There are 6 ways to get from Sanremo to Nice by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Thello  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the Thello from San Remo to Nice Ville Ec / ...

$18

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Rideshare  •  1 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Sanremo to Nice 35.9 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville Hotelzug / ...

$9 - $22

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Nice

$3 - $5

Line 2 bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Ospedaletti to Ventimiglia 2
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville Hotelzug / ...

$9 - $19

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Nice 35.8 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Nice is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Nice is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sanremo and arriving at Nice. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Remo and arriving at Nice Ville. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Sanremo and Nice is 43 km. The road distance is 57.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Nice without a car is to Thello which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 15€.

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The Thello from San Remo to Nice Ville takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sanremo to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Sanremo station.

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

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Nice is to Thello which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 15€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 4€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Sanremo to Nice.
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  • Distance: 26.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Thello operates a train from Sanremo to Nice 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Sanremo to Nice 6 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from San Remo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Website
thello.com
Standard
$18
First
$24
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
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 Sanremo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$18
First
$24
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 San Remo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$18
First
$24
Train from Sanremo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from San Remo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Standard
$18
First
$24
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Sanremo to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Riviera Trasporti
Phone
0183 7001
Email
info@rivieratrasporti.it
Website
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from Ospedaletti to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Sanremo to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Sanremo to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Nice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanremo to Nice is 57 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Sanremo to Nice.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Sanremo and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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