There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Venice by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly from Nice  •  4h 13m

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

44€ - 122€

Cheapest option

Bus via Mestre  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Mestre 523

35€ - 49€

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Train to Marseille, fly  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE

57€ - 235€

Train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

44€ - 115€

Train via Milan  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia 8977 / ...

40€ - 103€

Bus  •  13h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Venezia Si

Drive  •  5h 30m

  1. Drive from Nice to Venice 576.2 km

75€ - 120€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Venice is to bus via Mestre which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Venice is to fly which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Venice. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Venice via Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 6m.

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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 Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 6m.

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The distance between Nice and Venice is 445 km. The road distance is 576.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Venice without a car is to train which takes 8h 6m and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Nice to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Nice to Venice train services, operated by Thello, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs 40€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 8h 6m, you could also bus via Mestre, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Venice.
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  • Distance: 445.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

easyJet flies from Nice to Venice once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Venice via Genova P.Za Principe in around 8h 6m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Train from Nice Ville to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Thello
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Thello
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 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€
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Mestre
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Nice Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Nice to Venice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Mestre 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 576 km. It takes approximately 5h 30m to drive from Nice to Venice.

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easyJet offers flights from Nice Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Nice to Venice train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Nice to Venice bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 3329+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to tram which takes 30 min and costs 2€.

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