There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Fira by plane, ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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 Santorini  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Santorini (JTR) NCE - JTR

$150 - $440

6 alternative options

Fly to Irakleion, ferry  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Irakleion (HER) NCE - HER
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$224 - $542

Train, bus and ferry, bus, Catamaran  •  35 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Katerini
  4. Take the bus from Katerini to Peiraias
  5. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$325 - $471

Drive, carferry, Catamaran  •  35 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Ancona
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Drive from Patras to Piraeus
  4. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$270 - $593

Bus Union Ivkoni, ferry  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$211 - $287

Thello, bus and ferry, bus, carferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Savona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens
  4. Take the carferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$205 - $319

Bus Georg, ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini

$312 - $403

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Fira is 1740 km.

The best way to get from Nice to Fira without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus and Catamaran which takes 35 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Nice to Fira, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Fira is 1 h ahead of Nice. It is currently 3:56 AM in Nice and 4:56 AM in Fira.

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Condor Flugdienst and five other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1314+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $103 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 .

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Map of how to get from Nice to Fira.
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  • Distance: 1087.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Fira, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and nine other airlines fly from Nice to Fira 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Nice to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Katerini
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Katerini to Peiraias
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Union Ivkoni
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Nice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $130
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$90 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$96 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$111 - $114
2 bed inside cabin
$292 - $296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$35 - $50

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