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Departure Tue, 25 Aug Return Fri, 28 Aug
MAN Manchester
NCE Nice
return from £97
Departure Sun, 13 Sep Return Mon, 14 Sep
MAN Manchester
NCE Nice
return from £117
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 09 August 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Nice are 55% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Nice costs roughly the same as in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 44% more expensive in Nice than in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 7% more expensive in Nice than in Manchester.

Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
Nice airports
  • ( Cote D'azur (NCE)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 801 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Nice

How long is the flight from Manchester to Nice?

Direct flights from Manchester usually take about three hours to reach Nice. Connecting flights from Manchester take around 6 hours to reach Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE). Your flight duration is also dependent on the flight path and stopover destinations. The distance between Manchester and Nice is approximately 801 miles.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for flight departures from Manchester to Nice include Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), and Marseilles Provence Airport (MRS).

What documentation do I need to fly to Nice from Manchester?

If you hold a British passport, you can travel to Nice without a visa.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Nice?

In addition to basic holiday items such as travel documents, prescription medicine, proof of identity, and clothes, other essentials include a backpack, sunglasses, sunscreen, rain jacket, and swimsuit for your trip to Nice.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Nice

Various airlines provide cheap flights from Manchester to Nice. These include:

  • British Airways, one of the country's largest air operators.
  • EasyJet, a low-cost British airline.
  • Air France, the leading flight operator based in France.
  • Brussels Airlines, Belgium's largest airline.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the largest airline in the Netherlands.
  • Jet2, a charter airline in the UK.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Nice

The easiest way to find discounted airfares from Manchester to Nice, as well as domestic flights in France, is to use Opodo’s simple-to-use search engine. Just fill in your journey dates and destination, and let Opodo do the rest! It’s easy and convenient to use Opodo when looking for flight tickets to Nice. Opodo provides you with a great volume of search results from all the leading airlines, so that you can choose your desired flight to Nice without hassle. Compare all available fares from various flights to find the best deals and a great cheap flight from Manchester to Nice.

When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Nice?

  • June to August, the summer season, is considered the prime travel season in Nice. During this time, you can enjoy hot weather and ample sunshine. You will also find plenty of holidaymakers on the beaches and in the city's restaurants and hotels.
  • September to November is a calmer, lovely time to travel to Nice. During this period, you'll likely encounter nice weather perfect for exploring popular attractions, and closer to September, still indulging in a little sunbathing.
  • December through February is the most inexpensive time to visit the city, even though the weather is often still mild enough for ample sightseeing. In December, you can also make the most of Nice's Christmas markets and festive decorations. Thanks to shoulder season and minimal crowds, you'll also find great deals on flights and hotel bookings.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester has one major airport offering passenger services to Nice: Manchester International Airport (MAN).

Useful information about Manchester International Airport

Located in Greater Manchester, Manchester International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the UK and about 14km away from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – journey time is approximately 20 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly station, on trains that run every ten minutes, seven days a week.
  • By Metrolink — about 35 minutes to get to the airport from Cornbrook station. Trains run every 12 minutes, which can vary during public holidays.
  • By taxi – journey time is around 40 minutes.
  • By bus/coaches — Stagecoach bus, National Express, and Skyline bus cover this journey, which can take between 25 to 70 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, duty-free shops, baggage services, indoor smoking lounges, post office, car rental offices, children's services, cafes, and restaurants.

Airports in Nice

Nice has one major airport providing flight services to Manchester: Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE).

Useful information about Nice Côte d'Azur Airport

Located in the southwestern part of the city, about seven kilometres from the city centre, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is one of France's busiest airports. The airport has two terminals, with free shuttle bus service available between the terminals.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi — about 20 minutes to the city centre.
  • By bus — Lignes d’Azur Bus service, bus numbers 98, 99, and 23; journey time varies between 30 to 40 minutes.
  • By tram — 25 minutes on tram line 2 to get to the city centre.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi access, business lounges, indoor smoking lounges, childcare, money exchange, shopping outlets, bars, and restaurants.

What to do and visit in Nice

  • City breaks in Nice should begin with a glitzy walk down the waterfront Promenade des Anglais.
  • Stroll through Vieux Nice (old town) and Place Masséna to explore bustling market squares, trendy bars, and restaurants.
  • Head over to Nice's Castle Hill and take in stunning views over Vieux Nice and Baie des Anges.
  • Visit the Musée Matisse, home to work by renowned artist Henri Matisse, who lived and worked in the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Nice

How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Nice at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 97€ for the route Manchester - Nice. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Nice expensive to visit compared to Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nice costs an average of 3.63 GBP, 45% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 55% less in Nice: 1.36 GBP against 3.00 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.60 GBP in Nice, 3% less than the 14.00 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 7% more expensive in Nice, with an average of 3.02 GBP , while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.81 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Nice?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Nice are July, June and May.
When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Nice?
The best time of the year to go to Nice when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1 month to fly to  Nice from Manchester in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, February and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Nice.
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