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There are 4 ways to get from Nice to La Spezia by train, bus or car

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Thello, train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$42 - $57

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to La Spezia

$19 - $24

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale Ic

$37 - $57

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Nice to La Spezia 188.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to La Spezia is to bus which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to La Spezia is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice and arriving at La Spezia. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Nice and La Spezia is 210 km. The road distance is 301.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to La Spezia without a car is to Thello and train which takes 4h 38m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Nice to La Spezia, including transfers.

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Nice to La Spezia bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Nice station.

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

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The best way to get from Nice to La Spezia is to Thello and train which takes 4h 38m and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 5h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 131 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Nice, France and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to La Spezia via Genova Piazza Principe in around 4h 38m. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Nice to La Spezia 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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Nice to La Spezia bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at La Spezia station.

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Nice to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to La Spezia is 302 km. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Nice to La Spezia.

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