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There are 10 ways to get from Nice to Fossa by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Genoa  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina Fa
  3. Take the bus from Roma to L'Aquila - Hotel Amiternum

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Fly Nice to Rome, bus  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO
  2. Take the bus from Roma to L'Aquila - Hotel Amiternum

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Bus  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Genoa 482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 510 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to L'Aquila

Train, bus  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to L'Aquila

Train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina Fa
  3. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Terni Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Terni to L'aquila Re

Night bus, bus  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Nice to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N523
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to L'Aquila

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Nice to Fossa 802.2 km

Drive to Marseille, fly to Rome Ciampino, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Nice to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MRS - CIA
  3. Take the bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to L'Aquila

Train to Genoa, fly to Rome, bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO
  3. Take the bus from Roma to L'Aquila - Hotel Amiternum

Fly Nice to Naples, train, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Naples (NAP) NCE - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
  3. Take the bus from Roma to L'Aquila - Hotel Amiternum
France → Italy
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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
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  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fossa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fossa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Fossa is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Jan 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Nice to Fossa is to drive and fly and bus, which costs €75 - €210 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Fossa is to drive and fly and bus which costs €75 - €210 and takes 6h 50m.

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The distance between Nice and Fossa is 530 km. The road distance is 802.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Fossa without a car is to train and bus via Genoa which takes 11h 34m and costs €90 - €240.

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It takes approximately 11h 34m to get from Nice to Fossa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nice to Fossa is to bus which takes 13h 12m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €90 - €260 and takes 13h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Fossa is 802 km. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Nice to Fossa.

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Alitalia, Wizz Air and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Fossa. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Fossa.
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  • Distance: 529.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 34m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Fossa, Abruzzo, Italy?

You can take a bus from Nice to Fossa via Genoa, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, and L'Aquila in around 13h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Fossa via Ventimiglia, Genova P.Za Principe, Roma Tiburtina, Terni, and L'aquila in around 13h 56m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Nice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €150
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€10 - €110
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Train operators
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Terni
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Terni to L'aquila
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Terni
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Bus operators
BonelliBus s.a.s.
Phone
+39 0541662069
Website
bonellibus.it
Bus from Roma to L'Aquila - Hotel Amiternum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €11
Schedules at
bonellibus.it
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 Genoa
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nice to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to L'Aquila
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Nice to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
TUA Abruzzo
Phone
085.43212
Email
info@tuabruzzo.it
Website
tuabruzzo.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to L'Aquila
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
tuabruzzo.it

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