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There are 11 ways to get from Canterbury to Nice by train, plane, bus, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to London City, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Nice (NCE) LCY - NCE

$144 - $293

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Bus  •  24h

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nice - Bus station Ouibus

$49 - $69

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nice (NCE) LHR - NCE

$137 - $386

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nice (NCE) LGW - NCE

$93 - $272

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nice (NCE) LTN - NCE

$98 - $282

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nice (NCE) STN - NCE

$116 - $281

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Nice (NCE) SEN - NCE

$140 - $454

Train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

$259 - $410

Bus FlixBus  •  23h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Nice, Nice N719

$79 - $124

Car ferry, drive  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Nice

$188 - $281

Eurotunnel, train, drive  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Nice

$484 - $576

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Nice is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 24h.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Nice is to train and fly which costs £110 - £230 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Nice station. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Nice - Bus station via Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Nice. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Nice Ville via Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Nice is 601 miles.

The best way to get from Canterbury to Nice without a car is to train which takes 10h 4m and costs £190 - £320.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Canterbury to Nice, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Canterbury station.

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Canterbury to Nice train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Nice is to train which takes 10h 4m and costs £190 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £95 and takes 23h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Nice.
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  • Distance: 600.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Nice via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 10h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Nice via Paris City Centre - Bercy, Bercy, Denfert-Rochereau, Denfert-Rochereau-Metro-Rer, Orly Sud, Paris, Paris - Orly Airport, Nice, Nice, and Aéroport Terminal 2 in around 23h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from London Stansted to Nice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Southend to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Southend to Nice via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Southend to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Southend to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Southend to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Southend to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Canterbury to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Nice - Bus station.

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Nice is 1h ahead of Canterbury. It is currently 8:29 AM in Canterbury and 9:29 AM in Nice.

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

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British Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Canterbury to Nice bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 4095+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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