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There are 3 ways to get from Nice to Vallebona by train, bus or car

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Train, line 9 bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Nice Riquier to Ventimiglia Ter
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Bordighera Re / ...
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Bordighera to Vallebona 9

€8 - €23

Cheapest option

Bus, train, line 9 bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Le Port - NICE to Gare Routière - MENTON
  2. Take the train from Menton to Ventimiglia Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Bordighera 2 / ...
  4. Take the line 9 bus from Bordighera to Vallebona 9

€6 - €20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Vallebona 46 km

€5 - €8

France → Italy
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International entry into Italy from France

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vallebona is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vallebona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vallebona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Vallebona is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 37 min.

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The fastest way to get from Nice to Vallebona is to drive. Taking this option will cost €5 - €8 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Nice and Vallebona is 34 km. The road distance is 46 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Vallebona without a car is to train and line 9 bus which takes 2h 29m and costs €7 - €24.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Nice to Vallebona, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Vallebona is 46 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Nice to Vallebona.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Vallebona.
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  • Distance: 34.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Vallebona, Liguria, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Nice to Vallebona. However, you can take the train to Ventimiglia, take the train to Bordighera, take the walk to Bordighera, then take the line 9 bus to Vallebona. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Nice to Vallebona via Gare Routière - MENTON, Menton, Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, and Bordighera in around 3h 51m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Riquier to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Menton to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €13
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 Ventimiglia to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€2 - €3
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€2 - €4
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Menton to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Riviera Trasporti
Phone
0183 7001
Email
info@rivieratrasporti.it
Website
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Bordighera to Vallebona
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Ventimiglia to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ventimiglia to Bordighera
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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