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Overview: Manchester to Nice flight

distanceDistance800 miles (1290 km)
durationAverage flight duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£177 (€203)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesJet2. Com

Flights from Manchester to Nice cover the 800 miles (1290 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like Jet2. Com. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as £165, but the average price of plane tickets is £177. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

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: Manchester to Nice flight

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.

What are the travel restrictions for Nice, France if I'm coming from Manchester, United Kingdom by plane?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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

When travelling 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 21/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Manchester and Nice before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Nice, France?

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Manchester from Nice?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 21/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Manchester from Nice.

What is the cost of cheap flights to Nice from Manchester?

Omio customers have found the cheapest flights to Nice from Manchester to cost as little as £165  in the next 7 days.

How much does the flight from Manchester to Nice cost on average?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Nice flight prices are on average £177  one way.

What is the distance to Nice from Manchester via plane?

You should expect to travel around 800 miles (1290 km)  between Manchester and Nice by plane.

How many hours does it take from Manchester to Nice by plane?

The flight time to Nice from Manchester is on average 7 h 35 min  for the 800 miles (1290 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Nice by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which airport for the flight from Manchester to Nice do I fly out of? Which Nice airport from Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Manchester Airport   to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Manchester located? Where is the arrival airport in Nice located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Airport, is located 8.2 miles (13.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival airport, Nice Cote d'Azur Airport, is located 3.8 miles (6.1 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.

What airlines offer a service from Manchester to Nice?

For the journey from Manchester to Nice you can take a flight with Jet2. Com. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to Nice from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How early should I book plane tickets to Nice from Manchester to score the best deals?

You can find a flight from Manchester to Nice to cost on average £177 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.