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There are 9 ways to get from Nice to Venice by car, plane, train or bus

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Drive to Marseille, fly to Venice  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Nice to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE

50€ - 253€

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Bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Venice Mestre 1922

32€ - 42€

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Fly Nice to Venice  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE

40€ - 202€

Fly Nice to Verona, train  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Verona (VRN) NCE - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

60€ - 238€

Fly Nice to Trieste, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Trieste (TRS) NCE - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

60€ - 258€

Train to Lyon, fly to Venice  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE

181€ - 422€

Train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

45€ - 133€

Bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Venezia Si

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Nice to Venice 570.6 km

70€ - 110€

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The cost-effective way to get from Nice to Venice is to bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Venice is to drive and fly which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice station to Venice. However, there are services departing from Station J.C. Bermond and arriving at Venezia via Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Venice. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Ventimiglia and Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 11m.

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The distance between Nice and Venice is 445 km. The road distance is 570.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Venice without a car is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs 45€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Nice to Venice, including transfers.

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Nice to Venice bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs 35€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 9h 11m, you could also bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Venice.
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  • Distance: 445.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

easyJet flies from Nice to Venice twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Venice via Ventimiglia and Genova P.Za Principe in around 9h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20€ - 100€
Flights from Nice to Verona via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Flights from Nice to Verona via Olbia
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Nice to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Nice to Verona via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
290€ - 370€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Verona via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
18€ - 160€
Train operators
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140€ - 260€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
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 Nice Airport to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Nice to Venezia
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Nice to Venice bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Venezia station.

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Nice to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Venice is 571 km. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Nice to Venice.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to tram which takes 25 min and costs 2€.

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