The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Nice to Milan is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 2 buses that leave Nice for Milan every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||154 miles (248 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€17)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Union Ivkoni International or Infobus|
Buses from Nice to Milan cover the 154 miles (248 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Union Ivkoni International or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $16 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) and arrive in Milano, Aeroporto di Milano Linate.
Find the best buses to Milan from Nice with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa and FlixBus from $16 (€14). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
Taking bus services is an excellent way to travel from Nice to Milan, putting the boutiques, architecture, and sporting venues of Lombardy's capital within easy reach. Every weekday, travellers can pick from 10-11 direct buses, and the frequency rises to 13 at the weekend. Journey times vary from four hours 35 minutes to five hours five minutes.
Companies that offer direct buses between Nice and Milan include Flixbus (the major operator), Infobus and BlaBlaBus. All operate regular services, ensuring a spread of morning, afternoon and evening services.
Journey times between Nice and Milan will vary somewhat, but not too much. The fastest buses take four hours 35 minutes, while the slowest direct services will reach Milan in just over five hours.
Buses leave Nice for Milan on a daily basis and there should be departures throughout the day. At weekends, there are 13 direct coaches, and travellers can expect 10-11 options during the week.
Departure bus station: There are two possible departure points for buses from Nice to Milan. Most buses depart from Aeroport Nice Cote d'Azur, which is slightly out of town. To get there, take bus number 98 from the city center (Promenade des Arts), and leave 20 minutes for the transfer. Alternatively, travellers can board some services at Nice's Gare Routiere (Bus Station). This is located on the Avenue des Diables Bleus, near Nice-Riquier or Vaubam tram stations. Expect trams to take 15-20 minutes from the centre of town.
Arrival bus station: Most buses from Nice will arrive at Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano, in the north-western part of Milan. Lampugnano is a couple of miles away from the heart of Milan, but transferring to central hotels and attractions won't be too hard. By far the easiest option is to hop onto the Metro at Lampugnano and ride it until Cordusio or Duomo. Some services also arrive at Cascina Gobba, in north-eastern Milan. Again, the best route into town is via the Metro. In that case, get on at Casina Gobba Station and take the Metro southwards to Caiazzo or Loreto. It shouldn't take more than 20 minutes.
When departing from Nice, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2), Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur (Gare routière - Terminal 1) and Nice, Rue Costes Bellonte. When arriving in Milan, you can end your trip in bus stations like Milano, Aeroporto di Milano Linate, Milan, Cadorna M1 M2 S R and Milan, Stazione Garibaldi.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2), which is located around 5.3 miles (8.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Milano, Aeroporto di Milano Linate, located 5.5 miles (8.8 km) away from the city centre.
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