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There are 5 ways to get from Rome to French Riviera by plane, train or bus

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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Fly to Nice, travel  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE
  2. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

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Bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Florence, Florence 518 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice N758

$50 - $92

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA) FCO - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponente to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Antibes

$70 - $316

Train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Antibes Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$79 - $112

Train, bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pisa to Antibes

$53 - $83

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to French Riviera is to train and bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to French Riviera is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The distance between Rome and French Riviera is 490 km.

The best way to get from Rome to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 10 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Rome to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rome to French Riviera is to train which takes 10 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 17 min.

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

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Alitalia and easyJet offer flights from Rome Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 1925+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 306.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Rome to French Riviera via Ventimiglia, Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione, Gare de Antibes, Gare Routiere, and Gare Routiere in around 10 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to French Riviera via Florence, Florence, Nice, Nice, Aéroport T.2, Aéroport T.1, Nice Airport, Antibes, Ch. Du Puy, and Gare Routiere in around 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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 Ponente to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
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 Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
thello.com
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 Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
regiojet.com
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Pisa to Antibes
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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