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There are 3 ways to get from Dolceacqua to Nice by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 7 bus, train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Dolceacqua to Ventimiglia 7
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Riquier Ter

€7 - €20

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Dolceacqua to Ventimiglia 7
  2. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Nice - Ferber Reggio Calabria

€4 - €5

1 alternative option

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Dolceacqua to Nice 49 km

€5 - €8

Dolceacqua to Nice by bus and train

The journey time between Dolceacqua and Nice is around 1h 28m and covers a distance of around 41 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 15m. Operated by Riviera Trasporti and SNCF, the Dolceacqua to Nice service departs from Dolceacqua and arrives in Nice Riquier. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 28m
Fastest journey time:
1h 15m
Journey distance:
41 km
Services per week:
57
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:20
Last service departs at:
19:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dolceacqua to Nice bus and train schedules

Italy → France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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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
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nice is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from France.

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dolceacqua to Nice is to line 7 bus and bus which costs €3 - €6 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Dolceacqua to Nice is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dolceacqua to Nice. However, there are services departing from Dolceacqua and arriving at Nice - Ferber via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between Dolceacqua and Nice is 33 km. The road distance is 49 km.

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The best way to get from Dolceacqua to Nice without a car is to line 7 bus and train which takes 1h 32m and costs €6 - €21.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Dolceacqua to Nice, including transfers.

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Dolceacqua to Nice bus services, operated by Riviera Trasporti, depart from Dolceacqua station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dolceacqua to Nice is 49 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Dolceacqua to Nice.

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Map of how to get from Dolceacqua to Nice.
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  • Distance: 33.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 32m

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

You can take a bus from Dolceacqua to Nice via Ventimiglia in around 2h 23m.

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 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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