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

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Fly from Alicante  •  7h 8m

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

43€ - 276€

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Train to Valencia, fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Nice (NCE) VLC - NCE

88€ - 163€

Bus to Corvera, fly  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Murcia
  2. Fly from Corvera (RMU) to Nice (NCE) RMU - NCE

83€ - 306€

Train  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants Eur / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

100€ - 171€

Bus  •  21h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Marseille 262
  2. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice 798

59€ - 80€

Drive  •  11h 7m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Nice 1172.3 km

120€ - 180€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Nice is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 21h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Nice is to fly which costs 40€ - 280€ and takes 7h 8m.

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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, Nice via Marseille, Marseille St. Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Nice. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Nice Ville via Barcelona-Sants and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 51m.

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The distance between Alicante and Nice is 881 km. The road distance is 1172.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Nice without a car is to train which takes 13h 51m and costs 95€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m 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 Renfe Viajeros, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Nice is to fly which takes 7h 8m and costs 40€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 180€ and takes 13h 51m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 21h 55m.

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  • Distance: 881 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and 11 other airlines fly from Alicante to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona-Sants and Marseille St Charles in around 13h 51m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Corvera to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Corvera to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 900€
Flights from Valencia to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Corvera to Nice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Budapest
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Alicante to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Alicante to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Alicante to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 5170+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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