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Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:36
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 53m
  • Distance
    172 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure by train

Fast trains from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure take around 3 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 172 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nice and Santa Margherita Ligure.

1. Are there direct trains from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure?

Journeys between Nice and Santa Margherita Ligure usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure?

The Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Santa Margherita Ligure is usually scheduled to depart Nice around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nice around 05:36, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nice and Santa Margherita Ligure?

More than one train company operates on the route from Nice to Santa Margherita Ligure, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Frecciabianca
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional
  • Treno del Mare

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.