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There are 5 ways to get from Aix-en-Provence to Nice by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière to Nice - Gare Routière

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Aix-en-Provence to Nice

Bus via Nice - Airport T2

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nice - Airport T2

Train

  1. Take the train from Aix En Provence to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville

Drive

  1. Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice

Aix-en-Provence to Nice by bus

The bus journey time between Aix-en-Provence and Nice is around 2h 20m and covers a distance of around 185 km. Operated by Zou! LER and FlixBus, the Aix-en-Provence to Nice bus service departs from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière and arrives in Nice - Gare Routière. Typically 45 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

45 Weekly Buses
2h 20m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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Aix-en-Provence → Nice
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Nice is to rideshare, which costs €11 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Nice is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière and arriving at Nice - Gare Routière. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aix-en-Provence to Nice. However, there are services departing from Aix En Provence and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Aix-en-Provence and Nice is 148 km. The road distance is 175 km.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Nice without a car is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs €11 - €14.

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The bus from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière to Nice - Gare Routière takes 2h 20m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Aix-en-Provence to Nice bus services, operated by Zou! LER, depart from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière station.

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Aix-en-Provence to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Aix En Provence station.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Nice is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs €11 - €14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €75 and takes 4h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Aix-en-Provence to Nice.
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  • Distance: 147.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Aix-en-Provence, France and Nice, France?

Zou! LER operates a bus from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière to Nice - Gare Routière 5 times a day, and the journey takes 2h 20m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aix-en-Provence to Nice via Marseille St Charles in around 4h 6m.

Train operators
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 Aix En Provence to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence - Gare Routière to Nice - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nice - Airport T2
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aix-en-Provence to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Aix-en-Provence to Nice bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at Nice - Gare Routière station.

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Aix-en-Provence to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aix-en-Provence to Nice is 175 km. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aix-en-Provence and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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