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Flight Information between Zurich and Nice

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$317 (€255)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesSwiss or easyJet

Flights from Zurich to Nice cover the 260 miles (419 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Swiss or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as $193 (€155), but the average price of plane tickets is $317 (€255). Travelers depart most frequently from Zurich Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

Swiss

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight from Zurich to Nice, check Omio for Swiss flights offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 260 miles (419 km) trip between Zurich and Nice, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Swiss flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current Swiss flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Zurich to Nice as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Swiss flight on Omio. If you search for flights between Zurich and Nice in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Swiss tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Swiss flights from Zurich to Nice starting at $273 (€220), buy your official Swiss tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

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Zurich to Nice Flights: An Overview

Flying from Zurich to Nice is an excellent option when travelers need to visit the beaches of France's Cote d'Azur. The Swiss city is around 420 kilometers away from Nice, making flights a very handy option. With direct flight times of between one hour 10 minutes and one hour 15 minutes, it won't take long to reach Nice Cote d'Azur Airport from Zurich. Even indirect flights could be a practical way to travel, with the fastest journeys taking around three hours. Swiss Air provides four daily direct flights every day of the week, and there are no seasonal disruptions. 

Which airlines fly from Zurich to Nice?

When visitors want to head to Nice from Zurich, a few different airlines are available to book. The most convenient and popular option is Swiss Air, which runs a year-round schedule, offering four flights per day and a choice of morning, afternoon, and evening departures. However, indirect flights from Zurich to Nice are also available from major airlines, including Air France, Alitalia, and KLM. All offer journeys with reasonably short flight times, and may deliver budget fares on some occasions.

How long is the flight from Zurich to Nice?

The Zurich to Nice route is extremely quick, making it ideal for weekend breaks in the sun. Travelers can expect direct flights from Zurich to Nice to reach Nice Cote d'Azur Airport in between one hour 10 minutes and one hour 15 minutes. If travelers choose to fly indirectly, they can expect somewhat longer journey times. In that case, the fastest journey times will be around three hours 25 minutes (usually with a change in Rome). Journeys via Paris will tend to take around four hours, and may also be possible.

How many flights are there from Zurich to Nice?

It's easy to find convenient departure slots when flying from Zurich to Nice. Throughout the year, Swiss Air operates four direct daily services, with flights around breakfast time, lunchtime, mid-afternoon, and around 10:00 p.m. There are no dips in frequency for the winter season, and flights leave every day. In addition, travelers will find as many as 6-10 indirect options with journey times of five hours or less, making them potential alternatives should direct services be unavailable.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Zurich to Nice?

Departure airport: All flights from Zurich to Nice will leave from Zurich Airport (ZRH). Trains from Zurich Hauptbahnof reach the airport in 10-15 minutes, while trams and buses take between 30-40 minutes. Thousands of parking spaces are available, including "Park & Charge" spaces for electric vehicles, and valet parking is also provided. Inside the airport, luxury shopping and fine food cater for travelers, who also benefit from two hours of free WiFi connectivity via the ZurichAirport WLAN network.

Arrival airport: Flights from Zurich will arrive at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport. From there, travelers can catch a recently constructed tram link to the center of the city and the Promenade des Anglais, or catch trains from nearby Nice St-Augustin Station to various resorts along the coast. Car rentals can be booked via the Nice Airport website, or via a range of major rental companies in the arrivals hall. Here guests will also find a modern currency exchange (note that Switzerland use Swiss Francs and Paris the Euro), as well as a range of eateries, should travelers need a snack upon arrival. 

Cheap flights from Zürich to Nice: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 112 €
2 weeks earlier 102 €10%
3 weeks earlier 85 €32%
1 month before 87 €29.%
2 months earlier 78 €44%
3 months earlier 78 €44%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers Zürich - Nice: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from Zürich to Nice timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Zürich to Nice and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Zürich to Nice 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 32% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from Zürich - Nice 2 months in advance you save up to about 44% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 44%
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by flight between Zurich, Switzerland and Nice, France allowed?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Nice, France by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/18/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Zurich and Nice before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Nice, France?

The restriction level for your return flight to Zurich, Switzerland from Nice is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Zurich from Nice restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Nice?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Zurich from Nice closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap flights to Nice from Zurich?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Zurich to Nice to cost as little as $193 (€155)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a plane ticket between Zurich and Nice?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $317 (€255)  for a flight ticket from Zurich to Nice.
How far is Zurich to Nice by plane?
The distance between Zurich and Nice by plane is approximately 260 miles (419 km).
How long is a flight from Zurich to Nice on average?
On average the Zurich to Nice flight travel time is 1 h 10 min  for the 260 miles (419 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure airport in Zurich and arrival airport in Nice?

Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from Zurich Airport   to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in Zurich? Where is the airport in Nice?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Zurich Airport, which is located approximately 6 miles (9 km) from the city center.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and need to travel approximately 4 miles (6 km) from the airport to reach the city center in Nice. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transit options available from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport to get you to the city center in Nice.

Which airlines should I travel with from Zurich to Nice?
When taking a flight from Zurich to Nice, you can count on Swiss or easyJet for the best way to get you to Nice. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service from Zurich to Nice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
What time is the earliest flight from Zurich to Nice? What time is the last flight from Zurich to Nice?
The first Zurich to Nice flight departs at 5: 15 AM   and the last flight from Zurich to Nice leaves at 6: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from Zurich to Nice on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Zurich to Nice flight for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a plane ticket from Zurich to Nice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $317 (€255) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from Zurich to Nice are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.