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There are 4 ways to get from Cannes to Sanremo by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cannes - Gare SNCF - CANNES to Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Sanremo

Train, line 2 bus

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Ventimiglia to San Remo - Autostazione

Drive

  1. Drive from Cannes to Sanremo

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Sanremo is to bus which costs €7 - €10 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Sanremo is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Cannes - Gare SNCF - CANNES and arriving at Sanremo via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Sanremo via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Cannes and Sanremo is 68 km. The road distance is 88.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs €10 - €60.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Cannes to Sanremo, including transfers.

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Cannes to Sanremo bus services, operated by Zou! Alpes-Maritimes, depart from Cannes - Gare SNCF - CANNES station.

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Cannes to Sanremo train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Sanremo is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs €10 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €10 and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 68.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Sanremo, Italy?

SNCF operates a train from Cannes to Ventimiglia hourly. Tickets cost €9 - €24 and the journey takes 1h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Sanremo via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE and Nice Airport in around 2h 45m.

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 Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
Riviera Trasporti
Phone
0183 7001
Email
info@rivieratrasporti.it
Website
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Ventimiglia to San Remo - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Cannes to Sanremo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Cannes to Sanremo train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Sanremo is 88 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Cannes to Sanremo.

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