There are 4 ways to get from Marseille to Nice by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Nice 20

$5 - $40

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Nice 124.3 miles

$13 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Nice 123.7 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Nice is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Nice is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Nice is 159 km. The road distance is 198 km.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Nice. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Nice Ville. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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There are 4434+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Nice.
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  • Distance: 99.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Nice, France?

TGV operates a train from Marseille to Nice every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Marseille to Nice twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Lignes Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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.

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
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Marseille - Gare Saint-Charles to Nice - Gare Routière Vauban
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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