There are 9 ways to get from Nice to Croatia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Split  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Split (SPU) NCE - SPU

$110 - $330

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Rijeka 406
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb

$64 - $109

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Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zagreb (ZAG) NCE - ZAG

$107 - $277

Fly to Zadar  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zadar (ZAD) NCE - ZAD

$121 - $431

Fly to Venice  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE

$92 - $707

Train, bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 402
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$95 - $244

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zagreb

$110 - $160

Train  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$110 - $208

Drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Zagreb 587.3 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Croatia is to bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 18 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Croatia is to fly which costs 90€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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The distance between Nice and Croatia is 798 km. The road distance is 939.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 26 min and costs 80€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Nice to Croatia, including transfers.

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Nice to Croatia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Croatia is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs 90€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 15 h 57 min, you could also train, which costs 90€ - 180€ and takes 16 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 498.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Croatia?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Nice to Split every 4 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Nice to Zagreb once a week. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 15 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Nice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Nice to Croatia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Nice to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Croatia is 940 km. It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to drive from Nice to Croatia.

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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Nice to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Nice to Croatia bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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