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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Nice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice N523

22€ - 27€

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Train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Nice Ville Ec

34€ - 87€

Bus via Florence - Villa Costanza  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Nice - Ferber Reggio Calabria

28€ - 34€

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Florence to Nice 431.2 km

55€ - 85€

Fly from Florence  •  5h 51m

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

84€ - 244€

Bus to Pisa, fly  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Nice (NCE) PSA - NCE

Train to Rome, fly  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

65€ - 477€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Nice is to bus which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Nice is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Nice, Nice. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Nice. However, there are services departing from Firenze Rifredi and arriving at Nice Ville via Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Florence and Nice is 320 km. The road distance is 431.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nice without a car is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs 22€ - 27€.

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The bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice takes 5h 35m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Florence to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze Rifredi station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Nice is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs 22€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 90€ and takes 6h 38m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 5h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Nice.
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  • Distance: 319.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice once daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Nice via Genova P.Za Principe in around 6h 38m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 470€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
240€ - 440€
Flights from Pisa to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 480€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pisa to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Train operators
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 Firenze Rifredi to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 27€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Nice is 431 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Florence to Nice.

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Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Florence to Nice train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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

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There are 5519+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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