There are 8 ways to get from Bologna to Nice by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$53 - $109

Cheapest option

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe Reg
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...

$40 - $92

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Nice

$70 - $110

Bus Eurolines IT  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$58 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Nice 298.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Bologna  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Nice (NCE) BLQ - NCE

$95 - $297

Train to Venice, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nice (NCE) VCE - NCE

$72 - $311

Train to Florence, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE

$101 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Nice is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Nice is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna and arriving at Nice. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Nice. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Nice Ville via Milano Centrale and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Nice is 337 km. The road distance is 477.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Nice without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 45€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Bologna to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Nice is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 45€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 7 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Nice.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Bologna to Nice via Milano Centrale and Ventimiglia in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bologna to Nice 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.it

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bologna to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Bologna to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Nice is 478 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Bologna to Nice.

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Hop!, Brussels Airlines, Tunisair and 10 other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Nice Airport.

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