Did you know that could take a train from Venice’s central train station to Nice? The entire journey will take you seven and a half hours with one change along the way. The perks of taking the train include scenic views, comfy seats and ample space to stretch your legs. You also don’t have to deal with the hassle of trekking to airports outside the city centre and paying the hefty costs of transfers.
Sit back and relax in the high-speed Frecciarossa trains by Trenitalia, equipped with food carriages and free WiFi. Get off at the striking Nice Ville station and wander over to the historic city centre in just 20 minutes. You can also hop on the Azur bus line or tram line to get around with ease.
Not convinced yet? Read on to find out more about the Venice to Nice train route to help you make your decision.
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 Venice to Nice Ville 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!
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 Venice and Nice Ville is 11 hours and 44 minutes, with around 8 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 Venice to Nice Ville is 8 hours and 37 minutes.
Train tickets from Venice to Nice Ville can start from as little as $45.16 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 Venice to Nice Ville. Travelling from Venice to Nice Ville by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Venice to Nice Ville leaves at 02:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Venice to Nice Ville leaves at 10:04. 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 Venice to Nice Ville cover a distance of around 277 miles (446 km) during the journey.