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

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Train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Manosque Greoux Les Bains to Marseille St Charles Ter
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

146€ - 236€

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Marseille  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from APT - Gare Routière - APT to Gare TGV - AVIGNON 15
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

78€ - 166€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière - APT to Gare Routière Mouret - AIX-EN-PROVENCE 9
  2. Take the bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE Ler 20

Bus, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from APT - Gare Routière - APT to Gare TGV - AVIGNON Ler 22 / ...
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Nice Ville Tgv

91€ - 166€

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Viens to Nice 226.2 km

24€ - 40€

Viens to Nice by bus and walk

The journey time between Viens and Nice is around 9h 49m and covers a distance of around 271 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 5m. Operated by Zou! BdR & Vaucluse and Zou! LER, the Viens to Nice service departs from Centre - VIENS and arrives in NICE - Gare Routière - NICE. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 49m
Fastest journey time:
9h 5m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:22
Last service departs at:
08:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Viens to Nice bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Viens to Nice is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Viens to Nice is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Viens to Nice. However, there are services departing from Centre - VIENS and arriving at NICE - Gare Routière - NICE via Gare Routière - APT and AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between Viens and Nice is 138 km. The road distance is 226.2 km.

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The best way to get from Viens to Nice without a car is to train which takes 5h 24m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Viens to Nice, including transfers.

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Viens to Nice bus services, operated by Zou! BdR & Vaucluse, depart from Gare Routière - APT station.

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The best way to get from Viens to Nice is to train which takes 5h 24m and costs 140€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 37m.

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Viens to Nice bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at NICE - Gare Routière - NICE station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Viens to Nice is 226 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Viens to Nice.

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Map of how to get from Viens to Nice.
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  • Distance: 138 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Viens, France and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Viens to Nice via Manosque Greoux Les Bains and Marseille St Charles in around 5h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Viens to Nice via Cité Scolaire - APT, Gare Routière - APT, Gare Routière Mouret - AIX-EN-PROVENCE, and AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE in around 6h 37m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Manosque Greoux Les Bains to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Avignon TGV to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Zou! BdR & Vaucluse
Phone
+33 4 32 76 00 40
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Gare Routière - APT to Gare Routière Mouret - AIX-EN-PROVENCE
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3€
Website
Zou! BdR & Vaucluse
Bus from Gare Routière - APT to Gare T.G.V - AVIGNON
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
Zou! BdR & Vaucluse
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from APT - Gare Routière - APT to Gare TGV - AVIGNON
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Zou! LER

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