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There are 6 ways to get from Kos to Nice by plane, ferry, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Nice (NCE)

5 alternative options

Ferry, bus, train

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Piraeus Port Gate A2 to Sofia Bus Station Serdika
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia

Ferry, bus via Istanbul

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  4. Take the bus from Burgas to Nice Airport

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Vathy Samou
  2. Take the ferry from Vathy Samou to Kavala
  3. Take the bus from Kavala to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice

Car ferry, ferry, Bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Fournoi
  2. Take the ferry from Fourni to Kavala
  3. Take the Bus from Kavala to Bologna
  4. Take the bus from Bologna to Nice

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Kalymnos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kalymnos to Turgutreis
  3. Drive from Turgutreis to Nice

Kos (KGS) to Nice (NCE) flights

The flight time between Kos (KGS) and Nice (NCE) is around 7h 47m and covers a distance of around 1846 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. Services are operated by Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air, easyJet and others. Typically 63 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

63 Weekly Planes
7h 47m Average Duration
€31 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kos to Nice is to fly which costs €40 - €250 and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Nice is to fly which costs €40 - €250 and takes 8h 6m.

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The distance between Kos and Nice is 1853 km.

The best way to get from Kos to Nice without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 2 days 3h and costs €200 - €600.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Kos to Nice, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kos Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Nice is 1h behind Kos. It is currently 11:37 AM in Kos and 10:37 AM in Nice.

Airbus France, Lufthansa, Edelweiss Air and nine other airlines offer flights from Kos Airport to Nice Airport.

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The best way to get from Kos to Kos Airport is to bus which takes 1h and costs €2 - €4.

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Map of how to get from Kos to Nice.
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  • Distance: 1853 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Kos, Greece and Nice, France?

Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and 20 other airlines fly from Kos to Nice every 3 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Kos to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Kos to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Kos to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Kos to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Kos to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Trenitalia EuroCity

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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Citylines
Phone
+359 2 812 0810
Email
support@citylines.bg
Website
citylines.eu
Bus from Piraeus Port Gate A2 to Sofia Bus Station Serdika
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €110
Website
Citylines
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
MetroTurizm
Burgas Bus
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
32h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
office@kaleiatravel.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Nice
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €230
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Kavala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€190 - €290
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna to Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Kos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €110
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€57 - €61
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€70 - €85
Economy
€40 - €55
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€65 - €80
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€85 - €110
Ferry from Vathy Samou to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€64 - €68
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €95
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €120
Ferry from Fourni to Kavala
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€66 - €71
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€85 - €100
Economy
€55 - €75
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Kos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€40 - €60
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€70 - €90
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€50 - €75
Ferry from Kos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€35 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €80
Economy
€24 - €35
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€40 - €60
Skymarine
Phone
+302241304030
Email
info@sky-marine.gr
Website
12fd.gr
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17
Website
Skymarine
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Fournoi
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Car ferry from Kos to Kalymnos
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways

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