There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Merano by train, bus, car or plane

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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Thello, bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  3. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Merano

$114 - $163

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Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Milan, Milan 492
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Meran 407

$37 - $66

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Reg / ...

$111 - $186

Train SNCF  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Bolzano/Bozen R

$99 - $161

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Merano 380.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Munich, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Munich (MUC) NCE - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano

$162 - $362

Fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bolzano/Bozen

$107 - $338

Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Innsbruck (INN) NCE - INN
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vipiteno
  3. Take the train from Vipiteno to Merano

$165 - $545

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Merano. However, there are services departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Meran via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Nice and Merano is 449 km. The road distance is 608.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Merano without a car is to Thello and bus which takes 9 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to get from Nice to Merano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Merano is to train which takes 10 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Nice to Merano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Meran station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Merano is 609 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Nice to Merano.

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Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Nice Airport to Munich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Merano.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 54 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to Merano via Milano Centrale, Verona Porta Nuova, and Bolzano in around 10 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Merano via Milan, Milan in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Nice to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Nice to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Nice to Innsbruck via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nice to Innsbruck via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
thello.com
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Vipiteno to Merano
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
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 Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Merano
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vipiteno
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Meran
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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