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Train Information between Zurich and Nice

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£181 (€205)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to Nice cover the 260 miles (419 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 36 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £181, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £111. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Nice Ville.

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Trains from Zurich to Nice
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Nice, France if I'm coming from Zurich, Switzerland by train?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Nice, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Nice as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Nice, France?

Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Nice?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Nice.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Nice from Zurich?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Nice from Zurich for as little as £110  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Zurich to Nice cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Nice train price to come in at an average of £181  one way.
What is the distance to Nice from Zurich via train?
You should expect to travel around 260 miles (419 km)  from Zurich to Nice by train.
How many hours does it take from Zurich to Nice by train?
While the time it takes to travel 260 miles (419 km) from Zurich to Nice can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zurich to Nice is on average 12 h 36 min.
When travelling by train from Zurich to Nice, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Nice do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Nice from Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Your route can end in train stations such as Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB   and arrive in Nice Ville.

Where do I find the Zurich train station to Nice? Where is the Nice train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Zürich HB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Nice, called Nice Ville, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

How many train services are there from Zurich to Nice a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Nice is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Zurich to Nice? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Nice?
If you prefer early morning trains from Zurich to Nice, the first train leaves at 05: 34. If you prefer late night trains from Zurich to Nice, the last train of the day leaves at 13: 34. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Nice timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Zurich and Nice for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Zurich to Nice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £181 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Zurich and Nice are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Nice
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Nice.