There are 5 ways to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice 492 / ...

$29 - $52

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes

$28 - $54

3 alternative options

Train via Savona  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Savona Reg
  2. Take the train from Savona to Ventimiglia Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes

$28 - $53

Bus Eurolines IT  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapallo to Genova 75T / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$49 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes 166.1 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes is to train which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Santa Margherita Ligure and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Rapallo, Genova Brignole Stazione FS and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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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 and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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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 bus which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 25€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min 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 Rapallo station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cannes via Genova Piazza Principe and Ventimiglia in around 5 h 55 min.

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 Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
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 Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT

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