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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Croatia by plane, 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.

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Fly to Split  •  4h 42m

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

$110 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Zagreb N482

$62 - $107

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Fly to Zagreb  •  7h 22m

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

$107 - $277

Fly to Rijeka  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rijeka (RJK) NCE - RJK

$285 - $1,220

Train, bus  •  15h 31m

  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 907 / ...
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$92 - $236

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zagreb

$100 - $150

Train  •  16h 27m

  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 / ...

$107 - $186

Drive  •  8h 52m

  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 17h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Croatia is to fly which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 4h 42m.

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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 15h 57m.

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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 16h 27m.

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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 15h 31m and costs 80€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m 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 4h 42m and costs 95€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 15h 57m, you could also train, which costs 90€ - 170€ and takes 16h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 498.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Croatia?

Volotea, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Nice to Split once daily. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Nice to Zagreb once a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 15h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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
4h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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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 8h 52m to drive from Nice to Croatia.

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Volotea, Alitalia, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa 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 43+ 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 13m and costs 6€.

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