Select from 4 ways to get there

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 SNCF  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Ec
  2. 20 / ...

$91 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. 414 / ...
  2. 191

$69 - $169

5 alternative options

Train via Lugano  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ec

$105 - $173

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. 309.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. NCE - ZRH

$117 - $340

Fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. NCE - GVA

$142 - $336

Fly to Basel, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. NCE - BSL

$113 - $295

What companies run services between Nice, France and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Nice to Swiss Alps via Milano Centrale, Bellinzona, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 10 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Swiss Alps via Milan, Milan, Milan, Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $80
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Swiss Alps is 333 km. The road distance is 496 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Swiss Alps is to drive which takes 5 h 2 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Milan, Milan, Bellinzona, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Nice to Swiss Alps, including transfers.