How to travel from Nice to Cannes

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from Nice to Cannes

You can get from Nice to Cannes by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Nice to Cannes on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:28AMNice Saint-Augustin0h22 08:50AMCannes
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08:46AMNice Saint-Augustin0h28 09:14AMCannes
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Travel Information to Cannes from Nice

distanceDistance16 miles (26 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $8
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 22 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Travel 16 miles (26 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Nice and Cannes. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Nice to Cannes.

Travel from Nice to Cannes: Journey Details

Nice and Cannes are two of the centers of the French Riviera, and are separated by 30 kilometers of beautiful coastline. If you want to visit Cannes while traveling in France, getting there from Nice should be simple. You can either catch a local bus, which provides stunning views of the coast, or take an express train. That way, you can be relaxing on the beach in Cannes within a couple of hours of leaving your hotel. An alternative is to enlist car pooling services of Bla Bla Car which run connections between the two cities.

Return trips from Cannes to Nice are also available.

How to get from Nice to Cannes

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Nice to Cannes, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Nice to Cannes and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Nice to Cannes

Nice and Cannes are only 33 kilometers away from each other, so catching the bus is a great option if you want to visit this classy riviera resort. The right bus to catch from Nice is local bus number 200 from rue Verdun/Albert 1ere although you can catch it anywhere along the Promenade des Anglais. This might make buses a more convenient option for people who don't want to make the journey across town to the station. Buses leave every 15 to 20 minutes 7 days a week and take around 1 hour 30 minutes to reach Cannes.

Trains from Nice to Cannes

Taking the train is the most popular, fastest and most convenient way to get from Nice to Cannes. Trains from Nice to Cannes take just 30 minutes, and trains depart once an hour, every day of the week. The earliest departure is as early as 7:45 a.m. and trains depart after then until just before midnight. All trains leave from Nice's central station, to the north of the city center, about 15 minutes' walk from the seafront. Trams are a good way to reach the station from hotels on the Promenade des Anglais.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Cannes

Travel Tips: Travel to Cannes 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 Nice to Cannes.

You can travel to Cannes from Nice 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Cannes is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Cannes:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Cannes, which costs on average $8 (€7) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Nice to Cannes is by train with an average journey time of 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cannes that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 25 min   on average.

The Nice to Cannes distance is around 16 miles (26 km).

The average frequency per day from Nice to Cannes is:

  • Around 6 buses per day.
  • Around 53 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) to Cannes, Port.
  • Most travelers board their train from Nice Ville and arrive in Cannes.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nice to Cannes, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Cannes by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Nice to Cannes tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).
  • Travel with SNCF | TER for trains to Cannes. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TER Nice to Cannes tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).

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

  • You'll find 2 direct buses per day with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI with 53 direct trains per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Nice to Cannes often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Marseille or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nice and Cannes itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cannes and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Nice to Cannes, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $8 (€7) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $7 (€6) one way.

But we recommend booking Nice to Cannes tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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