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There are 4 ways to get from Lisbon to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Nice (NCE) LIS - NCE

51€ - 379€

3 alternative options

Train  •  24h 49m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias 197 / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles Ave
  6. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

175€ - 319€

Bus  •  32h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Nice, Nice Airport N1155

91€ - 108€

Drive  •  16h 58m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Nice 1819.2 km

210€ - 320€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Nice is to bus which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 32h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Nice is to fly which costs 50€ - 380€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Nice. However, there are services departing from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Congrès / Promenade via Centre Commercial Cap 3000. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Nice. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Nice Ville via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 49m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Nice is 1476 km. The road distance is 1819.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Nice without a car is to train which takes 24h 49m and costs 170€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Lisbon to Nice, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Nice train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Nice is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs 50€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 320€ and takes 24h 49m, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 32h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1476.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Nice, France?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and three other airlines fly from Lisbon to Nice 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Nice via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, and Marseille St Charles in around 24h 49m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Lisbon to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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€
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
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 Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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Nice is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 12:07 AM in Lisbon and 1:07 AM in Nice.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Nice is 1819 km. It takes approximately 16h 58m to drive from Lisbon to Nice.

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TAP Portugal, Iberia, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4972+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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