There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Briançon by bus, train or car

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Bus Lignes Express  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Serres 31
  2. Take the bus from Serres - Gare SNCF to Briançon - Gare SNCF 29

$52 - $76

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Train via Marseille-St-Charles  •  8 h 40 min

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

$81 - $119

Train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Nice CFP to Digne CFP
  2. Take the train from Sisteron to Briancon

$60 - $88

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Claviere 011/1

$67 - $112

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Nice to Briançon 160.2 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Briançon. However, there are services departing from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban and arriving at Briançon - Gare SNCF via Serres - Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Briançon. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Briancon via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Nice and Briançon is 142 km. The road distance is 256.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Briançon without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Nice to Briançon, including transfers.

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Nice to Briançon bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban station.

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Nice to Briançon train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Briançon is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 40 min.

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Nice to Briançon bus services, operated by Lignes Express, arrive at Briançon - Gare SNCF station.

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Nice to Briançon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Briancon station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Briançon.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France?

You can take a bus from Nice to Briançon via Serres and Serres - Gare SNCF in around 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Briançon via Marseille-St-Charles in around 8 h 40 min.

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 Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Briancon
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Sisteron to Briancon
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train Provence
Website
trainprovence.com
Train from Nice CFP to Digne CFP
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
tourisme.trainprovence.com
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Serres
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Bus from Serres - Gare SNCF to Briançon - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Briançon is 256 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Nice to Briançon.

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