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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Positano by train, subway, bus, night 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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Train  •  11h 27m

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

$129 - $240

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N523
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Positano Marozzi

$64 - $95

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Train, subway  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station Reg / ...
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$98 - $147

Bus  •  20h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento Napoli

$85 - $174

Drive  •  9h 24m

  1. Drive from Nice to Positano 593.9 miles

$140 - $210

Fly Nice to Naples, subway  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Naples (NAP) NCE - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta

$65 - $287

Fly Nice to Rome, train, subway  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta

$76 - $227

Train, train to Genoa, fly to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  3. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Naples (NAP) GOA - NAP
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  5. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$72 - $239

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Positano is to night bus and bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Positano is to fly and subway which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Positano. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Positano Sponda via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi and Sorrento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 14m.

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The distance between Nice and Positano is 686 km. The road distance is 950.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Positano without a car is to train which takes 11h 27m and costs 110€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 11h 27m to get from Nice to Positano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Positano is to train which takes 11h 27m and costs 110€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 20h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Nice to Positano bus services, operated by EAV, arrive at Sorrento station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Positano.
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  • Distance: 428.7 miles
  • Duration: 11h 27m

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

You can take a train from Nice to Positano via Milano Centrale, Napoli Centrale, Napoli Garibaldi, and Castellammare Di Stabia in around 11h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Positano via Naples, Napoli Piazza Garibaldi, and Sorrento in around 20h 14m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
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
4h 48m
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
EAV
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
EAV
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
1h 2m
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
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
EAV
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
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
Marozzi VT

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Positano is 950 km. It takes approximately 9h 24m to drive from Nice to Positano.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 5114+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13m and costs 6€.

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