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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Nice by plane, train, bus, night bus 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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Fly to Nice  •  4 h 22 min

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

$56 - $190

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 25 min

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

$40 - $70

6 alternative options

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7 h 5 min

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

$65 - $306

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Genova Piazza Principe Fa
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Rv / ...

$76 - $129

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic

$74 - $102

Bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Pisa 594 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pisa to Nice

$82 - $129

Train, bus  •  12 h 19 min

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

$49 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Nice 439.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Nice is to night bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Nice is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Rome and arriving at Nice, Nice. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Nice. However, there are services departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Genova Piazza Principe and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rome and Nice is 472 km. The road distance is 703.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Nice without a car is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Rome to Nice, including transfers.

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Rome to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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Rome to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Nice is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 7 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 11 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Nice.
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  • Distance: 294.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Nice, France?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Rome to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Nice via Genova Piazza Principe, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 7 h 55 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
Monday, 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 Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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
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 Tiburtina to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rome to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Pisa to Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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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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Rome to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Rome to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Nice is 703 km. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Rome to Nice.

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

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Book your Rome to Nice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4052+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $69 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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