There are 5 ways to get from Venice to French Riviera by plane, train, bus or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, travel  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nice (NCE) VCE - NCE
  2. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

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Bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice 482 / ...

$53 - $84

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Antibes Ec

$70 - $125

Train Trenitalia  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Nice Ville En

$66 - $135

Bus, train, ferry  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Nice
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to St-Raphael-Valescure Tgv
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$98 - $154

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The distance between Venice and French Riviera is 493 km.

The best way to get from Venice to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 9 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Venice to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Venice to French Riviera is to train which takes 9 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 2023+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Venice to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 307.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Venice to French Riviera via Milano Centrale, Antibes, Ch. Du Puy, and Gare Routiere in around 9 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to French Riviera 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to St-Raphael-Valescure
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to St-Raphael-Valescure
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Saint Raphaël
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
thello.com
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 Venice, Venice to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com

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