The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Nice is 11 hours and 1 minute, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
For environmentally considerate travel, or for those that prefer to travel by land, there are more options today than ever. Why not consider taking the train from Barcelona to Nice?
As well as being kinder to the environment, there are several benefits of train travel. First of all, there’s a generous three-piece luggage allowance per traveller at no extra cost, and there are no liquid restrictions either. But, perhaps most enticing of all, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride, as you’re transported straight to the heart of Nice.
If you’re interested to learn more, including FAQs and train times, scroll down.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Nice by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Nice is 15 hours and 46 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Nice is 9 hours and 57 minutes.
Train tickets from Barcelona to Nice can start from as little as €49 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Barcelona to Nice. Travelling from Barcelona to Nice by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Barcelona to Nice leaves at 10:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Barcelona to Nice leaves at 17:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Barcelona to Nice cover a distance of around 304 miles (490 km) during the journey.