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There are 5 ways to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Savona to Nice Airport 404 / ...

€11 - €16

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Savona to Ventimiglia Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Riquier Ter

€17 - €41

Bus via Nice - Ferber  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Savona to Nice - Ferber Reggio Calabria

€12 - €16

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) 169.3 km

€20 - €30

Towncar  •  1h 44m

  1. Take a town car from Varazze to Nice Airport 169.3 km

€500 - €750

Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) by train and bus

The journey time between Varazze and Nice Airport (NCE) is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 167 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 13m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and FlixBus, the Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) service departs from Varazze and arrives in Nice Airport. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 29m
Fastest journey time:
2h 13m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:47
Last service departs at:
17:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) train and bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice Airport (NCE) is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice Airport (NCE) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nice Airport (NCE) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from France.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) is to bus, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 44m.

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The distance between Varazze and Nice Airport (NCE) is 134 km. The road distance is 169.3 km.

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The best way to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) without a car is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs €11 - €17.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs €11 - €17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €17 - €45 and takes 4h 26m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) is 169 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE).

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There are 745+ hotels available in Nice Airport (NCE). Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE).
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  • Distance: 134.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Varazze, Italy and Nice Airport (NCE), France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Savona to Nice Airport every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varazze to Nice Airport (NCE) via Savona, Ventimiglia, Nice Riquier, Riquier / Arson, Port Lympia / Arson, and Port Lympia in around 4h 26m.

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 Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Savona to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Thello
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 Riquier
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Savona to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Varazze to Nice Airport
Estimated price
€500 - €750

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