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Train Information from Manchester to Nice

distanceDistance800 miles (1290 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Nice cover the 800 miles (1290 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 59 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Nice Ville.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Manchester, United Kingdom and Nice, France allowed?

Travel between Manchester, 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 Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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
  • 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 03/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Manchester and Nice as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France by train?

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

Is my return train into Manchester from Nice restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Nice closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Manchester to Nice by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Nice via train to be approximately 800 miles (1290 km).
How many hours does it take from Manchester to Nice by train?
The Manchester to Nice train duration is on average 15 h 59 min, which is to be expected when travelling 800 miles (1290 km) between Manchester and Nice. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Nice train leave from? Which Nice train station do I come into from Manchester?

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When arriving in Nice, you can end your route in train stations like Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Nice Ville   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Nice? Where is the train station in Nice located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Nice, called Nice Ville, is located around 0.2 miles (378 m) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Manchester to Nice?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Nice is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Nice.
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