There are 3 ways to get from Nice to Lake Garda by train, car, plane or car ferry

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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Train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$118 - $163

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Lake Garda 280 miles

$65 - $100

Fly, drive, car ferry  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Verona (VRN) NCE - VRN
  2. Drive from Verona to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$130 - $468

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The distance between Nice and Lake Garda is 347 km. The road distance is 448 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Lake Garda without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Nice to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Verona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Lake Garda is 448 km. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Nice to Lake Garda.

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easyJet, Jet2.com, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 3935+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $74 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 .

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Map of how to get from Nice to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 217.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to Lake Garda via Milano Centrale and Desenzano in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Nice to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it
Ferry operators

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