There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Nice by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Nice (NCE) IST - NCE

$85 - $265

3 alternative options

Bus Dary Commerce  •  36 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Nice Airport

Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Otogar to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Nice

$209 - $307

Drive  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Nice 1423.2 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Nice is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Nice is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Nice is 1801 km. The road distance is 2277.1 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Nice without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Istanbul to Nice, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Nice is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 500 ₺ - 1.700 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Nice is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 11:26 PM in Istanbul and 10:26 PM in Nice.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Nice is 2277 km. It takes approximately 21 h 56 min to drive from Istanbul to Nice.

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Luxair, Tunisair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Nice Airport.

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  • Distance: 1125.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Nice, France?

Turkish Airlines, Tunisair and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Nice every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Nice via Plovdiv, Nice Airport, and St-Laurent-du-Var in around 36 h 10 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
27 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Shumen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
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