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There are 5 ways to get from La Spezia to Nice by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Ville

$33 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Nice

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Train, Thello  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville Hotelzug

$31 - $57

Night train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from La Spezia Centrale to Ventimiglia Reg

$25 - $53

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Nice 189.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Nice is to bus which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Nice is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Spezia and arriving at Nice. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to Nice. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Genova Piazza Principe and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between La Spezia and Nice is 210 km. The road distance is 303.3 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Nice without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs 28€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from La Spezia to Nice, including transfers.

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La Spezia to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from La Spezia station.

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La Spezia to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Nice is to train which takes 5 h and costs 28€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Nice.
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  • Distance: 131 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Nice, France?

You can take a train from La Spezia to Nice via Genova Piazza Principe, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 5 h. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from La Spezia to Nice 6 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

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 La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from La Spezia Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $36
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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La Spezia to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Nice station.

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La Spezia to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Nice-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Nice is 303 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from La Spezia to Nice.

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