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There are 5 ways to get from Corniglia to Nice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Ventimiglia Re

21€ - 47€

Cheapest option

Train via Genoa  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Nice Ville Ec

20€ - 66€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova Brignole Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Nice 523

24€ - 72€

Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Genoa, Genoa 448 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice 482 / ...

22€ - 30€

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Corniglia to Nice 308.2 km

40€ - 60€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Corniglia to Nice is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Corniglia to Nice is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Corniglia to Nice. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Nice Ville via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Corniglia and Nice is 201 km. The road distance is 308.2 km.

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The best way to get from Corniglia to Nice without a car is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs 20€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Corniglia to Nice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Corniglia to Nice is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs 20€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7h 33m.

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Corniglia to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Corniglia to Nice is 308 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Corniglia to Nice.

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  • Distance: 201.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 21m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Corniglia to Ventimiglia 6 times a week. Tickets cost 14€ - 29€ and the journey takes 4h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Corniglia to Nice via La Spezia Centrale, Piazza Caduti, Canaletto, La Spezia, La Spezia, and Genoa, Genoa in around 7h 33m.

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 Corniglia to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
6€ - 8€
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 Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
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 Sestri Levante to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base Standard
20€ - 28€
Base Premium
26€ - 40€
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
7€ - 11€
Base Standard
20€ - 27€
Base Premium
26€ - 40€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia, La Spezia to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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