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There are 4 ways to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes by train, bus or car

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Train, Thello  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Cannes

$32 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus, line 18 bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from San Lorenzo to San Martino 75T
  2. Take the line 18 bus from San Martino - Angolo Via Pastore to Genova - Principe FS 18
  3. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice 482 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Cannes Hôtel de Ville

$22 - $51

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$28 - $59

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes 166.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes is to train and Thello which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes. However, there are services departing from San Lorenzo and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via San Martino - Angolo Via Pastore, Genoa, Genoa and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes. However, there are services departing from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino and arriving at Cannes via Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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The distance between Santa Margherita Ligure and Cannes is 196 km. The road distance is 265.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes without a car is to train and Thello which takes 5h 33m and costs 28€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes, including transfers.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes bus services, operated by ATP Azienda Trasporti Provinciali, depart from San Lorenzo station.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino station.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes is to train and Thello which takes 5h 33m and costs 28€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 18 bus, which costs 18€ - 45€ and takes 6h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes via Genova Piazza Principe in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes via San Martino - Angolo Via Pastore, Genova - Principe FS, Genoa, Genoa, Nice, Nice, and Nice Airport in around 6h 8m.

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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
AMT Genova
Phone
848 000 030
Email
amt.spa@pec.amt.genova.it
Website
amt.genova.it
Bus from San Martino - Angolo Via Pastore to Genova - Principe FS
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
amt.genova.it
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 Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes is 266 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes.

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