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There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Cannes by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Cannes Ter / ...

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Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Cannes 33.6 km

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Cannes 492 / ...

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nice to Cannes 33.7 km

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Cannes 33.7 km

Nice to Cannes by train

The train journey time between Nice and Cannes is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 31 km. Operated by SNCF and TGV inOui, the Nice to Cannes train service departs from Nice Ville and arrives in Cannes. Typically 407 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

407 Weekly Trains
42 min Average Duration
€5 Cheapest Price
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Nice → Cannes
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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Cannes is to rideshare which costs €3 and takes 44 min.

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The fastest way to get from Nice to Cannes is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs €120 - €150.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice and arriving at Cannes. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Cannes. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Nice and Cannes is 26 km. The road distance is 33.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs €5 - €27.

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The train from Nice Ville to Cannes takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Cannes is to train which takes 42 min and costs €5 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €7 and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 26.5 km
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Cannes, France?

SNCF operates a train from Nice Ville to Cannes every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €17 and the journey takes 42 min. TGV inOui also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nice to Cannes twice daily. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Cannes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nice Ville to Cannes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€15 - €19
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice to Cannes
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Cannes
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Nice to Cannes
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Taxi Riviera
Phone
+33 4 93 13 78 78
Website
taxis-nice.fr
Taxi Nice Côte d'Azur
Phone
+33 6 62 83 68 14
Alunni Claude
Phone
+33 9 80 34 94 12

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Cannes is 34 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Nice to Cannes.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nice and Cannes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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