There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Sète by bus, train, 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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Bus Isilines  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Montpellier

$28 - $46

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Montpellier 768

$21 - $34

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Sete Ic

$66 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Sète 222.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Montpellier  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Montpellier (MPL) NCE - MPL

$82 - $308

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Toulouse (TLS) NCE - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sete

$86 - $236

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Sète. However, there are services departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Sète - Quai Noel Guignon via Montpellier - Station Sabines. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Sète. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Sete via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Nice and Sète is 290 km. The road distance is 356.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Sète without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Nice to Sète, including transfers.

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

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Nice to Sète train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Sète is to bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Nice to Sète bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Sète.
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  • Distance: 181.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Sète, France?

Isilines operates a bus from Nice to Sète twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Sète via Marseille-St-Charles in around 6 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Nice to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Sete
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sete
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sete
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Nice to Sète train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Sete station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Sète is 356 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Nice to Sète.

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Hop!, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Nice Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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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 .

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