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There are 6 ways to get from Padua to Nice by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nice (NCE) VCE - NCE

$53 - $299

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Padua, Padova to Milan, Milan 400 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice 492

$33 - $57

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$54 - $124

Train, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Nice

$76 - $124

Train, night train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  2. Take the night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Nice Ville R

$51 - $104

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Nice 340.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Padua to Nice is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padua to Nice is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Padua to Nice. However, there are services departing from Padua, Padova and arriving at Nice, Nice via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Padua to Nice. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Padua and Nice is 412 km. The road distance is 545 km.

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The best way to get from Padua to Nice without a car is to train which takes 7 h 44 min and costs 45€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Padua to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Padua to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Padova station.

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The best way to get from Padua to Nice is to train which takes 7 h 44 min and costs 45€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Padua to Nice.
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  • Distance: 257.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Padua to Nice via Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 7 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Padua to Nice via Milan, Milan in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 Padova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Padova to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Padova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Padova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Padua, Padova to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Verona to Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Padua to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padua to Nice is 545 km. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Padua to Nice.

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easyJet, Alitalia, Swiss and Hop! offer flights from Venice Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Padua to Nice bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 3946+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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