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There are 2 ways to get from Spotorno to Nice by train or car

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Train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Spotorno-Noli to Ventimiglia Re
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville Ter / ...

12€ - 31€

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Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Spotorno to Nice 138.1 km

17€ - 25€

Spotorno to Nice by trains

The train journey time between Spotorno and Nice is around 3h 8m and covers a distance of around 123 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 40m. Operated by Trenitalia, SNCF and Thello, the Spotorno to Nice train service departs from Spotorno-Noli and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically 140 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 8m
Fastest train time:
2h 40m
Trains per week:
140
Cheapest price:
12€
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:12
Last train departs at:
21:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Spotorno to Nice train schedules

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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Spotorno to Nice is to drive, which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Spotorno to Nice is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Spotorno to Nice. However, there are services departing from Spotorno-Noli and arriving at Nice Ville via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

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The distance between Spotorno and Nice is 109 km. The road distance is 138.1 km.

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The best way to get from Spotorno to Nice without a car is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs 12€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Spotorno to Nice, including transfers.

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Spotorno to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Spotorno-Noli station.

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Spotorno to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Spotorno to Nice is 138 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Spotorno to Nice.

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  • Distance: 109.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

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

You can take a train from Spotorno to Nice via Ventimiglia in around 2h 47m.

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 Spotorno-Noli to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 18€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Thello

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