There are 5 ways to get from Arcachon to Nice by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Alouette-France(Bor)
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nice (NCE) BOD - NCE

$65 - $227

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Bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Arcachon to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice, Nice N718

$56 - $97

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Train  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$141 - $207

Train, bus  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Avignon - Gare Routière
  3. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Nice

$56 - $101

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Arcachon to Nice 534.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Arcachon to Nice is to train and bus which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arcachon to Nice is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arcachon to Nice. However, there are services departing from Arcachon and arriving at Gambetta / Promenade via Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and Centre Commercial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arcachon to Nice. However, there are services departing from Arcachon and arriving at Nice Ville via Bordeaux-St-Jean and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 21 min.

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The distance between Arcachon and Nice is 681 km. The road distance is 855.3 km.

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The best way to get from Arcachon to Nice without a car is to train which takes 11 h 21 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Arcachon to Nice, including transfers.

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Arcachon to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Arcachon station.

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Arcachon to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Arcachon station.

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The best way to get from Arcachon to Nice is to train which takes 11 h 21 min and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Arcachon to Nice.
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  • Distance: 425.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Arcachon, France and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Arcachon to Nice via Bordeaux-St-Jean and Marseille-St-Charles in around 11 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arcachon to Nice via Bordeaux City Centre, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Nice, Nice, and Centre Commercial in around 14 h 14 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arcachon to Alouette-France(Bor)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $210
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arcachon to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Avignon - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Arcachon to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcachon to Nice is 855 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Arcachon to Nice.

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easyJet, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Nice Airport.

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