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There are 5 ways to get from Viareggio to Nice by train, bus, car or plane

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

  1. Take the train from Viareggio to Ventimiglia

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Bus via Genoa

  1. Take the bus from Viareggio to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Nice

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Pisa to Nice - Ferber

Drive

  1. Drive from Viareggio to Nice

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from P.Za D'Azeglio Nord to Fine Autostrada A11 Fr. Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Nice (NCE)

Viareggio to Nice by train

The train journey time between Viareggio and Nice is around 5h 32m and covers a distance of around 315 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity and SNCF, the Viareggio to Nice train service departs from Viareggio and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
5h 32m Average Duration
€24 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Nice is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Viareggio to Nice is to bus via Genoa which costs €21 - €27 and takes 6h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Viareggio to Nice is to drive. Taking this option will cost €55 - €90 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Viareggio to Nice. However, there are services departing from Viareggio and arriving at Nice via Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Viareggio to Nice. However, there are services departing from Viareggio and arriving at Nice Ville via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Viareggio and Nice is 240 km. The road distance is 335 km.

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The best way to get from Viareggio to Nice without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs €23 - €45.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Viareggio to Nice, including transfers.

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Viareggio to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Viareggio station.

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

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The best way to get from Viareggio to Nice is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs €23 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus via Genoa, which costs €21 - €27 and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Viareggio to Nice.
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  • Distance: 240.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Viareggio to Ventimiglia once daily. Tickets cost €17 - €25 and the journey takes 4h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Viareggio to Nice via Genoa in around 6h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €1100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Train operators
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 Viareggio to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Viareggio to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
Phone
+39 055 849 0505
Email
servizioclienti@at-bus.it
Website
at-bus.it
Bus from P.Za D'Azeglio Nord to Fine Autostrada A11 Fr. Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Viareggio to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice station.

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Viareggio to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Viareggio to Nice is 335 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Viareggio to Nice.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and seven other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Nice Airport.

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