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from Zurich to Nice

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Sun
17 Oct
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£243Swiss
Mon
18 Oct
£167SNCF | TGV INOUI
£244Swiss
Tue
19 Oct
£110SNCF | TGV INOUI
£119Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£123SNCF | TGV INOUI
£119Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
£167SNCF | TGV INOUI
£165Swiss
Fri
22 Oct
£251SNCF | TGV INOUI
£165Swiss
Sat
23 Oct
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£196Swiss
Sun
24 Oct
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£113Swiss
Mon
25 Oct
£231SNCF | TGV INOUI
£165Swiss
Tue
26 Oct
£113SNCF | TGV INOUI
£113Swiss
Wed
27 Oct
£123SNCF | TGV INOUI
£114Swiss
Thu
28 Oct
£182SNCF | TGV INOUI
£134Swiss
Fri
29 Oct
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£166Swiss

Travel Information between Zurich and Nice

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£81 - £154
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £81 • 15 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £139 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 260 miles (419 km) from Zurich to Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £81. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Swiss, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Nice.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Nice from Zurich?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Nice, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nice if travelling 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 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 15/10/2021; 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 from Zurich to Nice.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Nice, France?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Nice.

How do I go from Zurich to Nice?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Zurich to Nice. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Nice?

The cheapest way from Zurich to Nice is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £81 compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach journey is usually £58 less than a journey to Nice by plane, which costs on average £139 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £74 less than a journey to Nice by train, which costs on average £154 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Nice from Zurich?

The quickest way to travel to Nice from Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 15 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 3 min   on average.

What is the distance from Zurich to Nice?

The distance between Zurich and Nice is around 260 miles (419 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Nice?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Nice is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Nice from Zurich as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Zurich to Nice, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Nice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Nice:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Nice Ville.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Zurich to Nice?

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

  • Swiss can take you to Nice by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Zurich to Nice for £139.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Nice by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Zurich to Nice tickets on Omio for £81.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Nice by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Zurich to Nice tickets on Omio for £154.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Zurich to Nice ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Nice often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Nice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nice and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Nice from Zurich online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich 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 plane ticket for this journey is on average £139 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £81 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £154 one way for this route.

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