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There are 13 intercity coaches per day from Milan to Nice. Traveling by coach from Milan to Nice usually takes around 6 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||154 mi (248 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 50m|
|Trips per day||8|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a coach ticket from Milan to Nice?
Typically £36.18 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to Nice. Any tickets cheaper than £36.18 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £21 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Milan to Nice in April, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £34 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What coach companies travel from Milan to Nice?
There are 3 coach lines from Milan to Nice available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 10 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|BlaBlaCar Bus||2||5h 43m||£38.45|
|Union Ivkoni||2||9h 15m||£51.18|
BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Milan and Nice, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 10 trips from Milan to Nice, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 55 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable coaches offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 2 trips per day on the route from Milan to Nice, and the trip usually takes 9 hours and 15 minutes to complete.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Milan to Nice during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the coach ride from Milan to Nice?
The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 154 miles from Milan to Nice. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Because many passengers travel from Milan to Nice at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Milan?
The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Milan to Nice, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coach trips to Nice are there per day?
The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.
For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.
Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.
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Nice is one of the most famous cities on the French Riviera and a can't-miss destination in France. We even included it in our itinerary of top French cities to visit. Start your trip with a scenic stroll along the gorgeous Promenade des Anglais bordering the Mediterranean. Picture vibrant blue water, colourful beach umbrellas, and a bustle of pedestrians from all over the world. To get an aerial view of this scene, hike the Colline du Château, or castle hill, and soak in the incredible panorama of the harbour and city.
You could easily spend your entire visit soaking in the sun and salt of the sea, but make sure to save time to check out some of Nice's notable museums. Musée Marc Chagall and Musée Matisse focus on specific artists, and Musée d'Archéologie de Nice includes entrance to the ruins of a Roman settlement nearby.
One of the easiest ways to get to Nice is by coach. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Union Ivkoni run routes to this sparkling destination from other cities throughout France. SNCF trains connect Nice to other French Riviera towns like Cannes and farther cities like Paris. International travellers will likely fly into Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which welcomes direct flights from several continents.
Where does the coach leave from in Milan?
Main departure station: Lampugnano
The Lampugnano Bus Station is a major station in Milan. It is located on Via Giulio Natta, at the base of Monte Stella, and close to amenities such as coffee shops and restaurants. There is an indoor space to wait for your coach, but there is also outdoor seating under a wide covered area where coaches board. The station is usually busy, as it welcomes many coaches; FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, RegioJet, Union Ivkoni, and Itabus are just a few. Though the station is located northwest of Milan's city centre in the Lampugnano district, it is easy to reach other areas thanks to the metro stop right next door to the bus station.
All coach stations in Milan:
Via Giuseppe Impastato 18D
Milan Subway Cascina Gobba
Where does the coach arrive in Nice?
Main arrival station: Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur
Coaches arrive in Nice at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.
Coach stations in Nice:
Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur
14 Avenue des Diables Bleus
Aéroport Terminal 2
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