How to travel from Nice to Zurich

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from Nice to Zurich

You can get from Nice to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Nice to Zurich on Dec 07 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport3h45 10:10PMZurich Airport
1 transfer
2041One-way
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07:16PMNice Ville19h10 02:26PMZürich HB
1 transfer
1591One-way
Other options
11:40AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport6h00 05:40PMZurich Airport
1 transfer
2041One-way
02:45PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport7h25 10:10PMZurich Airport
1 transfer
1891One-way
02:15PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport7h55 10:10PMZurich Airport
1 transfer
1891One-way

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Travel Information from Nice to Zurich

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $898
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 9 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $898 (€822) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Dolomiti or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 260 miles (419 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Zurich from Nice. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Dolomiti or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Nice to Zurich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Zurich

Travel Tips: Travel to Zurich 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 Nice to Zurich.
FAQs

Travel from Nice, France to Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Zurich from Nice restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich, Switzerland from Nice?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Nice closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Nice, France from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Nice, France from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Nice, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Nice from Zurich here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Zurich from Nice. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Zurich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a bus is usually $891 (€815) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $898 (€822) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $156 (€143) less than taking a train to Zurich, which costs on average $164 (€150) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Nice to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 32 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 34 min   of travel time.

The Nice to Zurich distance is around 260 miles (419 km).

The average frequency per day from Nice to Zurich is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Nice and Zurich 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 Nice to Zurich:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Nice Ville and arrive in Zürich HB.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Nice to Zurich:

  • You can travel from Nice to Zurich by flight with Air Dolomiti. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $898 (€822) with Air Dolomiti from Nice to Zurich.
  • You can travel to Zurich from Nice by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $164 (€150) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Nice to Zurich.

Yes, there are direct routes from Nice to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

Direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Nice to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $898 (€822) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $164 (€150) one way on average.

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

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