There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Nice  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Athens (ATH) NCE - ATH

$107 - $327

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Train to Marseille, fly  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Athens (ATH) MRS - ATH

$127 - $398

Bus, bus and ferry Portokalidis Tours  •  25 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Bologna
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens

$228 - $328

Train, bus and ferry  •  26 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$202 - $325

Train, car ferry, bus  •  45 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Verona Porta Nuova R
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Venezia to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$181 - $440

Bus, bus and ferry Florentia Bus  •  45 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Savona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$147 - $189

Train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Innsbruck Hbf R / ...
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$212 - $328

Drive  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Athens 1521.6 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Athens is to fly which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Athens is to fly which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Nice and Athens is 1520 km. The road distance is 2434.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Nice to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Athens. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Athens via Autostazione, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Athens. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Αθήνα via Innsbruck Hbf, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Athens, Greece?

Air France, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines fly from Nice to Athens every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Athens via Innsbruck Hbf, Beograd, Thessaloniki, and Θεσσαλονίκη in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nice Ville to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Nice Ville to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Savona
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
Ave. Duration
29 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$313 - $316
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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