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Take the train from La Spezia to Nice in 4 hours 46 minutes

If you want to travel from La Spezia to Nice by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from La Spezia to Nice by train to take around 7 hours 4 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 4 hours 46 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 18 trains per day running on this route, which spans 210 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Nice. Frecciabianca, Frecciargento or SNCF are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from La Spezia to Nice start from $18.82 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

La Spezia to Nice by train

It takes an average of 7h 4m to travel from La Spezia to Nice by train, over a distance of around 130 miles (210 km). There are normally 18 trains per day traveling from La Spezia to Nice and tickets for this journey start from $18.82 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 46m
PriceFrom $18.82
Distance130 miles (210 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train01:00
Last train23:27
Departure stationLa Spezia
Arrival stationNice
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, SNCF, Flixbus

La Spezia to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from La Spezia to Nice for Tuesday Sep 27th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:38 11:23 5h 45m, 2 changes
06:50 12:23 5h 33m, 2 changes
08:39 13:25 4h 46m, 2 changes
08:50 14:23 5h 33m, 2 changes
09:46 15:25 5h 39m, 2 changes
10:50 16:23 5h 33m, 2 changes
11:38 17:53 6h 15m, 3 changes
13:05 18:23 5h 18m, 2 changes
13:38 19:23 5h 45m, 2 changes
14:50 20:23 5h 33m, 2 changes

Trenitalia, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains from La Spezia to Nice

You can travel from La Spezia to Nice on Trenitalia, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

PhotoChris0693, under licence CC3.0

Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from La Spezia to Nice

The price of train tickets from La Spezia to Nice starts at $18.82 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from La Spezia to Nice by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for La Spezia to Nice

Want to know more about your journey from La Spezia to Nice? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from La Spezia to Nice take?

The average journey time by train between La Spezia and Nice is 7 hours and 4 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between La Spezia and Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from La Spezia to Nice is 4 hours and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from La Spezia to Nice cost?

Train tickets from La Spezia to Nice can start from as little as $18.82 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from La Spezia to Nice?

No, there are no direct train services from La Spezia to Nice. Travelling from La Spezia to Nice by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from La Spezia to Nice leave?

The first train from La Spezia to Nice leaves at 01:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from La Spezia to Nice leave?

The last train from La Spezia to Nice leaves at 23:27. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between La Spezia and Nice by train?

Trains travelling from La Spezia to Nice cover a distance of around 130 miles (210 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to La Spezia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for La Spezia to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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