Trains are 60% more expensive in Barcelona than in Nice.
A meal in Barcelona is 20% cheaper than a meal in Nice.
A taxi fare in Barcelona is 50% cheaper than in Nice.
Coffee in Barcelona is 40% cheaper than in Nice.
Nice is one of the most important cities in the French Riviera and a popular tourist destination. The city is served by Nice Cote d'Azur International Airport, which is not very far from the city. This airport also serves Cannes and Monaco, which are a short distance from Nice.
To get from Nice to Barcelona, you will have to arrive at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport. With just two terminals, it still manages to serve millions of passengers every year. Nice Airport is very close to the city center and it often surprises people who expect a longer journey to city centers in general.
To catch flights from Nice to Barcelona, arrive at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport in time. This can be easily achieved as the airport is not very far away from the city. The most efficient way to get to the airport is by catching Airport Express bus 98 from the heart of the city. From Nice main railway station, bus 99 takes you to the airport quickly. As some of you may also be traveling from Monaco or Cannes, consider hiring a taxi from your departure point. You can take taxis from Nice to the airport too, but bus services are excellent in the city and there is no reason to take taxis.
Barcelona is an international center of art and culture, and also the capital of Catalonia in Spain. It is known for its baroque architecture and medieval streets that take you back to a different era. Begin your journey at the gothic Quarter, locally known as Barri Gotic. It is the city's center and you can find a number of Art Nouveau and gothic buildings. Head towards the Barceloneta beach, which is always teeming with people soaking in the sun. Explore the verdant parks of Barcelona, of which Montjuic is the largest. Spend the rest of the day at Gracia, a less-visited neighborhood that is waiting to be explored with all its cafes and restaurants.
Nice to Barcelona flights land at Barcelona-El Prat Airport, located just 12 kilometers from the city center. To get to central Barcelona, take the Rodalies commuter train and alight at Passeig de Gracia station. An alternative way to reach the city center is to take the Barcelona Metro L9 Sud (orange line). If you want to reach Placa Catalunya in Barcelona city center, Aerobus offers direct transfers from the airport. There are also a number of taxis and cabs outside the airport, which offer a convenient way to travel to various neighborhoods of Barcelona. However, taxis are very expensive in European cities and this is something you should keep in mind.