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There are 8 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 to Athens  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Athens (ATH) NCE - ATH

$107 - $327

Cheapest option

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Thessaloniki (SKG) NCE - SKG

$105 - $320

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Fly to Heraklion  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Heraklion (HER) NCE - HER

$158 - $449

Train, bus and ferry  •  26h 34m

  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 train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Rv / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  5. Take the train from Kalambaka to Athens

$199 - $343

Bus Lasta  •  36h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$110 - $141

Bus Georg  •  38h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$233 - $325

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  45h 21m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Fier
  3. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$152 - $216

Drive  •  23h 41m

  1. Drive from Nice to Athens 1521.6 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Greece is to bus which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 36h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Greece is to fly which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 5h 40m.

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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 36h 59m.

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The distance between Nice and Greece is 1333 km. The road distance is 2434.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Greece without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 26h 34m and costs 170€ - 300€.

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

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Nice to Greece bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Nice station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Greece is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs 90€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 36h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Nice to Greece bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Greece.
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  • Distance: 833.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Nice to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Athens via Beograd in around 36h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Heraklion via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$19 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$27 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$37 - $43
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$46 - $51
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Nice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
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
29h 20m
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
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net

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Greece is 1h ahead of Nice. It is currently 10:32 PM in Nice and 11:32 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Greece is 2435 km. It takes approximately 23h 41m to drive from Nice to Greece.

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Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $51 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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