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There are 4 ways to get from Alicante to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Nice (NCE) ALC - NCE

$96 - $238

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Train  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville Tgv

$166 - $230

Bus  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from AIX-EN-PROVENCE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban Ler 20

$142 - $197

Drive  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Nice 732.4 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Nice is to fly which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Nice is to fly which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Nice. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at NICE Gare Routiere Vauban via AIX-EN-PROVENCE Gare Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Nice. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Barcelona Sants and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 18 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Nice is 881 km. The road distance is 1171.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Nice without a car is to train which takes 14 h 18 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Alicante to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Alicante to Nice train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Nice is to fly which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 80€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 200€ and takes 14 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 19 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Nice.
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  • Distance: 550.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Nice, France?

Iberia, easyJet and 12 other airlines fly from Alicante to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona Sants, Marseille-St-Charles, and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles in around 14 h 18 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Oran, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Oran, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Alicante to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
16 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from AIX-EN-PROVENCE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Lignes Express

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There is no direct flight from Alicante Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Alicante to Nice bus services, operated by Lignes Express, arrive at NICE Gare Routiere Vauban station.

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Alicante to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Nice-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Nice is 1172 km. It takes approximately 11 h 7 min to drive from Alicante to Nice.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3986+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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