Details of how to get from Barcelona in Spain to Nice in France by various forms of transport.
See also: 100 Things to Do in Barcelona
Flights from Barcelona to NiceThere are frequent flights from Barcelona to Nice. They are usually cheaper than the train, bus or car.
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Barcelona to Nice by TrainThere is no direct train from Barcelona to Nice
Trains from Barcelona to Nice (via Montpellier) depart from Barcelona Franca station. Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Barcelona
Barcelona to Nice by BusThere are two buses a day from Barcelona to Nice. The more expensive one (60 euros) arrives at 4am, which can be awkward regarding hotel check-in. The cheaper one (about 45 euros) departs and arrives later, which is more convenient. When searching for the bus, remember that the Spanish call Nice 'Niza'.
Buses from Barcelona to Nice depart from both Sants and Nord bus stations (the cheaper bus only departs from Nord). Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Barcelona
You can book most bus tickets in Spain online for a very small surcharge (two euros). Just pay with a credit card and print out the e-ticket - much easier than standing in line at the bus station. Remember to search for 'Niza' (the Spanish name for Nice).
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The same ticket can be booked with Eurolines, but Movelia is easier to use.