How to travel from Geneva to Nice

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Travel Information between Geneva and Nice

distanceDistance180 miles (291 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€49) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or TGV INOUI

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 180 miles (291 km) from Geneva to Nice. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Geneva to Nice.

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from Geneva to Nice

How to get from Geneva to Nice by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Geneva to Nice is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
Geneve, Place Dorcière
12:30PMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
Geneve, Place Dorcière
07:40AMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
1 transfer
Geneva International Airport (GVA)
08:10PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE)
0 transfers
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Geneva station
02:26PMNice Saint-Augustin
2 transfers
Geneva station
2 transfers
Geneva station
2 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
Geneve, Place Dorcière
11:50PMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
1 transfer
Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
04:35PMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
0 transfers
Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
1 transfer
Geneva International Airport (GVA)
09:15PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE)
0 transfers
Geneva International Airport (GVA)
05:30PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE)
0 transfers
Geneva International Airport (GVA)
07:20AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE)
0 transfers

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How to get from Geneva to Nice

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When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Geneva to Nice, 78,72% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Geneva to Nice, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $29 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

SNCF TER is a French train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including Intercités, TER, TGV, and Ouigo. Intercités are long-distance trains that offer comfortable seating and a variety of onboard amenities. TER trains are regional trains that offer frequent service and are ideal for short trips. TGV trains are high-speed trains that offer the fastest way to travel between cities. Ouigo is a low-cost train service that offers affordable fares. SNCF TER offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for SNCF TER are Paris to Marseille, Paris to Lyon, and Paris to Bordeaux.

Geneva to Nice travel information with SNCF TER:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: $150

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Travel information from Geneva to Nice with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $29
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel to Nice from Geneva.

Geneva to Nice travel information with Vueling Airlines:

  • Average Duration: 13 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $422

FAQs: Travel from Geneva to Nice

FAQs: Travel 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 Geneva to Nice.

There are 3 travel options from Geneva to Nice: bus, train or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Nice from Geneva is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Geneva to Nice:

Taking a bus costs $24 (€21) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $56 (€49) for the same trip.

A bus is $70 (€60) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Geneva to Nice costing on average $102 (€88).

The fastest way from Geneva to Nice is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Nice that take longer:

Bus takes on average 8 h 35 min.

Train takes 7 h 14 min on average.

Nice is approximately 180 miles (291 km) away from Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Nice is:

  • 2 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Nice from Geneva as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Geneva to Nice:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Geneva to Nice depart from Geneva, Eaux-Vives to Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Geneva International Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Geneva and arrive in Nice-Ville.

The following travel companies offer services from Geneva to Nice:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar for buses to Nice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Geneva to Nice tickets on Omio for $32 (€28).
  • EasyJet, SWISS, Lufthansa, LAER, Vueling Airlines or Air Baltic can get you to Nice by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Geneva to Nice for $56 (€49) on Omio.
  • TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF Intercités de nuit can take you to Nice by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Geneva to Nice for $102 (€88).

Yes, there are direct services available from Geneva to Nice with the following travel companies:

  • Direct bus with FlixBus.
  • Direct flight with easyJet.
  • Take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Nice as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Geneva and Nice.

Your trip from Geneva to Nice doesn't have to end in Nice. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan, Monaco - Monte-Carlo, Marseille or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan, Monaco - Monte-Carlo, Marseille or Barcelona to your Geneva to Nice tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nice today!
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