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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Nice

distanceDistance962 miles (1551 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF

Trains from Edinburgh to Nice cover the 962 miles (1551 km) long journey taking on average 19 h 16 min with our travel partners like SNCF. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Nice Ville.

Train providers: SNCF (3) trains Edinburgh to Nice

You can travel by train between Edinburgh and Nice with SNCF (3). When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

SNCF (3)

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train carriages, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

Prices for an SNCF train from Edinburgh to Nice start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 962 miles (1551 km) long journey, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Edinburgh to Nice train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

One of the best ways to travel between Edinburgh and Nice is by taking a train with SNCF (3). Omio helps you find the ideal SNCF (3) train to Nice from Edinburgh by showing you SNCF (3) current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Edinburgh to Nice route. You can expect to travel 962 miles (1551 km) between Edinburgh and Nice on a train with SNCF (3). If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Nice, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your SNCF (3) train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Nice from Edinburgh!

Train information from Edinburgh to Nice with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 19 h 16 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Nice

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FAQs

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Nice, France by train 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 Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 29/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Nice from Edinburgh as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Nice is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Nice restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 29/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Nice closer to your date of departure here.

The Edinburgh to Nice train distance is approximately 962 miles (1551 km).
The train time from Edinburgh to Nice is on average 19 h 16 min  for the 962 miles (1551 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Edinburgh and Nice by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. In Nice you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Nice Ville.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Nice, called Nice Ville, is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city centre.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Nice, you can count on SNCF for the best way to get you to Nice. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Nice from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Nice is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Nice at 05: 52   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Nice leaving at 16: 52. Look for the latest Edinburgh Nice train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Nice
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Nice.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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