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Travel Information to Nice from London

distanceDistance637 miles (1028 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 24 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€49) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 637 miles (1028 km) to Nice from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are British Airways among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Nice.

How to Travel from London to Nice

There are a number of options for those traveling from London to Nice. The main providers for this journey are British Airways and EasyJet. Nice uses the Euro as it's currency and there are no additional visa requirements between London and Nice.

What is the best way to travel from London to Nice?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Nice

Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from London to Nice; however, buses are infrequent and do not travel from London to Nice every day of the week. Usually there is a maximum of 1 FlixBus traveling from London to Nice per day. Buses traveling from London to Nice depart from London's Victoria Coach Station and take at least 22½ hours to arrive at Nice's Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur.

Fastest way to travel from London to Nice

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from London to Nice. Direct flights traveling from London to Nice depart from one of London's 5 airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, or City) and take approximately 2 hours of flight time to arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. Flying is still the fastest way to travel from London to Nice even when travel time to and from London and Nice's airports is taken into consideration, taking between 4½ and 5½ hours to arrive in Nice.

Most popular way to travel from London to Nice

Most travelers from London to Nice who book with Omio choose to travel by plane. There are between 14-20 direct flights from London to Nice departing every day. Direct flights traveling from London to Nice are operated by British Airways and easyJet. The first flight departs London at 6:10 a.m. while the last leaves at 8:50 p.m.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Nice

Travel Tips: Travel to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Nice.
FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Nice, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Nice from London?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Nice, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from London to Nice.

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from France is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Nice, France?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Nice?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Nice here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Nice from London including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between London and Nice is by taking a bus with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Nice:

A bus is $54 (€47) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from London to Nice costing on average $56 (€49).

Taking a bus is usually $5 (€4) less than taking a train to Nice, which costs on average $7 (€6) for the same trip.

The fastest way from London to Nice is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Nice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 24 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 20 min.

The London to Nice distance is around 637 miles (1028 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Nice is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Nice from London as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Nice:

  • Most travelers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from London Victoria to Nice Ville.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Nice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with British Airways to go to Nice by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways London to Nice tickets on Omio for $56 (€49).
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Nice often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Nice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nice and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from London to Nice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $56 (€49) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Nice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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