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Málaga to Nice by train

It takes an average of 25h 29m to travel from Málaga to Nice by train, over a distance of around 782 miles (1258 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Málaga to Nice and tickets for this journey start from $195.72 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 24h 52m
PriceFrom $195.72
Distance782 miles (1258 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
Departure stationMálaga
Arrival stationNice
Changes4 changes
Train and bus operatorsUnion Ivkoni (Bus)

Málaga to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Málaga to Nice for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:30 07:47 26h 17m, 5 changes
08:00 09:40 25h 40m, 5 changes
03:15 04:07 24h 52m, 4 changes
06:00 07:10 25h 10m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Málaga to Nice

The price of train tickets from Málaga to Nice starts at $195.72 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 Málaga 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 Málaga to Nice

Want to know more about your journey from Málaga 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 Málaga to Nice take?

The average journey time by train between Málaga and Nice is 25 hours and 29 minutes, with around 4 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 Málaga and Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Málaga to Nice is 24 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Málaga to Nice cost?

Train tickets from Málaga to Nice can start from as little as $195.72 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 Málaga to Nice?

No, there are no direct train services from Málaga to Nice. Travelling from Málaga to Nice by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Málaga to Nice leave?

The first train from Málaga to Nice leaves at 03:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Málaga to Nice leave?

The last train from Málaga to Nice leaves at 08:00. 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 Málaga and Nice by train?

Trains travelling from Málaga to Nice cover a distance of around 782 miles (1258 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Málaga.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Málaga to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 06/03/2021 for travel on 06/03/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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