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There are 9 ways to get from Bologna to Cannes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes

$61 - $114

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Nice, Nice N482 / ...

$35 - $73

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Train Trenitalia  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe Reg
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes

$47 - $96

Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Nice

$76 - $104

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Cannes 320.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly from Bologna  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Nice (NCE) BLQ - NCE

$97 - $300

Train to Florence, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE

$94 - $335

Train to Venice, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nice (NCE) VCE - NCE

$64 - $311

Train to Rome, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

$93 - $243

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Cannes is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Cannes is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Gare de Cannes via Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Cannes is 361 km. The road distance is 512.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Bologna to Cannes, including transfers.

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Bologna to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Cannes train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Cannes is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs 50€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 225.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Bologna to Cannes via Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 7 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Cannes twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Venice to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Florence to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Florence to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Venice to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Florence to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Bologna to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Bologna to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Cannes is 513 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Bologna to Cannes.

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Air Dolomiti, Tunisair, easyJet and nine other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4346+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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