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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 25 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:20Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h25 23:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£541One-way
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22:20Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h25 23:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£541One-way
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07:00Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur22h00 05:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£581One-way

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Sat
25 Sep
£26Flixbus
£54Vueling
Sun
26 Sep
£36Flixbus
£65easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£26Flixbus
£45Vueling
Tue
28 Sep
£30Flixbus
£80Vueling
Wed
29 Sep
£36Flixbus
£49Vueling
Thu
30 Sep
£26Flixbus
£37easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£26Flixbus
£29Vueling
Sat
2 Oct
£18Flixbus
£47Vueling
Sun
3 Oct
£26Flixbus
£26Vueling
Mon
4 Oct
£18Flixbus
£26Vueling
Tue
5 Oct
£25Flixbus
£34Vueling
Wed
6 Oct
£33Union Ivkoni International
£61Vueling
Thu
7 Oct
£36Flixbus
£24easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£18Flixbus
£29Vueling
Sat
9 Oct
£18Flixbus
£30Vueling
Sun
10 Oct
£21Flixbus
£24Vueling
Mon
11 Oct
£18Flixbus
£30easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
£30Flixbus
£56Vueling
Wed
13 Oct
£32Flixbus
£38Vueling
Thu
14 Oct
£32Flixbus
£22Vueling

Travel Information to Barcelona from Nice

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£24 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Nice to Barcelona.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Nice, France currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Nice restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Nice?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 23/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Nice and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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 23/09/2021. 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.

How do you get from Nice to Barcelona?

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

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

The cheapest way from Nice to Barcelona is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £25 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Barcelona from Nice?

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

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 9 h 45 min.

How many miles from Nice to Barcelona would I travel?

The distance between Nice and Barcelona is around 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 who book a plane ticket from Nice to Barcelona depart from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Which travel companies can take me from Nice to Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Nice to Barcelona:

  • You can travel from Nice to Barcelona by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £24 with Vueling from Nice to Barcelona.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Nice by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £25 with Flixbus from Nice to Barcelona on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Nice and Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct routes from Nice to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Barcelona with Vueling.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Barcelona with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Union Ivkoni International.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Nice to Barcelona ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Nice to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your Nice and Barcelona trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Nice and Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £24 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £25 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nice
Barcelona
Nice Ville
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