There are 8 ways to get from Pamplona to Nice by bus, plane, 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 to Biarritz, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Nice (NCE) BIQ - NCE

$114 - $404

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Bus Ouibus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona Coach Station to Bayonne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$42 - $64

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Fly from Pamplona  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Nice (NCE) PNA - NCE

$151 - $426

Bus to San Sebastian, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Hondarribia
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Nice (NCE) EAS - NCE

$118 - $447

Bus, train  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Bayona
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$161 - $241

Bus ALSA  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pamplona to Irún
  2. Take the bus from Irun to Niza

$70 - $109

Train  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Pamplona to San Sebastian A / ...
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$178 - $274

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Pamplona to Nice 611.4 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Pamplona to Nice is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Pamplona to Nice is to bus and fly which costs 95€ - 350€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pamplona to Nice. However, there are services departing from Pamplona and arriving at Congrès / Promenade via Irun and Aéroport / Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pamplona to Nice. However, there are services departing from Pamplona and arriving at Nice Ville via Donostia - San Sebastián, Bentak-Irun, Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 7 min.

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The distance between Pamplona and Nice is 728 km. The road distance is 978.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Nice without a car is to bus and train which takes 15 h 25 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Pamplona to Nice, including transfers.

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Pamplona to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Pamplona Coach Station.

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Pamplona to Nice train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Pamplona station.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Nice is to fly which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 120€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs 150€ - 240€ and takes 17 h 7 min.

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  • Distance: 454.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Pamplona, Spain and Nice, France?

Iberia, Lufthansa and Vueling Airlines fly from Pamplona to Nice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pamplona to Nice via Irún, Irun, Niza, and Aéroport / Promenade in around 15 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Pamplona to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Pamplona to Nice via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pamplona to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from Pamplona to Nice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $140
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $210
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Pamplona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Niza
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Hondarribia
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Pamplona Coach Station to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bayonne to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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

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Pamplona to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Nice - Airport station.

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Pamplona to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pamplona to Nice is 978 km. It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to drive from Pamplona to Nice.

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

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There are 3964+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pamplona to Pamplona Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 2€.

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