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

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Fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Nice (NCE) AGP - NCE

57€ - 677€

3 alternative options

Train  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Marseille St Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

169€ - 299€

Bus  •  26h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Niza

138€ - 198€

Drive  •  15h 31m

  1. Drive from Málaga to Nice 1623.7 km

160€ - 250€

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Nice is to fly which costs 55€ - 700€ and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Nice is to fly which costs 55€ - 700€ and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Nice. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Congrès / Promenade via Madrid and Aéroport / Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Nice. However, there are services departing from Malaga Maria Zambrano and arriving at Nice Ville via Zaragoza-Delicias and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 1m.

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The distance between Málaga and Nice is 1258 km. The road distance is 1623.7 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Nice without a car is to train which takes 15h 1m and costs 160€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Málaga to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Málaga to Nice train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Nice is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs 55€ - 700€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 300€ and takes 15h 1m, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 26h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Nice.
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  • Distance: 1257.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

Iberia, Volotea and seven other airlines fly from Málaga to Nice every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Málaga to Nice via Zaragoza-Delicias and Marseille St Charles in around 15h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 480€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 100€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malaga to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
80€ - 110€
Promo+
85€ - 95€
Flexible
110€ - 150€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
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 42m
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.

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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
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 Malaga to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Niza
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Nice is 1624 km. It takes approximately 15h 31m to drive from Málaga to Nice.

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Volotea, Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and four other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 5782+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 9€ - 300€.

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