How to get from Nice to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Nice to Zurich is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||260 miles (419 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$271 - $306|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $271 (€235) • 11 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $271 (€235) • 11 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||Vueling or SNCF | Intercités de nuit|
Travel 260 miles (419 km) by flight or train between Nice and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 11 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $271 (€235). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling or SNCF | Intercités de nuit among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Nice to Zurich.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $51 (€44). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class or Business Class for your next travel from Nice to Zurich.
There are 2 ways to get from Nice to Zurich: flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Nice and Zurich is a flight with an average price of $271 (€235).
This is compared to other travel options from Nice to Zurich:
Taking a flight costs $35 (€30) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $306 (€265).
The fastest way to get to Zurich from Nice is by flight with an average travel time of 11 h 25 min.
Other travel options to Zurich take longer:
Train takes 17 h 50 min on average.
The Nice to Zurich distance is around 260 miles (419 km).
The average frequency per day from Nice to Zurich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Nice and Zurich as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Nice to Zurich:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Nice to Zurich with the following travel companies:
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.
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