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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Berlin by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) NCE - BER

58€ - 220€

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Bus  •  22h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Munich central bus station N728
  2. Take the bus from Munich - Bus station to Berlin - Central Bus Station Munich - Bus station > Nuremberg > Berlin - Bus station / ...

54€ - 86€

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  17h 2m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) NCE - TXL

126€ - 408€

Train  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

294€ - 453€

Train via Basel  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

384€ - 672€

Train via Zürich  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb Ec
  4. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf Ice

236€ - 378€

Drive  •  12h 28m

  1. Drive from Nice to Berlin Hbf 1344.7 km

140€ - 220€

Drive, car train  •  21h 20m

  1. Drive from Nice to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Berlin

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Berlin is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 22h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Berlin is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Massenet and arriving at Berlin - Central Bus Station via Nice Airport and Munich - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Marseille St Charles and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 13m.

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The distance between Nice and Berlin is 1081 km. The road distance is 1344.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 16h 13m and costs 290€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Nice to Berlin, including transfers.

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Nice to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Airport station.

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Nice to Berlin train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Berlin is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs 55€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 290€ - 460€ and takes 16h 13m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 22h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1080.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Nice to Berlin every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Berlin Hbf via Marseille St Charles and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 16h 13m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Tegel via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 170€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Nice to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 210€
Train from Nice Ville to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
150€ - 190€
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
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€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nice-Ville to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nice-Ville to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240€ - 440€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Thello
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 Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Nice Airport to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Berlin - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Nice to Berlin bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Berlin - Central Bus Station.

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Nice to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Berlin is 1345 km. It takes approximately 12h 28m to drive from Nice to Berlin.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to tram which takes 25 min and costs 2€.

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