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There are 7 ways to get from Otranto to Nice by bus, plane, train, night train 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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Bus, fly to Nice  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Nice (NCE) BDS - NCE

83€ - 386€

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Bus via Florence  •  19h

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Florence, Florence N549
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice N523

65€ - 78€

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Bus, fly to Genoa, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Genoa (GOA) BDS - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Ventimiglia

76€ - 202€

Bus, train  •  16h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione 106 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lecce to Milano Centrale Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville Ec

77€ - 222€

Bus  •  24h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - City Terminal 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Sibari
  3. Take the bus from Sibari to Lauria
  4. Take the bus from Lauria to Nice - Ferber

81€ - 106€

Bus, night train, train  •  19h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione 106 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Lecce to Alessandria Ini
  3. Take the train from Alessandria to Nice Ville Ec

99€ - 148€

Drive  •  12h 36m

  1. Drive from Otranto to Nice 1340.5 km

170€ - 260€

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The cheapest way to get from Otranto to Nice is to bus via Florence which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 19h.

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The quickest way to get from Otranto to Nice is to bus and fly which costs 80€ - 390€ and takes 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Otranto to Nice. However, there are services departing from Otranto and arriving at Nice, Nice via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h.

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The distance between Otranto and Nice is 1008 km. The road distance is 1340.5 km.

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The best way to get from Otranto to Nice without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 49m and costs 75€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Otranto to Nice, including transfers.

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Otranto to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Otranto station.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Otranto to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Otranto to Nice is 1340 km. It takes approximately 12h 36m to drive from Otranto to Nice.

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  • Distance: 1007.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Otranto, Apulia, Italy and Nice, France?

You can take a bus from Otranto to Nice via Florence, Florence in around 19h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from Brindisi to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brindisi to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Brindisi to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
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 Genova Sestri Ponen. to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 19€
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 Lecce to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65€ - 95€
Base Standard
110€ - 160€
Base Premium
130€ - 190€
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 Lecce to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
55€ - 85€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Thello
Train from Alessandria to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Lecce to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Bus operators
Salento in bus
Phone
+39 800 242 815, 344/2274620
Email
salentoinbus@provincia.le.it
Website
provincia.le.it
Bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
Bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - City Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
provincia.le.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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Otranto to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Luxair and four other airlines offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Nice Airport.

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