Thinking about taking the train from Nice to Bordighera? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 1 hour 11 minutes to travel the 33 km from Nice to Bordighera by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 2 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 22 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either SNCF or Trenitalia trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.
Train tickets from Nice to Bordighera start from $11.75 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 1h 11m to travel from Nice to Bordighera by train, over a distance of around 20 miles (33 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Nice to Bordighera and tickets for this journey start from $11.75 when you book in advance.
From 1h 2m
20 miles (33 km)
22 trains per day
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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.
TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.
SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).
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.
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 Nice to Bordighera by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Nice and Bordighera is 1 hour and 11 minutes, with around 22 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Bordighera is 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Train tickets from Nice to Bordighera can start from as little as $11.75 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Nice to Bordighera. Travelling from Nice to Bordighera by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Nice to Bordighera leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Nice to Bordighera leaves at 20:20. 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.
Trains travelling from Nice to Bordighera cover a distance of around 20 miles (33 km) during the journey.