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There are 5 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Nice by train, bus, night train, 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  •  51m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Riquier Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$8 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Nice

$2 - $55

3 alternative options

Night train  •  43m

  1. Take the night train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville R

$11 - $17

Rideshare  •  44m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ventimiglia to Nice 26.3 miles

$5

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Nice 26.4 miles

$5 - $9

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

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

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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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione and arriving at Gare de Nice-Riquier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51m.

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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 51m and costs 7€ - 20€.

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The train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Riquier takes 51m 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 SNCF, depart from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione station.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Nice is to train which takes 51m and costs 7€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 45€ and takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Nice.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 51m

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

SNCF operates a train from Ventimiglia to Nice every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 51m. Three 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 1h 10m. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
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 Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Riquier
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $23
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
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once a week
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
48m
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
48m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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
44m
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 SNCF, arrive at Gare de Nice-Riquier station.

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