There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Genoa by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa 492

$11 - $70

5 alternative options

Thello  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe Ec / ...

$22 - $50

Train Trenitalia  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia R
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Brignole Reg / ...

$20 - $41

Train via Menton  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Menton
  2. Take the train from Menton to Genova Piazza Principe R

$21 - $36

Rideshare  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Gênes 124.4 miles

$14

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Genoa 124.8 miles

$30 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Genova Piazza Principe. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Nice and Genoa is 155 km. The road distance is 199.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Genoa without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Nice to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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Nice to Genoa train services, operated by Thello, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Genoa is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Thello, which costs and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Nice to Genoa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Genoa, Genoa station.

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Nice to Genoa train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Genova Piazza Principe station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 97 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Nice to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Thello operates a train from Nice to Genoa twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Menton
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$7
First
$10
Train from Menton to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Genova
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Gênes
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Genoa is 200 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Nice to Genoa.

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Book your Nice to Genoa bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nice and Genoa. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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