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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nice (NCE)

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Train to Eindhoven, fly

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Nice (NCE)

Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nice (NCE)

Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nice Ville

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Nice Airport

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Nice

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Nice

Amsterdam to Nice by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Nice is around 10h 38m and covers a distance of around 1490 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 3m. Operated by Thalys, Paris RER, TGV inOui and others, the Amsterdam to Nice train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically 58 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

58 Weekly Trains
10h 38m Average Duration
€221 Cheapest Price
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International entry into France from Netherlands

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in France

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nice is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nice is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Nice is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Netherlands from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Oct 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Amsterdam to Nice is to bus, which costs €65 - €85 and takes 23h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Nice is to fly which costs €60 - €310 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Nice. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Nice via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Nice. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Nice Ville via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 38m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Nice is 980 km. The road distance is 1387 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Nice without a car is to train via Paris which takes 10h 38m and costs €220 - €430.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Amsterdam to Nice, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Nice train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Nice is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €60 - €310. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs €220 - €430 and takes 10h 38m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €85 and takes 23h 10m.

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  • Distance: 980.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Nice, France?

easyJet, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Nice via Paris Nord, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 10h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €470
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €1100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €1100
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1100
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Eindhoven to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Website
Thalys
Standard
€180 - €250
Comfort
€200 - €260
Premium
€280 - €390
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €85
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€35 - €55
1st Class
€60 - €85
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €160
Rail 1st Class
€140 - €200
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Amsterdam to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice station.

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Amsterdam to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Nice is 1387 km. It takes approximately 13h 2m to drive from Amsterdam to Nice.

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Swiss, Air France, Transavia Holland and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nice Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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