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Travelling by Train from Milan to Nice-Ville

Why waste time with lengthy check-ins and long airport waits when you could be enjoying one of the most scenic train rides in all of Europe? You can travel on a comfortable and cosy Thello train from Milan to Nice in less than five hours, admiring lots of amazing scenery along the way.

Upon arriving at the heart of the French Riviera, you'll step out in the centre of the city, mere minutes from iconic landmarks like the world-famous Promenade des Anglais, as well as some of the best seafood restaurants in all of France. Need more information before you make up your mind? Cast your eyes down this page and learn more about the train journey from Milan to Nice.

Milan to Nice Ville by train

It takes an average of 8h 6m to travel from Milan to Nice Ville by train, over a distance of around 154 miles (248 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Milan to Nice Ville and tickets for this journey start from $18.85 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 58m
Price$18.85 - $277.67
Distance154 miles (248 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
Departure stationMilan
Arrival stationNice Ville
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsThello, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Milan to Nice Ville train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Nice Ville for Donnerstag Apr. 15. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
20:05 Milano Centrale07:23 Nice VilleIntercity 689 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 18m, 1 change
20:32 Milano Lambrate08:25 Nice VilleRegionale 3041 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 53m, 2 changes
21:10 Milano Centrale08:25 Nice VilleIntercity 687 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 15m, 3 changes
22:15 Milano Centrale11:25 Nice VilleRegionale 2044 Trenitalia Get tickets13h 10m, 3 changes
22:15 Milano Centrale12:23 Nice VilleRegionale 2044 Trenitalia Get tickets14h 8m, 2 changes
23:28 Milano Certosa12:23 Nice VilleRegionale 24682 Trenord Get tickets12h 55m, 4 changes
07:32 Milano Lambrate13:25 Nice VilleRegionale 3015 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 53m, 2 changes
09:10 Milano Centrale14:25 Nice VilleIntercity 659 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 15m, 1 change
09:15 Milano Centrale17:25 Nice VilleRegionale 2018 Trenitalia Get tickets8h 10m, 3 changes
11:10 Milano Centrale18:25 Nice VilleFrecciarossa 9304 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 15m, 3 changes

Thello trains from Milan to Nice Ville

You can travel from Milan to Nice Ville on Thello 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.

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Thello, part of the Trenitalia Group, is an international railway service that connects France and Italy. Thello trains provide direct connections between Paris and Venice via Dijon, and Marseille and Milan via Nice. Trains between Paris and Venice are night/sleeper trains with three service levels. Choose either Standard shared berth compartments (4-6 berth), a standard bed cabin (1-3 people) which includes a welcome drink, breakfast, bed furnishings and a toiletry set, or treat yourself to a premium cabin (1-2 people) which feature a private bathroom with sink, shower and WC. Trains between Marseille and Milan offer Standard Class seating, as well as First Class, which has wider reclining seats for extra comfort.

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Nice Ville

The price of train tickets from Milan to Nice Ville starts at $18.85 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.
lowest price found
from$18.85
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$38.76
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$40.73
on the day
avg. single price$53.26

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 Milan to Nice Ville 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 Milan to Nice Ville

Want to know more about your journey from Milan to Nice Ville? 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 Milan to Nice Ville take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Nice Ville is 8 hours and 6 minutes, with around 15 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 Milan and Nice Ville by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Nice Ville is 4 hours and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan to Nice Ville cost?

Train tickets from Milan to Nice Ville can start from as little as $18.85 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 Milan to Nice Ville?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Nice Ville without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Milan to Nice Ville each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan to Nice Ville leave?

The first train from Milan to Nice Ville leaves at 04:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan to Nice Ville leave?

The last train from Milan to Nice Ville leaves at 07:36. 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 Milan and Nice Ville by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Nice Ville cover a distance of around 154 miles (248 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice Ville to Milan.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan to Nice Ville for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/15/2021. 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 04/12/2021 for travel on 02/07/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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