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There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Saignon by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière Mouret Aix-en-Provence to Gare Routière Apt

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Gare Routière to Aix en Provence - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière Mouret Aix-en-Provence to Gare Routière Apt

Train, bus via Avignon

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Gare T.G.V Avignon to Gare Routière Apt

Bus via Digne-les-Bains

  1. Take the bus from Gare CP Nice to Digne les Bains - Gare CP Digne les Bains
  2. Take the bus from Digne les Bains - Gare Routière to Apt - Gare Routière

Drive

  1. Drive from Nice to Saignon

Nice to Saignon by bus

1 Weekly Buses
6h 20m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Saignon is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Saignon is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Saignon. However, there are services departing from Nice - Gare Routière and arriving at Centre Saignon via Gare Routière Mouret Aix-en-Provence and Gare Routière Apt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Nice and Saignon is 149 km. The road distance is 237.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Saignon without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs €100 - €160.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Nice to Saignon, including transfers.

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Nice to Saignon bus services, operated by Zou! LER, depart from Nice - Gare Routière station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Saignon is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs €100 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 20m.

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Nice to Saignon bus services, operated by Zou! BdR & Vaucluse, arrive at Gare Routière Apt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Saignon is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Nice to Saignon.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Saignon.
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  • Distance: 148.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles every 3 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 39m. SNCF also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Saignon via Aix en Provence - Gare Routière, Gare Routière Mouret Aix-en-Provence, and Gare Routière Apt in around 6h 20m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

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Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€25 - €30
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €30
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière to Aix en Provence - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from Avignon - Gare TGV Avignon to Apt - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from Digne les Bains - Gare Routière to Apt - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
Zou! BdR & Vaucluse
Phone
+33 4 32 76 00 40
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Gare Routière Mouret Aix-en-Provence to Gare Routière Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Website
Zou! BdR & Vaucluse
Bus from Gare T.G.V Avignon to Gare Routière Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Website
Zou! BdR & Vaucluse
Zou! CP
Phone
+33 4 97 03 80 80
Email
trainprovence@rtregionsud.fr
Website
cpzou.fr
Bus from Gare CP Nice to Digne les Bains - Gare CP Digne les Bains
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Zou! CP

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