There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Varenna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 38 min

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

$58 - $92

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Thello, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$50 - $79

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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 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Varenna 249.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Milan Linate (LIN) NCE - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$114 - $414

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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 38 min.

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Varenna without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Nice to Varenna, including transfers.

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Nice to Varenna bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Varenna train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Varenna is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Nice to Varenna bus services, operated by Bus Perego, arrive at Varenna-Esino station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Varenna.
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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Varenna via Savona in around 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
thello.com
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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Nice to Varenna train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Varenna Esino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Varenna is 399 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Nice to Varenna.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Nice Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 2949+ hotels available in Varenna. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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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 .

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