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There are 4 ways to get from Roma Termini to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

€44 - €237

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Nice N523

€32 - €42

2 alternative options

Train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic

€44 - €70

Drive  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Roma Termini to Nice 698.2 km

€85 - €130

Roma Termini to Nice by train

The train journey time between Roma Termini and Nice is around 15h 22m and covers a distance of around 667 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 28m. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity, SNCF and Thello, the Roma Termini to Nice train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 22m
Fastest train time:
14h 28m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€44
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:57
Last train departs at:
15:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Roma Termini to Nice train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice is mandatory.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Roma Termini to Nice is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Roma Termini to Nice is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs €40 - €240.

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No, there is no direct train from Roma Termini to Nice. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Nice Ville via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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The distance between Roma Termini and Nice is 472 km. The road distance is 698.2 km.

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The best way to get from Roma Termini to Nice without a car is to train which takes 9h 1m and costs €40 - €75.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Roma Termini to Nice, including transfers.

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Roma Termini to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Roma Termini to Nice is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs €40 - €240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €75 and takes 9h 1m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Roma Termini to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Map of how to get from Roma Termini to Nice.
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  • Distance: 471.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Roma Termini, Italy and Nice, France?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Roma Termini to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 7h 33m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Roma Termini to Nice is 698 km. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Roma Termini to Nice.

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The best way to get from Roma Termini to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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