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Train via Savona  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ceva to Savona Re
  2. Take the train from Savona to Ventimiglia Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville Ter / ...

€17 - €75

Cheapest option

Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Ceva to Ventimiglia Re
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Riquier Ter

€15 - €38

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Ceva to Nice 188.2 km

€23 - €35

Ceva to Nice by train

The train journey time between Ceva and Nice is around 5h 17m and covers a distance of around 179 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 2m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Ceva to Nice train service departs from Ceva and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically 69 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 17m
Fastest train time:
4h 2m
Train distance:
179 km
Trains per week:
69
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:00
Last train departs at:
21:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ceva to Nice train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ceva to Nice is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h.

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The fastest way to get from Ceva to Nice is to drive. Taking this option will cost €23 - €35 and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ceva to Nice. However, there are services departing from Ceva and arriving at Nice Ville via Savona and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Ceva and Nice is 98 km. The road distance is 188.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ceva to Nice without a car is to train via Savona which takes 4h 7m and costs €16 - €80.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Ceva to Nice, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ceva to Nice is 188 km. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Ceva to Nice.

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  • Distance: 97.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

You can take a train from Ceva to Nice via Savona and Ventimiglia in around 4h 7m.

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 Ceva to Savona
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Ceva to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Thello
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Thello
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
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Riquier
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18

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