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There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg to Nice by plane, train, bus, car train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Nice (NCE) HAM - NCE

$77 - $318

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Train  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

$349 - $508

Bus  •  23 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Milan, Milan N24
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Nice

$98 - $197

Car train, night train  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the car train from Hamburg to Verona Porta Nuova Uex 1395
  2. Take the night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Nice Ville R

$167 - $221

Night train, bus  •  26 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station Nj 401
  2. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Nice - Bus station Ouibus

$120 - $176

Train, drive  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Nice

$262 - $393

Drive  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Nice 898.8 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Nice is to night train and bus which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 26 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Nice is to fly which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Nice. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Nice via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Nice. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Nice Ville via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 17 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Nice is 1116 km. The road distance is 1438.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Nice without a car is to train which takes 15 h 17 min and costs 300€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Hamburg to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Hamburg to Nice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Nice is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 65€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 450€ and takes 15 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 180€ and takes 23 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Nice.
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  • Distance: 697.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Nice, France?

easyJet, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Hamburg to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Nice via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 15 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
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 Hamburg to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
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 Mulhouse to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Hamburg to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Nice is 1438 km. It takes approximately 13 h 40 min to drive from Hamburg to Nice.

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easyJet, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3986+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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