There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure by 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$20 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus Lirosi Linee  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Genova

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Train via Ventimiglia  •  5 h 3 min

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

$25 - $52

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Rapallo 75T / ...

$19 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure 143.5 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure is to bus which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 28 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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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Grimaldi and arriving at Santa Margherita Ligure via Nice - Airport, Genova - Principe FS, Genova and Rapallo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 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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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 Aéroport / Promenade, Nice - Airport, Genoa, Genova - Principe FS, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova, and Rapallo in around 5 h 36 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Ventimiglia to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$23 - $28
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $30
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Genova
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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