One-way
13:10Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur10h15 23:25Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£301One-way
12:00Nice12h01 00:01Barcelona
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£551One-way

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Fri
21 Jan
£21Flixbus
£35Vueling
Sat
22 Jan
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
23 Jan
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£28Vueling
Mon
24 Jan
£17Flixbus
£28Vueling
Tue
25 Jan
£16Flixbus
£99Air Nostrum
Wed
26 Jan
£30Flixbus
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Thu
27 Jan
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
28 Jan
£17Flixbus
£31Vueling
Sat
29 Jan
£17Flixbus
£78Iberia
Sun
30 Jan
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
31 Jan
£17Flixbus
£22Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£16Flixbus
£78Iberia Express
Wed
2 Feb
£22Flixbus
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Thu
3 Feb
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
4 Feb
£17Flixbus
£24Vueling
Sat
5 Feb
£17Flixbus
£24Vueling
Sun
6 Feb
£17Flixbus
£25easyJet
Mon
7 Feb
£17Flixbus
£22Vueling
Tue
8 Feb
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
9 Feb
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£30easyJet

Travel Information to Barcelona from Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£17 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 304 miles (491 km) between Nice and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Nice to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Barcelona

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Nice, France?

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

Can travellers from France enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Nice?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Barcelona from Nice.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Nice, France from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Nice, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Nice, France from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Nice from Barcelona?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Nice, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Nice from Barcelona here.

What are my Nice to Barcelona travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Nice?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Nice to Barcelona, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach is about £1 less than a flight, which costs on average £17 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Barcelona from Nice?

The fastest way from Nice to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona from Nice can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 35 min.

How far is it from Nice to Barcelona?

The Nice to Barcelona distance is approximately 304 miles (491 km).

Where do I depart from Nice? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Who can get me from Nice to Barcelona?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Barcelona by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Nice to Barcelona for £17 on Omio.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Nice to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £17.

Is it possible to travel directly to Barcelona from Nice?

Yes, there are direct services available to Barcelona from Nice with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Nice and Barcelona.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Nice to Barcelona?

Looking to extend your trip from Nice to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Nice to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy Nice to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Nice and Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £17 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Barcelona from Nice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.