There are 4 ways to get from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer by bus, 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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Line 2 bus, train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Sanremo to Ventimiglia 2
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Villefranche-sur-Mer Les Arcs - Vintimille / ...

7€ - 13€

3 alternative options

Line 12 bus, line 14 bus, train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Riva Ligure to Sanremo 12 / ...
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Sanremo Mercato to Sanremo Borgo 14
  3. Take the train from Sanremo to Ventimiglia Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Villefranche-sur-Mer Ter

9€ - 54€

Line 12 bus, bus, train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Riva Ligure to Sanremo 12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Remo to Nice 523
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Villefranche Sur Mer Ter

15€ - 27€

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer 72.4 km

9€ - 15€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer is to line 2 bus and train which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Riva Ligure and Villefranche-sur-Mer is 48 km. The road distance is 72.4 km.

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The best way to get from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer without a car is to line 2 bus and train which takes 2h 10m and costs 7€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer is 72 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer.

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There are 5098+ hotels available in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer.
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  • Distance: 48.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Riva Ligure, Italy and Villefranche-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France?

There is no direct connection from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer. However, you can take the line 12 bus to Sanremo, take the line 2 bus to Ventimiglia, take the walk to Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione, then take the train to Gare de Villefranche-sur-Mer. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Riva Ligure to Villefranche-sur-Mer via Sanremo, Sanremo Mercato, Sanremo Borgo, Sanremo, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 2h 23m.

Train operators
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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Villefranche-sur-Mer
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
Train from Nice Ville to Villefranche Sur Mer
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 7€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
3€ - 4€
1st Class
1€ - 7€
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 Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
5€ - 7€
Base 2nd Class
7€ - 9€
Base 1st Class
14€ - 16€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Thello
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Riviera Trasporti
Phone
0183 7001
Email
info@rivieratrasporti.it
Website
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
0€
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Riva Ligure to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Sanremo Mercato to Sanremo Borgo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Remo to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR

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