There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Frankfurt to Nice  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nice (NCE) FRA - NCE

$90 - $280

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Nice, Nice N508

$68 - $106

6 alternative options

Fly Frankfurt to Marseille, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Marseille (MRS) FRA - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville

$117 - $345

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Nice  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$121 - $361

Train TGV  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Ec / ...

$235 - $271

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville Ec / ...

$177 - $305

Bus Ouibus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Torino - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$82 - $123

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nice 619.1 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nice is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 19 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nice is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 75€ - 240€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Nice is 721 km. The road distance is 990 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Gambetta / Promenade via La Passerelle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Nice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Nice, France?

Lufthansa, Luxair and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Nice every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Nice via Marseille-St-Charles in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $7,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $380
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR

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