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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Nice by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus via Viareggio  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to P.Za D'Azeglio Nord Fi-Vg
  2. Take the bus from Viareggio to Nice

$67 - $93

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Nice N523

$24 - $95

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$58 - $122

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia Ic

$49 - $81

Train, bus  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pisa to Nice

$30 - $43

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Florence to Nice 267.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Florence  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE

$85 - $306

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Nice (NCE) BLQ - NCE

$118 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Nice is to train and bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Nice is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Nice. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Nice. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Florence and Nice is 320 km. The road distance is 427.3 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nice without a car is to bus which takes 6h 58m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Florence to Nice, including transfers.

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Florence to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nice is to bus which takes 6h 58m and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 7h 27m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 6h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Nice.
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  • Distance: 199.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

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

You can take a bus from Florence to Nice via Viareggio in around 6h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Nice via Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 7h 27m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
3h 44m
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
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
VaiBus
Phone
800 570530
Website
lucca.cttnord.it
Bus from Via Delle Porte Nuove 17 to P.Za D'Azeglio Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
VaiBus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Viareggio to Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Florence to Nice
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Pisa to Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Florence to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Nice is 427 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Florence to Nice.

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Blue Air, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Florence to Nice bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 4095+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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