How to get from London to Nice

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from London to Nice

You can get from London to Nice by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
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To get from London to Nice on 19 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:30London Luton Airport2h05 21:35Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£1871One-way
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23:30London31h10 07:40Nice
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£1251One-way
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16:10London Gatwick Airport15h30 08:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£1521One-way
21:45London Gatwick Airport9h55 08:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£2701One-way
21:05London Gatwick Airport10h35 08:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£2851One-way

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Travel Information between London and Nice

distanceDistance637 miles (1028 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£46 - £106
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £46 • 22 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £106 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Swiss

Travel 637 miles (1028 km) by coach or flight from London to Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Swiss among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Nice.

How to Travel from London to Nice

There are a number of options for those travelling from London to Nice. The main providers for this journey are British Airways and EasyJet. Nice uses the Euro as it's currency and there are no additional visa requirements between London and Nice.

London to Nice Travel Comparison

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£65

22h30

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£91

2h00

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What is the best way to travel from London to Nice?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Nice


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Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from London to Nice; however, buses are infrequent and do not travel from London to Nice every day of the week. Usually there is a maximum of 1 FlixBus travelling from London to Nice per day. Buses traveling from London to Nice depart from London's Victoria Coach Station and take at least 22½ hours to arrive at Nice's Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur.


Fastest way to travel from London to Nice


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from London to Nice. Direct flights traveling from London to Nice depart from one of London's 5 airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, or City) and take approximately 2 hours of flight time to arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. Flying is still the fastest way to travel from London to Nice even when travel time to and from London and Nice's airports is taken into consideration, taking between 4½ and 5½ hours to arrive in Nice.


Most popular way to travel from London to Nice


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Most travellers from London to Nice who book with Omio choose to travel by plane. There are between 14-20 direct flights from London to Nice departing every day. Direct flights traveling from London to Nice are operated by British Airways and easyJet. The first flight departs London at 6:10 a.m. while the last leaves at 8:50 p.m.


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FAQs

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Nice, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nice if travelling from London?

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 measures do I need to follow in Nice, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Nice from London.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Nice restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Nice?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 17/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Nice closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways to travel from London to Nice including taking a coach or flight.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Nice. Tickets for a coach cost on average £46.

This is compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach is generally £60 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £106 from London to Nice.

The fastest way from London to Nice is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h.

Other travel options between London and Nice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Nice by coach can take on average 22 h 10 min.

The London to Nice distance is approximately 637 miles (1028 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Nice:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Nice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Nice by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Nice tickets on Omio for £46.
  • Swiss can take you to Nice by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from London to Nice for £106.
Your journey from London to Nice doesn't have to end in Nice. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Marseille to your London to Nice trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nice today!

Before travelling from London to Nice, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £46 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £106 one way on average.

But we recommend booking London to Nice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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