There are 7 ways to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Geneva  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$39 - $118

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Fly to Basel  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL

$40 - $163

Fly to Zurich  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

$75 - $242

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Zurich N508

$43 - $74

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$96 - $155

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zurich

$59 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Zürich 382 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland is to fly which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from St-Laurent-du-Var and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Ventimiglia, Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

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The distance between Nice Airport (NCE) and Switzerland is 358 km. The road distance is 611.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 56 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St-Laurent-du-Var station.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland is to fly which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 30€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 8 h 56 min, you could also train, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 10 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 223.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Nice Airport (NCE), France and Switzerland?

easyJet and Swiss fly from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nice Airport (NCE) to Zürich 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland is 611 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Switzerland.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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