There are 9 ways to get from Nice to Greece by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Nice to Athens  •  5 h 40 min

  1. NCE - ATH

$107 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus Ruse Bus  •  38 h 35 min

$29 - $45

7 alternative options

Fly Nice to Irakleion  •  6 h 56 min

  1. NCE - HER

$158 - $449

Fly Nice to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 39 min

  1. NCE - SKG

$105 - $320

Train to Marseille, fly to Irakleion  •  8 h 9 min

  1. MRS - HER

$188 - $710

Train, bus and ferry  •  26 h 21 min

  1. Ec
  2. Fr
  3. 601

$214 - $336

Bus Eurolines FR  •  37 h 50 min

$196 - $277

Train  •  45 h 4 min

  1. Ec
  2. Fr
  3. En
  4. En
  5. AVE
  6. 601

$175 - $329

Drive  •  23 h 41 min

  1. 1521.6 miles

$360 - $550

What companies run services between Nice, France and Greece?

Air France, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Nice to Athens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Athens via Belgrade and Beograd in around 37 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$50 - $60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Nice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
25 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Greece is 1333 km. The road distance is 2435 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Greece is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 38 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 90€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Greece. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Athens via Milano Centrale, Bologna C.Le, Villach Hbf, Beograd and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Greece. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Nice to Greece, including transfers.