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There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Marbella by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Nice to Malaga  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Malaga (AGP) NCE - AGP

$85 - $238

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Train to Marseille, fly to Malaga  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Malaga (AGP) MRS - AGP

$110 - $269

Fly Nice to Granada, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Granada (GRX) NCE - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga
  3. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$133 - $413

Train, bus via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave
  4. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$257 - $353

Train, bus  •  16h 10m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malaga Ave
  4. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$234 - $336

Bus and ferry, bus  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Marbella Portillo / ...

$164 - $268

Drive  •  16h 1m

  1. Drive from Nice to Marbella 1047.4 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Marbella is to fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 6h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Marbella is to fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Marbella. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Marbella via Ventimiglia and Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 57m.

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The distance between Nice and Marbella is 1304 km. The road distance is 1675.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Marbella without a car is to train and bus which takes 15h 25m and costs 220€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Nice to Marbella, including transfers.

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Nice to Marbella bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Nice to Marbella bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Marbella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Marbella is 1676 km. It takes approximately 16h 1m to drive from Nice to Marbella.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Marbella.
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  • Distance: 815.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Marbella, Spain?

Iberia, Volotea and three other airlines fly from Nice to Marbella every 4 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Nice to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Marseille to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Nice to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Nice to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Granada via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Marseille to Malaga via Algiers
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Nice to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Granada via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Train operators
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 Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Marbella
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Marbella
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Algeciras to Marbella
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Transportes Comes
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Algeciras to Marbella
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
interbus.es

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Volotea, TAP Portugal, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 3218+ hotels available in Marbella. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13m and costs 6€.

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