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There are 5 ways to get from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) by bus, train, tram, car or towncar

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

Bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Albenga - P.zza Nenni to Nice - Ferber Reggio Calabria

€8 - €10

4 alternative options

Train, tram  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Albenga to Ventimiglia Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Riquier Ter
  3. Take the tram from Port Lympia to Aéroport Terminal 2 L2

€14 - €62

Train, bus  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Albenga to Menton Ec
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière - MENTON to Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE Lr110

€12 - €16

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) 121.3 km

€15 - €22

Towncar  •  1h 16m

  1. Take a town car from Albenga to Nice Airport 121.3 km

€370 - €550

Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) by bus and tram

The journey time between Albenga and Nice Airport (NCE) is around 3h 7m and covers a distance of around 126 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 3m. Operated by Lirosi Linee and Zou! Alpes-Maritimes, the Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) service departs from Albenga - P.zza Nenni and arrives in Aéroport Terminal 2. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 7m
Fastest journey time:
3h 3m
Journey distance:
126 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:40
Last service departs at:
10:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) bus and tram schedules

Italy → France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice Airport (NCE) is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice Airport (NCE) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nice Airport (NCE) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from France.

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) is to bus which costs €8 - €10 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) is to drive which costs €15 - €22 and takes 1h 16m.

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It is 92 km from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE). It is approximately 121.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) without a car is to bus which takes 3h 6m and costs €8 - €10.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE) is 121 km. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE).

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There are 747+ hotels available in Nice Airport (NCE). Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Albenga to Nice Airport (NCE).
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  • Distance: 92.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Albenga, Italy and Nice Airport (NCE), France?

Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Albenga - P.zza Nenni to Nice - Ferber 3 times a week. Tickets cost €6 - €8 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
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 Albenga to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Albenga to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Albenga to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€22 - €30
Base Premium
€28 - €40
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Albenga to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Thello
Train from Albenga to Menton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Thello
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 Ventimiglia to Nice Riquier
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Zou! Alpes-Maritimes
Phone
+33 810 06 10 06
Website
lignesdazur.com
Tram from Port Lympia to Aéroport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
Zou! Alpes-Maritimes
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Albenga to Nice Airport
Estimated price
€370 - €550

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