There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Milan by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec

$28 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Milan Ouibus / ...

$21 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Milan

$34 - $86

Rideshare  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Milan 202.3 miles

$21 - $23

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Milan 202.7 miles

$45 - $75

Fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Milan Linate (LIN) NCE - LIN

$108 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Milan is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Milan is to drive which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The distance between Nice and Milan is 248 km. The road distance is 324 km.

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The train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Milan, Italy?

SNCF operates a train from Nice to Milan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Nice to Milan once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$55 - $85
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 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Genoa to Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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