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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Milan by train, bus, night train, 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

Thello  •  4 h 35 min

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

$40 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Milan 202.3 miles

$20 - $23

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Milan

$32 - $84

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Milan, Milan 798 / ...

$21 - $33

Night train  •  6 h

  1. Take the night train from Nice Ville to Milano Rogoredo R

$36 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Milan 202.7 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 51 min

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

$108 - $389

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) NCE - MXP

$94 - $273

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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 costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Milan. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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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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The distance between Nice and Milan is 248 km. The road distance is 324.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Milan without a car is to Thello which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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

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Nice to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Milan is to Thello which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Milan.
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  • Distance: 155.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Thello operates a train from Nice to Milan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 3 times a day. 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
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
3 times a day
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Nice Ville to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Nice to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Milan station.

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Nice to Milan train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Milan is 324 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Nice to Milan.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Nice to Milan train tickets online with Loco2.

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There are 4161+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nice and Milan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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