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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Rome by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Nice to Rome  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO

48€ - 436€

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Bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N523

30€ - 40€

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Train to Genoa, fly to Rome  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponen.
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO

77€ - 252€

Fly Nice to Naples, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Naples (NAP) NCE - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

56€ - 412€

Train via Genoa  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina Fb / ...

49€ - 130€

Train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

41€ - 73€

Bus via Genoa  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria 523
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Baltour

39€ - 53€

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Nice to Rome 704.8 km

90€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Rome is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Rome is to fly which costs 45€ - 440€ and takes 4h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Rome. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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The distance between Nice and Rome is 472 km. The road distance is 704.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Rome without a car is to train via Genoa which takes 8h 11m and costs 45€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Nice to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs 45€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can train via Genoa, which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 8h 11m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Rome.
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  • Distance: 471.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

Alitalia, easyJet and Air Corsica fly from Nice to Rome 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Rome via Genova P.Za Principe in around 8h 11m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Nice to Rome via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Nice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponen.
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 19€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 28€
Website
Baltour

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Nice to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Nice to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Tiburtina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Rome is 705 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from Nice to Rome.

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Air Corsica, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Nice to Rome train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Nice to Rome bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 11002+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to tram which takes 26 min and costs 2€.

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