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There are 9 ways to get from Nice to Manchester by plane, bus, train, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly to Manchester  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Manchester (MAN) NCE - MAN

£63 - £191

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Fly to Liverpool, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Liverpool (LPL) NCE - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street

£63 - £564

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) NCE - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

£79 - £255

Train via Lille  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£295 - £429

Train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£237 - £673

Bus  •  27h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Lyon, Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

£120 - £190

Bus, train  •  28h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£128 - £199

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 16m

  1. Drive from Nice to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Manchester

£303 - £384

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 27m

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

£189 - £279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Manchester is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 650€ and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Manchester is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Manchester station. However, there are services departing from Gare Thiers and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Nice Aéroport, Lyon, Lyon Perrache and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 53m.

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The distance between Nice and Manchester is 1290 km.

The best way to get from Nice to Manchester without a car is to train via Lille which takes 12h 50m and costs 330€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Nice to Manchester, including transfers.

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Nice to Manchester bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice Aéroport station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Manchester is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train via Lille, which costs 330€ - 490€ and takes 12h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 220€ and takes 27h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Nice to Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 806.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

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

easyJet, British Airways and 10 other airlines fly from Nice to Manchester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Manchester via Lille Europe, London St Pancras Eurostar, St Pancras International, Euston Station, and London Euston in around 12h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Flights from Nice to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £450
Flights from Nice to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £650
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £800
Flights from Nice to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£170 - £190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£170 - £190
1st Class
£220 - £330
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£36 - £41
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£36 - £41
1st Class
£50 - £70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£40 - £110
Premier
£90 - £130
Train from Marseille St Charles to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£130 - £500
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£130 - £500
Premier
£350 - £600
Virgin West Coast Trains
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£27 - £40
1st Class
£35 - £60
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £9
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Lyon, Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to London
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Book at
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nice - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Manchester is 1h behind Nice. It is currently 1:23 PM in Nice and 12:23 PM in Manchester.

Jet2.com, Air France, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1077+ hotels available in Manchester. Prices start at £55 per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 13m and costs 6€.

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