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Bolonga-Nice

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Bolonga-Nice

Hi,

we are planning to travel from Bolonga (IT) to Nice(FR). We are 5 peoples, which is the easiest and the cheapest way?

Do you think renting a car is a good idea?

The date its 28/8

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1. Re: Bolonga-Nice

Bologna to Nice.

Bus www.eurolines.com

Trains Bologna to Ventimiglia www.trenitalia.com Click on the UK flag for train times and fares Ventimiglia to Nice www.voyages-sncf.com

Car rental Bologna airport to Nice train station www.auto-europe.co.uk www.autoeurope.it

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Note that one way car rental from Italy to France is very expensive - it includes the cost (and more) of repatriating the car to italy so it can be rented again.

By train, use www.trentiitalia.com to find the times and fares from Bologna Centrale to Ventimiglia - click the UK flag first for English, and enter the 'hour' of departure, e.g. '8' for 08.00. A change is required at Milano Centrale and details will be shown automatically. Tickets normally go on sale 120 days in advance and are cheapest then.

Trains from Ventimiglia to Nice are frequent - see …ter-sncf.com/Images/Paca/Tridion/fiche_04_2… as times are not currently being shown on the SNCF website. Tickets to Nice Ville cost €7.10 and are sold at ticket offices (not machines) in Milan and Ventimiglia, and probably Bologna - there are no advance reductions, no reserved seats so cannot sell out, and the ticket is OK for any train but needs validating before boarding.

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3. Re: Bolonga-Nice

if we rent a car what destination you suggest to use?

Through the Genoa or to pass from Milan?

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4. Re: Bolonga-Nice

Check the route planner for the road journey www.viamichelin.com

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5. Re: Bolonga-Nice

i check for rent a car, the price for 6 people is x3 more expensive than 5persons... that`s bad..

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any suggest for car with capacity of 6 passengers?

All the rent market i checked they rent only mini vans thats too expensive..

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7. Re: Bolonga-Nice

Check for a Peugeot 807 vehicle

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Train fare is €77.10 per person full price on the day, and from €35.10 booked in advance.

In addition to the extortionate rental charge, with a large vehicle you would be paying €40 in tolls and maybe €100 in fuel, to save not very much time.

Or rent a five-seater and send someone by train.

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9. Re: Bolonga-Nice

Yousually you take A1 and can drive towards Genova (and then Nizza) through Parma or Piacenza, I suggest Piacenza because the street is better, less traffic and you avoid going through Genoa because you arrive from Piacenza after it so it's faster.

Have a look at viamichelin anyway for more details

Edited: 3:59 pm, August 26, 2013
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