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There are 7 ways to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Nice (NCE)

Bus via Aéroport Terminal 2

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice Airport

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Ormenio
  2. Take the train from Svilengrad to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Xanthi
  2. Take the bus from Xanthi to Plovdiv
  3. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Nice Airport

Bus, train

  1. Take the Bus from Alexandroupoli to Ancona
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia

Drive

  1. Drive from Alexandroupoli to Nice

Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Nice (NCE) flights

25 Weekly Planes
9h 13m Average Duration
€53 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Greece.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Nice 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, returning to Greece from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice is to bus via Aéroport Terminal 2, which costs €65 - €180 and takes 33h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice is to fly which costs €55 - €290 and takes 8h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexandroupoli to Nice. However, there are services departing from Alexandroupoli and arriving at Nice via Komotini and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 57m.

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The distance between Alexandroupoli and Nice is 1560 km. The road distance is 2165.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice without a car is to bus via Aéroport Terminal 2 which takes 33h 58m and costs €65 - €180.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice, including transfers.

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Alexandroupoli to Nice bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, depart from Alexandroupoli station.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice is to fly which takes 8h 13m and costs €55 - €290. Alternatively, you can bus via Aéroport Terminal 2, which costs €65 - €180 and takes 33h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 20m and has one stopover.

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Alexandroupoli to Nice bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Alexandroupoli to Nice.
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  • Distance: 1560.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between Alexandroupoli, Greece and Nice, France?

Aegean Airlines, Sky Express and three other airlines fly from Alexandroupoli to Nice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alexandroupoli to Nice via Komotini, Sofia, Nice Airport, and Aéroport Terminal 2 in around 33h 58m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Nice via Athens, Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Nice via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Nice via Athens, Basel
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Nice via Athens, Naples
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Nice via Athens, Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Ormenio
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Airport
€10
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€19 - €27
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
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Train from Ancona to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
KTEL Evrou
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
KTEL Evrou
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €150
Website
Yubim
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Nice
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €230
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
KTEL Xanthis
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
27h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Ancona
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€180 - €280
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr

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Nice is 1h behind Alexandroupoli. It is currently 1:15 PM in Alexandroupoli and 12:15 PM in Nice.

Yes, the driving distance between Alexandroupoli to Nice is 2165 km. It takes approximately 20h 29m to drive from Alexandroupoli to Nice.

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Lufthansa, Wizz Air, Sky Express and two other airlines offer flights from Alexandroupolis Airport to Nice Airport.

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