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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Nice  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO

$53 - $184

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Night bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N523

$40 - $70

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Train, train to Genoa, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  3. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO

$65 - $306

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Roma Tiburtina Fa

$74 - $131

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

$74 - $102

Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence N758
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 518 / ...

$46 - $73

Bus, night train  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Florence
  2. Take the night train from Firenze Smn to Roma Termini Firenze - Arezzo - Chiusi

$86 - $142

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Nice to Rome 437.8 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Rome is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Rome is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. This bus operates Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Rome. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Ventimiglia and Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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The distance between Nice and Rome is 472 km. The road distance is 700.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Rome without a car is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Nice to Rome, including transfers.

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Nice to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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Nice to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 45€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 8h 54m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Rome.
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  • Distance: 294.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Nice to Rome 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Rome via Ventimiglia and Genova Piazza Principe in around 8h 54m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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 Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.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 Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Night train from Firenze Smn to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Nice to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Nice to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Tiburtina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Rome is 700 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Nice to Rome.

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Alitalia and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Nice to Rome train tickets online with Loco2, Rome2rio and four other operators.

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Book your Nice to Rome bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 12050+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 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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