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Manchester to Nice flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Manchester and Nice take, on average, 2 h and 47 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Manchester with Nice found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Manchester International is the departure airport operating flights between Manchester and Nice
Arriving AirportFlights departing Manchester with Nice as destination arrives at Cote D'azur

Cheap last minute flights to Nice

Latest deals and top flight routes from Manchester airports.

Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Thu, 04 Nov
MAN Manchester
NCE Nice
return from £117
Departure Mon, 15 Nov Return Fri, 19 Nov
MAN Manchester
NCE Nice
return from £113
Flight route information
Find out further information on Manchester and Nice to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 21 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Nice are 57% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Nice is 16% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 28% more expensive in Nice than in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 10% 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

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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

😷 Is it safe to travel from Manchester to Nice during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions France may apply when travelling from Manchester. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Nice at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Nice is 113£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best 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 2.97 GBP, 29% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.30 GBP, while train tickets costs 57% less in Nice: 1.27 GBP against 2.95 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.75 GBP in Nice, 15% less than the 15.00 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 8% more expensive in Nice, with an average of 3.12 GBP , while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.88 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Nice?
The most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Nice are July, June and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 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 1º month to fly to Nice from Manchester in terms of searches from our customer, 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.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Nice?
The total flight time between Manchester and Nice is of around 02:47 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,416 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Nice compared to Manchester?
While in Manchester the temperatures can reach an average of 26.08 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Nice's temperatures can go up to 31.82 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.35 ºC in Nice, compared to the -2.77 ºC average degrees reported in Manchester. During the winter period, Manchester can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Nice have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Manchester and Nice?
The main airport route flying between Manchester and Nice is: Manchester International (MAN) to Cote D azur (NCE). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jet2.Com.
  • Easyjet.
  • British Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Manchester to Nice are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Manchester to Nice are:
  • Brussels Airlines, stoping in Brussels for 130 minutes minimun.
  • Lufthansa, with 90 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Lufthansa, with 90 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
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