There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare by bus, train or car

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

Bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Genova
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso Reg / ...

$55 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to La Spezia

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia R
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Monterosso Ic / ...

$34 - $70

Train via Genova Brignole  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia R
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Brignole Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso Reg / ...

$25 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Monterosso al Mare 181.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare is to bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Monterosso al Mare. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Monterosso via Ventimiglia and Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Nice and Monterosso al Mare is 198 km. The road distance is 290.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare, including transfers.

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Nice to Monterosso al Mare train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs 28€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Nice to Monterosso al Mare train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Monterosso station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Monterosso al Mare is 291 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Nice to Monterosso al Mare.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Monterosso al Mare.
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  • Distance: 123.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Monterosso al Mare, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to Monterosso al Mare via Ventimiglia and Genova Piazza Principe in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Nice to Monterosso al Mare 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
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 Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
thello.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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