There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Nice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Eurolines IT  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$47 - $60

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Nice N523

$24 - $95

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville Hotelzug

$57 - $109

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia Ic

$49 - $81

Train, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pisa to Nice

$30 - $43

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Nice 267.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Florence  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE

$85 - $306

Train to Venice, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nice (NCE) VCE - NCE

$76 - $324

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Nice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Nice. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Nice Ville via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Florence and Nice is 320 km. The road distance is 427.3 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nice without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Florence to Nice, including transfers.

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Florence to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nice is to bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Nice.
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  • Distance: 199.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

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

Eurolines IT operates a bus from Florence to Nice 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Nice via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Venice to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Pisa to Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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Florence to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Nice is 427 km. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Florence to Nice.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Florence to Nice bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 3812+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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