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Train to Copenhagen, fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Helsingborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Nice (NCE) CPH - NCE

€67 - €132

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Fly from Helsingborg  •  10h 8m

  1. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Nice (NCE) AGH - NCE

€218 - €931

Train via Paris  •  23h 12m

  1. Take the train from Helsingborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

€348 - €624

Ferry, train, bus  •  26h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from Helsingborg Centralstation to Helsingør
  2. Take the train from Helsingør to København H 029
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

Train  •  26h 36m

  1. Take the train from Helsingborg C to Malmö C 029
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse to Nice-Ville Tgv

€225 - €453

Bus via Munich  •  32h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade 173 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Munich central bus station N05
  3. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Nice 492

€93 - €125

Bus  •  41h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Helsingbourg to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Genova
  3. Take the bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Nice - Ferber

€89 - €121

Drive, car train  •  22h 28m

  1. Drive from Helsingborg to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Nice

Drive  •  18h 24m

  1. Drive from Helsingborg to Nice 1986.3 km

€230 - €340

Helsingborg to Nice by train

The train journey time between Helsingborg and Nice is around 27h 57m and covers a distance of around 2545 km. The fastest train normally takes 27h 57m. Operated by Öresundståg, Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Helsingborg to Nice train service departs from Helsingborg Centralstation and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
27h 57m
Fastest train time:
27h 57m
Train distance:
2545 km
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€388
Carbon emissions:
134 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:10
Last train departs at:
13:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Helsingborg to Nice train schedules

Sweden → France
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International entry into France from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Conditions of entry into France from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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 mandatory.

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, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Helsingborg to Nice is to train and fly which costs 650 kr - 1400 kr and takes 6h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Helsingborg to Nice is to train and fly which takes 6h 3m and costs 650 kr - 1400 kr.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsingborg to Nice. However, there are services departing from Helsingborg and arriving at Nice via Copenhagen central train station and Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Helsingborg station to Nice. However, there are services departing from Helsingborg Centralstation and arriving at Nice Ville via København H, Hamburg-Altona, Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 12m.

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The distance between Helsingborg and Nice is 1426 km. The road distance is 1986.3 km.

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The best way to get from Helsingborg to Nice without a car is to train via Paris which takes 23h 12m and costs 3500 kr - 6500 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Helsingborg to Nice, including transfers.

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Helsingborg to Nice bus services, operated by Vy bus4you, depart from Helsingborg station.

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Helsingborg to Nice train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Helsingborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Helsingborg to Nice is to fly which takes 10h 8m and costs 2200 kr - 9500 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 3500 kr - 6500 kr and takes 23h 12m, you could also bus via Munich, which costs 900 kr - 1300 kr and takes 32h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Helsingborg to Nice.
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  • Distance: 1425.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Helsingborg, Sweden and Nice, France?

Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Helsingborg to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Helsingborg to Nice via København H, Hamburg-Altona, Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 23h 12m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1200
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €1200
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €120
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Helsingborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Helsingborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Helsingør to København H
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Helsingborg C to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Helsingør St. to København H
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €220
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €180
Skånetrafiken
Phone
+46 77 177 77 77
Website
skanetrafiken.se
Train from Helsingborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Skånetrafiken
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Helsingborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €21
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
€16 - €21
2nd Class Ticket
€8 - €10
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Snälltåget
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 Mulhouse to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€240 - €430
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Helsingborg to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Nice
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Helsingborg to Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €60
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Genova
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
ForSea
Phone
042-18 61 00
Email
kundservice@forseaferries.com
Website
forsea.se
Ferry from Helsingborg Centralstation to Helsingør
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
ForSea

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