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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Nice by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nice (NCE)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Nice

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna Erdberg to Maribor bus station
  2. Take the bus from Maribor bus station to Nice Airport

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi Passante to Ventimiglia

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Nice

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Nice is to bus which costs €55 - €75 and takes 18h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Nice is to fly. Taking this option will cost €45 - €200 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Nice. However, there are services departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Nice via Zob. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Nice. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Nice Ville via Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 24m.

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The distance between Vienna and Nice is 863 km. The road distance is 1162.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nice without a car is to train which takes 16h 24m and costs €110 - €350.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Vienna to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Nice train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nice is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €45 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €350 and takes 16h 24m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 18h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Nice.
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  • Distance: 863.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Nice, France?

Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and four other airlines fly from Vienna to Nice every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Nice via Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale, and Ventimiglia in around 16h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€240 - €750
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi Passante to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zob to Nice
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Vienna Erdberg to Maribor bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maribor bus station to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
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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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Nice is 1163 km. It takes approximately 10h 51m to drive from Vienna to Nice.

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Wizz Air, Luxair, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Nice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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