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There are 6 ways to get from Cannes to Bastia by car ferry, bus, plane or train

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

Recommended option

Car ferry  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Nice to Bastia

$127 - $165

Cheapest option

Line 200 bus, car ferry  •  8 h

  1. Take the line 200 bus from Cannes Gare Routière to Albert 1er / Verdun 200
  2. Take the car ferry from Nice to Bastia

$34 - $124

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Milan, Milan 492 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino 50
  3. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio
  4. Take the car ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia

$125 - $320

Fly Nice to Bastia, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bastia (BIA) NCE - BIA
  2. Take the train from Borgo to Bastia

$100 - $262

Train to Marseille, fly to Bastia  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bastia (BIA) MRS - BIA

$122 - $277

Fly Nice to Calvi, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Calvi (CLY) NCE - CLY
  2. Take the bus from Calvi to Bastia

$125 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Bastia is to line 200 bus and car ferry which costs 29€ - 110€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Bastia is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Bastia is 219 km.

The best way to get from Cannes to Bastia without a car is to car ferry which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Cannes to Bastia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Bastia Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Air Corsica offers flights from Nice Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Bastia. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Bastia.
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  • Distance: 137 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Bastia, France?

La Meridionale operates a car ferry from Cannes to Bastia 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Marseille to Bastia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Nice to Calvi
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Le Corse Train
Phone
04 95 32 90 00
Email
direction@cf-corse.com
Website
train-corse.com
Train from Borgo to Bastia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cf-corse.fr
Schedules at
train-corse.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Lignes D'azur
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 Nice, Nice to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Autostradale
Corsicar Autocars Les Beaux Voyages
Phone
+33 4 95 65 08 26
Website
corsicar.com
Bus from Calvi to Bastia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
corsicar.com
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $95
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$40 - $60
Low season
$30 - $45
High season
$45 - $70

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