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Train Information from Milan to Nice

distanceDistance154 miles (248 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThello, Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca

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

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.

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Trains from Milan to Nice
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Nice, France if I'm coming from Milan, Italy by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 03/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Milan to Nice before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Nice, France to Milan, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Nice to Milan is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from France?

Reentry to 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 02/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Nice to Milan train here.

What is the distance by train from Milan to Nice?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Milan to Nice via train to be approximately 154 miles (248 km).
What is the departure train station in Milan and arrival train station in Nice?

Some of the Milan train stations to Nice you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Nice include Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Nice Ville.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Milano Centrale, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre of Milan.

The most popular arrival train station, Nice Ville, is located 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city centre of Nice.

What train companies offer a service to Nice from Milan?
For the best Milan to Nice train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thello, Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Milan and Nice to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to Nice from Milan 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

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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.
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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
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ParkingParking
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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