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Overview: Train from Milan to Nice

distanceDistance154 miles (248 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Thello

Trains from Milan to Nice cover the 154 miles (248 km) long route with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Thello. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Nice Ville.

Train companies: Trenitalia trains Milan to Nice

You can travel by train from Milan to Nice with Trenitalia. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 154 miles (248 km) long route between Milan and Nice with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train to Nice from Milan in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Milan to Nice journey, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

    When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets from Milan to Nice don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Trains from Milan to Nice

    With at least three direct services per day, travellers can find themselves transported from Milan to Nice in as little as 4 hours 50 minutes. Service continues throughout the weekend with an early morning, mid morning and afternoon depature for traveller convenience.

    Which train companies travel from Milan to Nice?

    Currently Trenitalia Thello are the only rail provider offering a direct train from Milan to Nice. While they are a relatively young company, they pride themselves on providing direct connections between Italy and France at affordable prices. Services onboard include comfortable seating and dining options.

    How long is the train from Milan to Nice?

    Passengers can expect a journey time of 4 hours 50 minutes to cover the route. Unlike other services, Thello's trains maintain their speed, even over the weekend.

    How many trains are there from Milan to Nice?

    On average, 3 trains travel from Milan to Nice every day. These services are all direct and offered exclusively by Thello. The trains are also scheduled to depart from Milan at the same time whether it’s a weekday or weekend, with an early morning, mid morning and afternoon departure.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milan to Nice?

    Departure train station: Milano Centrale station is a major railway station in Italy. Located on the Northeastern region of the city, it is served by high-speed lines to other popular cities like Rome, Venice, Napoli and Bologna. The nearest airport to Milano Centrale is the Milan-Malpensa Airport which is accessible through express train services. Getting to the Central Metro station is easy because it’s witin the same building as Milano Centrale. Outside the train station are several tram lines and city buses.

    Arrival train station: Nice Ville station is the main terminus for both national and regional train connections. It is a 20-minute walk from Promenade des Anglais and the beach. Buses and taxis are available to transport passengers to Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. It remains in its original condition with decorated balconies and a grand clock, while the modern city continues to populate around it.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Milan to Nice

    Travel by train to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Nice.
    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Milan to Nice?

    Travel by train between Milan, Italy and Nice, France is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Nice from Milan restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Milan?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 18/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Milan and Nice closer to your date of departure here.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Italy from Nice, France?

    Return travel from France to Italy is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Milan from Nice?

    Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Nice?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

    The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Nice.

    What is the distance by train from Milan to Nice?

    The train distance from Milan to Nice is around 154 miles (248 km).

    When travelling by train from Milan to Nice, which train station in Milan do I depart from and which train station in Nice do I arrive in?

    When taking the train to Nice from Milan, you can choose to depart from train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Your trip can end in train stations such as Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Nice Ville.

    Where do I find the Milan train station to Nice? Where is the Nice train station?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Milano Centrale and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Nice most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    Which train companies can take me to Nice from Milan?

    Take the Milan to Nice train with Trenitalia or Thello. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Nice from Milan as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains are there between Milan and Nice a day?

    On average, there are 5 trains a day from Milan to Nice. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milan
    Nice
    Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milan for your journey to Nice.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
    Public transport options for Milano Centrale
    Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
    Tram lines: 1
    Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
    Metro lines: M2, M5
    Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
    Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8