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There are 10 ways to get from Sweden to Nice by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train, car or car train

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Fly from Copenhagen  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Nice (NCE) CPH - NCE

€60 - €123

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Fly from Gothenburg  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Nice (NCE) GOT - NCE

€111 - €452

Fly from Stockholm  •  6h

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Nice (NCE) ARN - NCE

€65 - €175

Fly from Helsingborg  •  10h 8m

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

€158 - €471

Train  •  29h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

€331 - €664

Bus  •  42h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan N95
  3. Take the bus from Milan to Nice 492

€165 - €198

Train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Stockholm City station to Nynäshamn station
  2. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn - Visby to Gdańsk
  3. Take the bus from Gdańsk to Genova
  4. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Ventimiglia Re / ...

€155 - €203

Night train, train  •  34h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf 301
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse to Nice-Ville Tgv

€324 - €485

Drive, car train  •  28h 3m

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

Drive  •  23h 59m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Nice 2535.3 km

€300 - €440

Sweden to Nice by train

The train journey time between Sweden and Nice is around 33h 12m and covers a distance of around 3051 km. The fastest train normally takes 30h 45m. Operated by Snälltåget, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Sweden to Nice train service departs from Stockholm Centralstation and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
33h 12m
Fastest train time:
30h 45m
Train distance:
3051 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€349
Carbon emissions:
160 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:22
Last train departs at:
16:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sweden 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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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sweden to Nice is to fly which costs 600 kr - 1300 kr and takes 5h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Sweden to Nice is to fly. Taking this option will cost 600 kr - 1300 kr and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sweden station to Nice. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Central Bus Station and arriving at Nice via Berlin central bus station and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sweden station to Nice. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Nice Ville via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 17m.

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The distance between Sweden and Nice is 1842 km. The road distance is 2535.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Nice without a car is to train which takes 29h 17m and costs 3300 kr - 7000 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Sweden to Nice, including transfers.

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Sweden to Nice bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Stockholm Central Bus Station.

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Sweden to Nice train services, operated by Snälltåget, depart from Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Nice is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs 600 kr - 1300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3300 kr - 7000 kr and takes 29h 17m, you could also bus, which costs 1600 kr - 2100 kr and takes 42h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Sweden to Nice.
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  • Distance: 1842.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Sweden and Nice, France?

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Norwegian Air International and nine other airlines fly from Malmö to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Nice via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 29h 17m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Gothenburg to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Gothenburg to Nice via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Stockholm to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Flights from Stockholm to Nice via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Flights from Stockholm to Nice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €390
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
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Gothenburg to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Stockholm to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Stockholm to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1300
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €1300
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Flights from Stockholm to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
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 Gothenburg to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Stockholm to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
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 Gothenburg to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Stockholm to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Helsingborg to Nice via Stockholm, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Flights from Gothenburg to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Stockholm to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €120
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €350
Train operators
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Snälltåget
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 Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€140 - €210
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 Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
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
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
Train from Genova Brignole to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
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 - €440
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
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Website
Comati PSG
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 Berlin central bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Gdańsk to Genova
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Polferries
Phone
+48 94 35 52 102
Email
info@polferries.pl
Website
polferries.com
Car ferry from Nynäshamn - Visby to Gdańsk
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€81
Website
Polferries

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

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Sweden to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sweden to Nice is 2535 km. It takes approximately 23h 59m to drive from Sweden to Nice.

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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle, easyJet and six other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Nice Airport.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 80 kr - 120 kr.

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