There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure by train, bus or car

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Thello, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe R
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg / ...

$24 - $42

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Bus Lirosi Linee  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Genova

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Genova
  2. Take the bus from Genova to San Lorenzo 75T / ...

$51 - $73

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia R
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg

$21 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure 143.5 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at San Lorenzo via Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at S.Margherita Ligure Portofino via Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Nice and Santa Margherita Ligure is 171 km. The road distance is 229.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure without a car is to Thello and train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure, including transfers.

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Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure train services, operated by Thello, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure is to Thello and train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, arrive at San Lorenzo station.

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Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at S.Margherita Ligure Portofino station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure.
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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure via Genova Piazza Principe in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure via Genova in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from Ventimiglia to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$23 - $27
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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure.

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