There are 4 ways to get from Nice to Varenna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino Re_8

$34 - $94

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Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Varenna-Esino

$66 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Varenna 249.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) NCE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$93 - $294

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Varenna is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Varenna is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Nice and Varenna is 302 km. The road distance is 399 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Nice to Varenna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Varenna-Esino via Savona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Varenna Esino via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Varenna, Italy?

You can take a train from Nice to Varenna via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Varenna via Savona in around 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Nice to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus Perego
Phone
+39 0342 70 12 00
Email
orari@busperego.com
Website
busperego.com
Bus from Savona to Varenna-Esino
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
busperego.com

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