There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Corniglia by train, bus 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

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$34 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$20 - $32

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale Ic

$42 - $68

Bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to La Spezia

$21 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Corniglia 189.9 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Corniglia is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Corniglia is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Nice and Corniglia is 201 km. The road distance is 303.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Nice to Corniglia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Corniglia. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Corniglia via Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Corniglia, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to Corniglia via Genova Piazza Principe and La Spezia Centrale in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Nice to Corniglia 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 50 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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $30
Trenitalia Intercity

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 La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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