The big advantage of the ferry from Nice to Ile Rousse is that it only takes a little over 4 hours. A disadvantage may be that you have to travel far from Ile Rousse to your final destination. There are no French motorways on Corsica, so check whether your final destination is close to the arrival port.
Ferry Nice – Ile Rousse
The big advantage of the ferry from Nice to Ile Rousse is that it only takes a little over 4 hours. A disadvantage can be that you have to travel far from Ile Rousse to your final destination. There are no French highways in Corsica, so check if your final destination is close to the port of arrival. Depending on which crossing you take, there is a day or a night crossing. At night the crossing takes longer (8 hours), during the day the boat can be there in 4 hours and 15 minutes.
Timetable Nice – Ile Rousse
The boat goes from Nice to Ile Rousse 3 times a week and from Ile Rousse to Nice 3 times a week. If you would like to know the exact times, it is useful to request a (test)booking from Corsica Ferries.
Departure, sailing time & arrival
It is recommended to arrive 90 minutes before check-in.
Departure address: Quai du Commerce, 06300 Nice, France
You will be on the road for approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes.
Arrival address: Gare Maritime, 20220 L'Île-Rousse, France
The sailing duration, sailing times and departure times are the same on the return route. You also do the same time.
Ferry to Ile Rousse and Nice costs
The costs of Nice – Ile Rousse are very difficult to estimate because there are big differences when it comes to low or peak season. On the Corsica Ferries site it says that tickets are sold from around €90.00, but in reality this will often be slightly higher/lower depending on the period. To get the best possible price, it is useful to look at the Corsica Ferries website and request a quote.
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