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Journey Summary

Manchester to Nice Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
9 hours 46 minutes
Flight Price: £90
Flights Depart from:Manchester
Flights arrive in:Nice
Distance:1290 km
Airlines:Vueling, KLM

Flights from Manchester to Nice

Travelling to the French Riviera is easy with regular flights from Manchester to Nice. During the summer, indirect flights leave for southern France every day, and with airlines like Jet2 offering direct connections a few days a week, low fares are also available. Nice is only 2h20m away, putting Mediterranean sunshine within easy reach.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Nice?

Only a couple of airlines operate direct flights to Nice from Manchester International, including the budget carrier Jet2 along with British Airways. Neither operate a daily service, but indirect flights with airlines like Eurowings leave every day.

How long is the flight from Manchester to Nice?

Direct flights from Manchester to Nice reach the French city between 2h20m and 2h25m. However, most services are indirect. The fastest of these takes approximately 3h55m, and usually involves a stop in Paris. Eurowings services via Dusseldorf are also handy, and take 5h35m.

How many flights are there from Manchester to Nice?

Jet2 runs direct flights to Nice from Manchester 5 days a week from April to October, when the airline switches to a couple of days a week. British Airways also provide a single direct flight on Saturdays and Sundays all year-round, while Eurowings offer an afternoon departure every Saturday. There are some days with no direct flights, but on any given day travellers can expect a choice of 90-110 indirect options.

Taking a Flight from Manchester

Flights from Manchester to Nice depart from Manchester Airport, around 16 km South West of the city. Frequent trains run between the airport's station and Manchester Piccadilly, operated by First Transpennine and Northern Rail. 24-hour buses and frequent Metrolink trains also provide a city link. Car rental desks and taxi ranks are available at the airport. First Bus operates Manchester's public transport network, including night bus routes.

Flying into Nice

Nice is a popular resort town on the French Riviera coastline, with a beautiful waterfront area, the Promenade des Anglais, and a bustling port. The ruins of Nice Castle overlook the city, giving impressive panoramic views, while the Old Town area of Cimiez contains interesting museums, like The Musee Chagall, the Musee Matisse and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Flights from Manchester to Nice land at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which is just under 6 km from Nice. Frequent buses run between the airport and the town, while a station about 1 km from the airport offers a pleasant coastal route alternative. Car rental and taxis are available at the airport's two terminals. Ligne d'Azur buses make up Nice's transport network, supplemented by the coastal trains and Nice has a weekend night bus service.

Travel Tips

Flights from Manchester to Nice
Take a flight 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 Manchester to Nice.
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for flights between Manchester and Nice?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Nice, France by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Manchester and Nice as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to Manchester, United Kingdom from Nice, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Nice to Manchester is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Nice?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 12/06/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Nice to Manchester flight here.

How much do cheap flights between Manchester and Nice cost?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between Manchester and Nice for as low as £76  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Manchester to Nice on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Nice flight price to come in at an average of £201  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Nice by plane?
The Manchester to Nice flight distance is approximately 800 miles (1290 km).
How many hours does it take from Manchester to Nice by plane?
While the time it takes to travel 800 miles (1290 km) from Manchester to Nice can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from Manchester to Nice is on average 8 h 30 min.
What airport in Manchester does the flight to Nice leave from? Which airport do I fly into Nice from Manchester?

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

Where do I find the Manchester airport for the flight to Nice? Where is the Nice airport?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Airport, is located 0 miles (0 km) from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival airport, Nice Cote d'Azur Airport, is located 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre of Nice. You can check what public transportation connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport to the city centre in Nice.

Which airlines should I travel with from Manchester to Nice?
When taking a flight from Manchester to Nice, you can count on Jet2. Com for the best way to get you to Nice. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service between Manchester and Nice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
When does the first flight depart from Manchester to Nice? When does the last flight depart from Manchester to Nice?
The earliest flight for this route departs from Manchester at 08: 40. The last flight leaves from Manchester at 18: 40. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Manchester to Nice and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase plane tickets between Manchester and Nice for the best deals?
You can find a flight from Manchester to Nice to cost on average £201 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Nice flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.