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Ferry from Ajaccio to Nice

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Ajaccio to Nice. The Ajaccio Nice ferry is operated by Corsica Ferries. Ajaccio Nice Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Ajaccio to Nice Ferry Times

Ferries from Ajaccio to Nice typically depart from Ajaccio at around 06:45. The average sailing time of a Nice Ajaccio ferry is approximately 8h 38m.

Ajaccio Nice Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Ajaccio Nice ferries typically range between €77* and €531*. The average price is around €296*. The cheapest ferry prices from Ajaccio to Nice start from €28*. The average price for a foot passenger is €126*. The average price for a car ferry is €361*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Ajaccio and Nice?

The distance between Ajaccio to Nice is approximately 157.1 miles (252.9km), or 136.6 nautical miles.

Is there a Ajaccio Nice car ferry?

Yes, Corsica Ferries offer a car ferry from Ajaccio to Nice. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Ajaccio and Nice.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Ajaccio Nice ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Ajaccio to Nice with Corsica Ferries.

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Ajaccio - Nice Route summary
Departure Country France
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators Corsica Ferries
Average Price 377 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 8h 38m
Fastest Sailing Duration 7h 0m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 136 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Ajaccio to Nice?

The approximate duration for ferries from Ajaccio to Nice is 9h 15m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Ajaccio to Nice?

Ajaccio to Nice is approximately 347 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Ajaccio to Nice?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Ajaccio to Nice and this is
  • Corsica Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Ajaccio to Nice?

Book Ajaccio to Nice tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Ajaccio to Nice?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Ajaccio to Nice with
  • Corsica Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Ajaccio to Nice?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Ajaccio to Nice with the following operators
  • Corsica Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Ajaccio to Nice?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Corsica Ferries

How far is Nice from Ajaccio?

Ajaccio to Nice is approximately 136 nautical miles distance apart.

Ajaccio Guide

Ajaccio is the largest settlement on the French island of Corsica. The town is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1769. He was born in Casa Buonaparte which is now open to the public. The town's airport, Ajaccio napoleon Bonaparte Airport, has also been dedicated to him. Lying around 210 miles to the south east of Marseilles, the town is located on the south west coast of Corsica and has a sheltered position at the bottom of wooded hills on the northern shore of the Gulf of Ajaccio. The town's harbour is located to the east of the original citadel below a hill overlooking a peninsular which protects the harbour.

There are almost daily ferries operating from Ajaccio to the ports of Marseilles, Toulon and Nice on the French mainland. These services are supplemented by ferries to Livorno on the Italian mainland and to Sardinia, along with services to Calvi and Propriano.

Ajaccio has also become a stopover for cruises with a total of 418,086 passengers in 2007 - by far the largest in Corsica and the second in France (after Marseille, but ahead of Nice/Villefranche-sur-Mer and Cannes).

Nice Guide

The French city of Nice is the capital of the Cote d'Azur and is a world famous cosmopolitan tourist destination and is perfect for sun lovers. The coastline around the city is spectacular and is popular all year round with its warm and sunny summer months, and mild winters. Many visitors to the resort choose to simply relax on one of the many beaches or to swim in the azure waters off the coast. There are many free stretches of public beach in the city but there are also around 15 private beaches, called 'plages concedees', where sun loungers can be hired.

Another popular pastime whilst in the city is to take a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais (the Promenade of the English) which dates back nearly 200 years and borders the city's Mediterranean Sea coast and runs for about 6 km. There are many beautiful spots along the promenade where visitors like to sit and take in the spectacular views. The coastline of Nice is full of tourist attractions, and nearby there are also a number of appealing Côte d'Azur towns and cities. Also close to Nice are many traditional Provençal villages, which are full of character.

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