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There are 8 ways to get from Sion to Nice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$75 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus Domo Reisen  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sion to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice 798 / ...

$71 - $94

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Martigny to Aosta 226
  2. Take the bus from Aosta to Torino
  3. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$84 - $133

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Sion to Nice 319.3 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$97 - $227

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Genève
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$144 - $421

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$159 - $410

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$127 - $335

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The cheapest way to get from Sion to Nice is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sion to Nice is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sion to Nice. However, there are services departing from Sion and arriving at Nice, Nice via Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sion to Nice. However, there are services departing from Sion and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sion and Nice is 281 km. The road distance is 510.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sion to Nice without a car is to train which takes 8 h 9 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Sion to Nice, including transfers.

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Sion to Nice bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Sion station.

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Sion to Nice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sion station.

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The best way to get from Sion to Nice is to train which takes 8 h 9 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 95 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Sion to Nice.
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  • Distance: 175.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between Sion, Switzerland and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Sion to Nice via Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 8 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sion to Nice via Genova - Stazione Marittima and Genoa, Genoa in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Sion to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sion to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
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 Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Sion to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 Genoa, Genoa to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Savda
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Aosta to Torino
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sion to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sion to Nice is 511 km. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Sion to Nice.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3946+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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