There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Italy by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Fly to Rome  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO

$54 - $184

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Bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Genoa, Genoa N728 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Rome 510 / ...

$49 - $79

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Fly to Naples  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Naples (NAP) NCE - NAP

$58 - $279

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$83 - $162

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

$77 - $114

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Savona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Rome Tiburtina

$110 - $152

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Rome 439.7 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Italy is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Italy is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Italy. However, there are services departing from Gare Thiers and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Nice, Nice, Genoa, Genoa and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Italy. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 56 min.

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The distance between Nice and Italy is 454 km. The road distance is 703.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Italy without a car is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 70€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Nice to Italy, including transfers.

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

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Nice to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Italy is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 45€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 7 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Italy.
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  • Distance: 283.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Italy?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Nice to Rome 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 56 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Nice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Nice to Naples via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$30 - $45
Website
thello.com
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 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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

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

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Nice to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Italy is 703 km. It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to drive from Nice to Italy.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 568+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $52 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 6€.

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