There are 6 ways to get from Rome to French Riviera by train, bus, night bus or plane

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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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Antibes Ec

$85 - $154

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Night bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rome to Nice, Nice N523

$53 - $89

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Antibes Ec

$82 - $113

Bus  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$66 - $87

Fly to Nice, line 31 bus, travel  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
  3. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Fly to Genoa, train  •  9 h 22 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 Ventimiglia to Antibes

$72 - $318

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to French Riviera is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 24 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 9 h 22 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 44 min and costs 70€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 44 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 44 min and costs 70€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 24 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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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 2141+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $87 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: 10 h 44 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 Milano Centrale, Antibes, Gare Routiere, and Gare Routiere in around 10 h 44 min. Alternatively, Eurolines IT operates a bus from Rome to French Riviera 6 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 9 h 29 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Sestri Ponente to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Antibes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
thello.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
Night bus from Rome to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Envibus
Phone
04 89 87 72
Email
envibus@agglo-casa[.fr
Website
envibus.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
envibus-api.koezio.com

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