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

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Fly from San Sebastian  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Nice (NCE) EAS - NCE

111€ - 141€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Nice, Nice Airport N1155

46€ - 55€

5 alternative options

Train to Biarritz, fly  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Nice (NCE) BIQ - NCE

57€ - 204€

Train via Toulouse  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

103€ - 231€

Train  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Marseille St Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

119€ - 261€

Bus via Niza  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Niza

71€ - 105€

Drive  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from Irun to Nice 882.6 km

90€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Irun to Nice is to bus which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 15h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Irun to Nice is to fly which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irun to Nice. However, there are services departing from Irun and arriving at Albert 1er / Phocéens via Aéroport / Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Irun to Nice. However, there are services departing from Hendaye and arriving at Nice Ville via Toulouse Matabiau and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 27m.

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The distance between Irun and Nice is 731 km. The road distance is 882.6 km.

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The best way to get from Irun to Nice without a car is to train via Toulouse which takes 12h 27m and costs 100€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Irun to Nice, including transfers.

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Irun to Nice bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Irun station.

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Irun to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Hendaye station.

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The best way to get from Irun to Nice is to fly which takes 3h 53m and costs 110€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train via Toulouse, which costs 100€ - 240€ and takes 12h 27m, you could also bus via Niza, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 13h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Irun to Nice.
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  • Distance: 730.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Irun, Spain and Nice, France?

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and British Airways fly from Irun to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Irun to Nice via Toulouse Matabiau and Marseille St Charles in around 12h 27m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
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 Hendaye to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 14€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
3€ - 6€
Rail 1st Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Hendaye to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 95€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 120€
Rail 1st Class
100€ - 150€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
21€ - 24€
1st Class
12€ - 15€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Irun to Niza
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Irun to Nice
Ave. Duration
12h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Irun to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Irun to Nice bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Niza station.

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Irun to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irun to Nice is 883 km. It takes approximately 8h 8m to drive from Irun to Nice.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways and Iberia offer flights from San Sebastian Airport to Nice Airport.

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