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There are 4 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Nice by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice-Riquier Ec

$8 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Nice

$2 - $55

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ventimiglia to Nice 26.3 miles

$5

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Nice 26.4 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Nice is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Nice is to drive which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Nice. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Nice-Riquier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Ventimiglia and Nice is 29 km. The road distance is 42.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Nice without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs 7€ - 20€.

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The train from Ventimiglia to Nice-Riquier takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Ventimiglia to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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Ventimiglia to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Nice is to train which takes 50 min and costs 7€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Nice.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy and Nice, France?

Trenitalia operates a train from Ventimiglia to Nice every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Ventimiglia to Nice 6 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Ventimiglia to Nice-Riquier
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
thello.com
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 Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Ventimiglia to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Ventimiglia to Nice
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ventimiglia to Nice
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Ventimiglia to Nice bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Nice station.

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Ventimiglia to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Nice-Riquier station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ventimiglia to Nice is 42 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Ventimiglia to Nice.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ventimiglia and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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