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There are 5 ways to get from Sanremo to Cannes by train, bus or car

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Thello  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the Thello from San Remo to Cannes

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Nice, Nice 494
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Cannes Hôtel de Ville 210 Express

$10 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$17 - $28

Bus, train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Ventimiglia 2
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$17 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Cannes 57.7 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Cannes is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Cannes is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanremo to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Remo and arriving at Cannes. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sanremo and Cannes is 68 km. The road distance is 92.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Cannes without a car is to Thello which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 12€ - 17€.

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The Thello from San Remo to Cannes takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Sanremo to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sanremo station.

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Sanremo to Cannes train services, operated by Thello, depart from San Remo station.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Cannes is to Thello which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 12€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Sanremo to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Sanremo, Italy and Cannes, France?

Thello operates a train from Sanremo to Cannes 3 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sanremo to Cannes via Nice, Nice and Nice Airport in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from San Remo to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
thello.com
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.

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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 Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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 Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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 Sanremo to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$2
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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Sanremo to Cannes bus services, operated by Lignes D'azur, arrive at Cannes Hôtel de Ville station.

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Sanremo to Cannes train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanremo to Cannes is 92 km. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Sanremo to Cannes.

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