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

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Bus via Siena  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Siena to Florence 1509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Nice N758 / ...

€29 - €42

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Train  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Buonconvento to Grosseto Re
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Ventimiglia Ic

€41 - €72

Bus  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Buonconvento to Firenze Autostazione B23
  2. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Nice - Ferber Reggio Calabria - Antibes

€39 - €47

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Montalcino to Nice 553.9 km

€70 - €110

Train to Florence, fly  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Buonconvento to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE) FLR - NCE

€84 - €255

Train, train to Rome, fly  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Buonconvento to Grosseto
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Roma Termini
  3. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

€53 - €261

Montalcino to Nice by bus

The bus journey time between Montalcino and Nice is around 12h 18m and covers a distance of around 534 km. The fastest bus normally takes 8h 29m. Operated by Tiemme Spa, FlixBus and Gruppo Di Maio, the Montalcino to Nice bus service departs from Montalcino Stazione Es and arrives in Nice. Typically 10 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
12h 18m
Fastest bus time:
8h 29m
Bus distance:
534 km
Buses per week:
10
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:27
Last bus departs at:
14:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montalcino to Nice bus schedules

Italy → France
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nice is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from France.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montalcino to Nice is to bus via Siena which costs €28 - €45 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Montalcino to Nice is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montalcino to Nice. However, there are services departing from Montalcino Stazione Es and arriving at Nice via Buonconvento, Siena and Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 12m.

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The distance between Montalcino and Nice is 349 km. The road distance is 553.9 km.

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The best way to get from Montalcino to Nice without a car is to bus via Siena which takes 10h 12m and costs €28 - €45.

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It takes approximately 10h 12m to get from Montalcino to Nice, including transfers.

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Montalcino to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Siena station.

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The best way to get from Montalcino to Nice is to bus via Siena which takes 10h 12m and costs €28 - €45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €75 and takes 10h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Montalcino to Nice.
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  • Distance: 348.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 12m

What companies run services between Montalcino, Italy and Nice, France?

You can take a bus from Montalcino to Nice via Buonconvento, Siena, and Florence in around 10h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montalcino to Nice via Buonconvento, Buonconvento, Grosseto, and Ventimiglia in around 10h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Florence to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €800
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Florence to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Train operators
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 Buonconvento to Grosseto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €11
Train from Buonconvento to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Grosseto to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €25
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €25
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 Grosseto to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Train from Grosseto to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
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 Grosseto to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€16 - €23
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena to Florence
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Siena Station to Firenze, Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Montalcino to Nice is 554 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Montalcino to Nice.

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