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Nice Bus Station
(Gare Routiere)

The Nice bus station, also known as the Gare Vauban, Gare Routiere or Gare St Jean d'Angely, is at 16 av des Diables Bleus in east Nice. This bus station mostly handles regional or departmental lines. International lines such as Eurolines operate from Nice Airport or Nice train station.

Gare Routiere Nice

Getting to the bus station

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To reach the station take Tram Line 1 to the Vauban stop. Pass through a short tunnel and the station is right there. A map at the tram stop makes it all clear.


There's not much to do at the station except buy your ticket and board the bus. Things that the station does NOT have include WiFi, toilets, snacks, drinks or a cash machine. There is a small enclosed waiting area.

Opening Hours

The bus station is open from 6am to noon and 1.50-5.50pm Monday to Saturday; 4.30-5.30pm Sunday. For early departures Sunday morning you can buy tickets from the driver.

Buses Departing from the Gare


Some Flixbus lines arrive and depart from this station although most leave from Nice Airport.

Lignes d'Azur

Buses leaving from the Gare Vauban include:

Local buses 25, 27, 30
Departmental buses
82 to Eze village
730 to Saint Martin de Vesubie
740 to Auron
750 to Isola 2000
770 to Valberg
Weekend ski buses to Auron and Isola 2000
100x express bus to Monaco
112 Nice to Monte Carlo via Eze Village, Villefranche village (not the sea!) and Cap d'Ail
116 Nice to La Turbie and Peille


Buses leaving Gare Vauban include:

20 to Marseille via Aix-en-Provence
31 to Grenoble
19, 31, 33 to Gap

Some of the departures are express; some make multiple stops. See the exact routes at Zou. Buy tickets at the station or online at Zou.

Last updated March 28, 2019


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