There are 7 ways to get from Zakynthos to Nice by plane, train, car ferry, night train, car or bus

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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Fly to Nice  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Nice (NCE) ZTH - NCE

73€ - 384€

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  11h

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Marseille (MRS) ZTH - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville

85€ - 326€

Car ferry, train  •  34h 20m

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Milano Rogoredo Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Nice Ville Ec

159€ - 447€

Car ferry, night train, train  •  37h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
  2. Take the night train from Brindisi to Alessandria Ini
  3. Take the train from Alessandria to Nice Ville Ec

178€ - 316€

Car ferry, drive  •  33h 24m

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Bari
  2. Drive from Bari to Nice

210€ - 365€

Bus  •  43h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Kyllíni to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Nice

199€ - 271€

Car ferry, bus  •  45h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Bari
  2. Take the bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
  3. Take the bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Nice 523

121€ - 222€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakynthos to Nice is to car ferry and bus which costs 120€ - 230€ and takes 45h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Zakynthos to Nice is to fly which costs 70€ - 390€ and takes 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zakynthos to Nice. However, there are services departing from Zakynthos and arriving at Nice via Kyllíni and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 35m.

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The distance between Zakynthos and Nice is 1321 km.

The best way to get from Zakynthos to Nice without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 34h 20m and costs 150€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 7h 7m to get from Zakynthos to Nice, including transfers.

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Zakynthos to Nice bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Kyllíni station.

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The best way to get from Zakynthos to Nice is to fly which takes 7h 7m and costs 70€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190€ - 280€ and takes 43h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Zakinthos Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Zakynthos to Nice bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Zakynthos to Nice.
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  • Distance: 1321.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 7m

What companies run services between Zakynthos, Greece and Nice, France?

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Zakynthos to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zakynthos to Nice via Kyllíni, Kyllíni, and Sofia in around 43h 35m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Zakinthos to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Zakinthos to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Flights from Zakinthos to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 750€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Marseille via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Train operators
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 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Thello
Train from Alessandria to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Thello
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 Brindisi to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65€ - 90€
Base Standard
110€ - 150€
Base Premium
130€ - 190€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Brindisi to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
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 Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
16€ - 19€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Brindisi to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Kyllíni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Nice
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170€ - 230€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
16h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 180€
Website
European Seaways
DECK
80€
AIRTYPE SEATS
85€
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
180€
Ventouris Ferries
Phone
+30 210 4828001
Email
booking@ventourisferries.com
Website
ventourisferries.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Bari
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Ventouris Ferries
DECK
60€
AIRTYPE SEATS
65€
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
135€

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Nice is 1h behind Zakynthos. It is currently 3:43 PM in Zakynthos and 2:43 PM in Nice.

Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Blue Panorama Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Zakinthos Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 5270+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zakynthos to Zakinthos Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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