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

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Nice

$70 - $100

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Nice, Nice N482 / ...

$31 - $49

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$39 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Nice 298.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Bologna  •  5 h 58 min

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

$95 - $297

Train to Venice, fly  •  6 h 20 min

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

$62 - $303

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Nice is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 15 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 Gare de Nice-Ville via Genova Piazza Principe and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 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 bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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The bus from Bologna to Nice takes 7 h 3 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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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, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Nice is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Nice.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bologna to Nice 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Nice via Genova Piazza Principe, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Venice to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Venice to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Train operators
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 Bologna C.Le to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $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
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Bologna, Bologna to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 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, 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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Air Dolomiti, Tunisair, Vueling Airlines and nine other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4052+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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