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There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Valencia by train, bus and ferry, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$164 - $211

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Valence 627.2 miles

$28

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Train via Marseille-St-Charles  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Estacio del Nord Tlg / ...

$146 - $208

Bus and ferry  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Valencia

$107 - $161

Bus  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Niza to Valencia

$62 - $97

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Valencia 627.8 miles

$130 - $200

Fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Valencia (VLC) NCE - VLC

$93 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Valencia is to rideshare which costs 24€ and takes 11 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Valencia is to fly which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Valencia via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

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The distance between Nice and Valencia is 790 km. The road distance is 1004.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 12 h 12 min and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 12 min to get from Nice to Valencia, including transfers.

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Nice to Valencia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Niza station.

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Nice to Valencia train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Valencia is to train which takes 12 h 12 min and costs 140€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 18 h 51 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 494 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 12 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Valencia, Spain?

You can take a train from Nice to Valencia via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants in around 12 h 12 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Nice to Valencia twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 17 h 31 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Niza to Valencia
Ave. Duration
17 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Valence
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Valencia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Nice to Valencia bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Valencia station.

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Nice to Valencia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Valencia is 1004 km. It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to drive from Nice to Valencia.

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Air France, Air Europa, Swiss and eight other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Valencia Airport.

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Book your Nice to Valencia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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There are 1761+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nice and Valencia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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