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Flight Information to Nice from Manchester

distanceDistance800 miles (1290 km)
durationAverage flight duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£138 (€156)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesJet2. Com

Flights from Manchester to Nice cover the 800 miles (1290 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Jet2. Com. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £79, but the average price of plane tickets is £138. 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.

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Flights from Manchester to Nice
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FAQs
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Manchester, United Kingdom to Nice, France?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

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 16/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Manchester to Nice before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to Manchester, 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 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 16/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Manchester from Nice.

How much does a cheap flight from Manchester to Nice cost?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets from Manchester to Nice for as low as £79  for the next 7 days.
How much does the flight from Manchester to Nice cost on average?
If you are looking to purchase your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Nice flight to cost on average £138  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Nice by plane?
The Manchester to Nice flight distance is approximately 800 miles (1290 km).
What is the average Manchester to Nice flight duration?
On average the Manchester to Nice flight time is 9 h 30 min  covering the 800 miles (1290 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure airport in Manchester and arrival airport in Nice?

Omio customers travelling this route book their cheap flights from Manchester Airport   to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport   most frequently.

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

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Manchester Airport, which is located around 8 miles (13 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport, located 4 miles (6 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport to take you to the city centre of Nice.

What airlines go 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 between Manchester and Nice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Manchester to Nice?
The earliest flight departing from Manchester to Nice leaves at 05: 15. The last flight departing from Manchester to Nice leaves at 18: 40. You can find the latest Manchester to Nice flight timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a plane ticket to Nice from Manchester to get the best deals?
If you buy Manchester to Nice plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £138. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from Manchester to Nice. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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