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

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Fly from Rennes  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Nice (NCE) RNS - NCE

€43 - €203

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Fly from Brest  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to Nice (NCE) BES - NCE

€80 - €325

Train to Nantes, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Vannes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Nice (NCE) NTE - NCE

€59 - €236

Train via Lyon Airport (LYS)  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nice-Ville Tgv

€258 - €417

Train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Marseille-Saint-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

€216 - €333

Train, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Grenoble Tgv
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE Ler 31

Bus  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Montpellier N701
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Nice 482

€62 - €76

Drive  •  11h 12m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Nice 1184 km

€130 - €190

Brittany to Nice by train

The train journey time between Brittany and Nice is around 14h 42m and covers a distance of around 1321 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 42m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and TGV inOui, the Brittany to Nice train service departs from Rennes and arrives in Nice-Ville. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 42m
Fastest train time:
14h 42m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€351
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:31
Last train departs at:
07:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brittany to Nice train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Brittany to Nice is to bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Brittany to Nice is to fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brittany to Nice. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Nice via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brittany to Nice. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Nice-Ville via Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 53m.

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The distance between Brittany and Nice is 935 km. The road distance is 1184 km.

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The best way to get from Brittany to Nice without a car is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 8h 53m and costs €250 - €420.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Brittany to Nice, including transfers.

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Brittany to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rennes station.

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Brittany to Nice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Rennes station.

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The best way to get from Brittany to Nice is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs €40 - €210. Alternatively, you can train via Lyon Airport (LYS), which costs €250 - €420 and takes 8h 53m, you could also bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 18h.

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Map of how to get from Brittany to Nice.
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  • Distance: 935.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

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

Air France and easyJet fly from Rennes to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rennes to Nice via Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV in around 8h 53m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Rennes to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Rennes to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Brest to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Brest to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Nantes to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Nantes to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Nantes to Nice via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Nantes to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Flights from Nantes to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Nantes to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Brest to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €430
Flights from Nantes to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Brest to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Nantes to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Nantes to Nice via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vannes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rennes to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€210 - €370
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Rennes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€290 - €550
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Rennes to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€240 - €430
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Rennes to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Train from Rennes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€150 - €180
1st Class
€180 - €220
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
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 Rennes to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montpellier to Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rennes Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Brittany to Nice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Nice-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brittany to Nice is 1184 km. It takes approximately 11h 12m to drive from Brittany to Nice.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Nice Airport.

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The best way to get from Brittany to Rennes Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs €2.

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