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Train Information from Milan to Nice

distanceDistance154 miles (248 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThello, Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca

Trains from Milan to Nice cover the 154 miles (248 km) long trip with our travel partners like Thello, Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Nice Ville.

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Train between Milan and Nice with Trenitalia

Travel between Milan and Nice on Trenitalia trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Trenitalia

Enjoy the train ride from Milan to Nice with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets from Milan to Nice are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Milan to Nice, you can expect to travel 154 miles (248 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Milan to Nice journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Milan and Nice:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Milan to Nice

For people in Milan who want to go to Nice to soak up the Mediterranean's vibrant energy, trains are an exciting travel option. A train from Milan to Nice takes almost five hours to cover the 154-mile journey. Only one train company, Thello, which is part of the Trenitalia Group, operates trains to Nice from Milan.

Milan to Nice train times: Daily departures

With three trains departing for Nice from Milan daily, there are 21 trains available for travelers every week. The trains depart the station in Milan at intervals of four hours. The first train leaves early in the morning, and the last one departs in the afternoon. There are no evening or night departures.
When booking a train from Milan to Nice, travelers don't need to worry about stopovers, as all the connections are direct.

How long is the journey by train from Milan to Nice?

On average, passengers can expect to spend close to five hours on board a train from Milan to Nice. Though there may be some slight variations in duration, all the trains go directly to Nice. Usually, the afternoon train takes the longest to complete the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milan to Nice?

Departure train station: Trains to Nice from Milan can be found at Milan Central, arguably one of the most exquisite train stations in Europe. The station is in Piazza Duca d'Aosta, which travelers can reach using the M2 and M3 underground lines, taxis, and buses. The station has a lost-and-found center, information desks, currency exchange services, restrooms, and restaurants.

Arrival train station: Each train from Milan to Nice drops off passengers at Nice Ville train station, in heart of the city. As it's the major train hub in the region, there are plenty of buses and taxis that can get travelers to other regions of Nice or France. Nice Ville has a parking lot, storage lockers, restrooms, restaurants, and shops.

Which train companies travel from Milan to Nice?

Only one train company, Thello, operates trains to Nice from Milan. Each week, 21 Thello trains depart from Milan for Nice. The company only offers direct trips to Nice from Milan, saving passengers the hassle of stopovers and transfers. The trains depart at intervals of four hours from early morning.

Thello Milan to Nice

Each day, there are three Thello trains that head directly to Nice from Milan. All the trains take roughly five hours to cover the 154 miles, ensuring that passengers aboard the early morning train are in Nice at around noon. Those who opt for the afternoon train arrive in Nice at night.

Milan to Nice: Services on board

Thello's luggage policies are suitable for people who can't pack light. In the storage compartments, passengers can keep two standard-size suitcases with a height, length, and width not exceeding 160 cm. Foldable bicycles can also be stored. Items requiring special storage incur an additional charge. Pets are also allowed on board, but there are strict requirements.
Travelers can choose between first- and second-class travel when booking a train from Milan to Nice. Thello trains epitomize comfort. The trains have large reclining seats of widths of up to 63 cm, and plenty of legroom. A courtesy light, opening table, and power sockets are available at each seat. Each carriage has air conditioning, and there's a bar where passengers can enjoy coffee, cold drinks, snacks, sandwiches, and salads.

How to find cheap train tickets from Milan to Nice

Travelers can cut ticket costs without compromising too much on their travel experience. The most effective method is booking tickets at least four weeks before the departure date when there are offers. To save even more, travelers can also choose a train from Milan to Nice operating outside peak hours.

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Trains from Milan to Nice
Travel by train to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Nice.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Milan, Italy to Nice, France?

Travel by train between Milan, Italy and Nice, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Nice from Milan restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Milan?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 7/30/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Nice from Milan closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Milan, Italy from Nice, France?

Return travel from France to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Milan from Nice?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Nice?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/31/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Nice.

How far is Milan to Nice by train?
The Milan to Nice train distance is approximately 154 miles (248 km).
When traveling by train from Milan to Nice, which train station in Milan do I depart from and which train station in Nice do I arrive in?

Some of the Milan train stations to Nice you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Nice include Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Nice Ville.

Where is the Milan train station located? Where is the Nice train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Milano Centrale, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Milan.

The most popular arrival train station, Nice Ville, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Nice.

Which train providers can get me from Milan to Nice?
Take the Milan to Nice train with Thello, Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Milan and Nice as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Nice
Milano Centrale
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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