There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Switzerland by plane, 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

Fly to Geneva  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$43 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Turin, Torino 404
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Zurich Ouibus / ...

$41 - $94

6 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL

$45 - $172

Fly to Zurich  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

$78 - $258

Train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$82 - $133

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zurich

$62 - $131

Train via Zug(CH)  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
  3. Take the train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen 5

$108 - $198

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Zürich 377.7 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Nice, France and Switzerland?

Swiss and easyJet fly from Nice to Geneva 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Zürich via Milano Centrale, Zuerich Hb, and Zürich HB in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Torino to Zurigo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Eurolines IT

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Switzerland is 352 km. The road distance is 604 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Switzerland is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Switzerland is to fly which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 35€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Nice to Switzerland, including transfers.