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There are 4 ways to get from Ceriale to Nice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Ceriale to Ventimiglia Re
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville Ter / ...

11€ - 28€

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Bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Albenga - P.zza Nenni to Nice - Ferber Reggio Calabria

7€ - 10€

2 alternative options

Line 40 bus, train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Ceriale to Alassio 40
  2. Take the train from Alassio to Nice Ville Ec

12€ - 18€

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Ceriale to Nice 115 km

12€ - 19€

Ceriale to Nice by train

The train journey time between Ceriale and Nice is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 102 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by Trenitalia, SNCF and Thello, the Ceriale to Nice train service departs from Ceriale and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically 65 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 54m
Fastest train time:
2h 19m
Trains per week:
65
Cheapest price:
11€
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:35
Last train departs at:
21:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ceriale to Nice train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Ceriale to Nice is to bus which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Ceriale to Nice is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ceriale to Nice. However, there are services departing from Ceriale and arriving at Nice - Ferber via Albenga - P.zza Nenni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ceriale to Nice. However, there are services departing from Ceriale and arriving at Nice Ville via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Ceriale and Nice is 88 km. The road distance is 115 km.

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The best way to get from Ceriale to Nice without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs 11€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Ceriale to Nice, including transfers.

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Ceriale to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Albenga - P.zza Nenni station.

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Ceriale to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Ceriale station.

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The best way to get from Ceriale to Nice is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs 11€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 3h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Ceriale to Nice.
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  • Distance: 88 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

You can take a train from Ceriale to Nice via Ventimiglia in around 2h 33m. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Albenga - P.zza Nenni to Nice - Ferber 3 times a week. Tickets cost 6€ - 8€ and the journey takes 2h 45m.

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 Ceriale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
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 Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 18€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Thello
Train from Alassio to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
TPL Linea
Phone
019 2201231
Website
tpllinea.it
Bus from Ceriale to Alassio
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
tpllinea.it

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Ceriale to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Nice - Ferber station.

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Ceriale to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ceriale to Nice is 115 km. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Ceriale to Nice.

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