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There are 6 ways to get from Abondance to Nice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice-Ville Tgv

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Train, bus  •  13h 13m

  1. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Nice Airport 1404 / ...

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Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Thonon-les-Bains to Grenoble-Gare-Routière B / ...
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE Ler 31

Drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Abondance to Nice 527.4 km

Bus, train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon
  2. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

Abondance to Nice by bus and train

The journey time between Abondance and Nice is around 14h 30m and covers a distance of around 773 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 37m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 36m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, SAT Transport en Autocar, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Abondance to Nice service departs from Place Du Village and arrives in Nice-Ville. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 52m
Layover time:
6h 37m
Total time:
14h 30m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 36m
Journey distance:
773 km
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€141
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:05
Last service departs at:
17:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abondance to Nice bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Abondance → Nice
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The cheapest way to get from Abondance to Nice is to train and bus which costs €35 - €65 and takes 13h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Abondance to Nice is to drive which takes 5h 46m and costs €60 - €90.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abondance to Nice. However, there are services departing from Place Du Village and arriving at NICE - Gare Routière - NICE via Thonon-les-Bains and GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 30m.

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The distance between Abondance and Nice is 290 km. The road distance is 527.4 km.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Nice without a car is to train which takes 10h 19m and costs €110 - €190.

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It takes approximately 10h 19m to get from Abondance to Nice, including transfers.

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Abondance to Nice bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Thonon-les-Bains station.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Nice is to train which takes 10h 19m and costs €110 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Abondance to Nice bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at NICE - Gare Routière - NICE station.

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Map of how to get from Abondance to Nice.
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  • Distance: 289.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 19m

What companies run services between Abondance, France and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Abondance to Nice via Gare Sncf - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, Bellegarde, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 10h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Abondance to Nice via Gare Sncf - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, and GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE in around 12h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€180 - €460
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Thonon Les Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Geneve
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €26
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €120
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thonon-les-Bains to Grenoble-Gare-Routière
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Bus Urbain Thononais
Phone
+33 4 50 26 35 35
Email
transports@cc-peva.fr
Website
leman-but.fr
Bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
SAT Transport en Autocar
Phone
04 50 71 00 88
Email
info@sat-autocars.com
Website
sat-autocars.com
Bus from Abondance - Place du Village to Thonon-les-Bains - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
sat-leman.com

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