|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop|
|Average price||£79||Average for round-trip flights in October 2020|
|Round-trip from||£41||From London to Nice|
Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Nice along with the rest of France. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: France has restricted the entry of all travelers arriving from non-Schengen Member States. Nationals of France and their spouses and children, long-term residents with French residence permits and their spouses and children, long-term residents of EEA Member States, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, the United Kingdom or the Vatican City and their spouses and children on their way home, and healthcare professionals may still enter the country. Airline crew, personnel of diplomatic and consular missions and international organizations with offices in France and their spouses and children, and merchant seamen may also enter. Travelers must have an International Travel Certificate to enter and transit France, which must be obtained prior to departure via the French consular offices abroad or online at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr. Additionally, travelers returning to a residence in France which is more than 100 km from their point of entry, or who need to use public transport during peak hours in Île-de-France (Greater Paris), must have a declaration form certifying their reason for travel. Travelers arriving in mainland France from outside the UK, EU (except for Spain), Andorra, Vatican City, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, and Switzerland are requested to comply with a voluntary 14-day self-quarantine upon arrival. Travelers arriving in overseas French territorities, as well as any travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19, will have to carry out a mandatory 14 day quarantine at home or in a facility chosen by the government.. If you are looking to book a trip to Nice and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.
LON - NCE
£55 - £195
14 - 28 °C
10 - 136 mm
Typically, the peak of summer is also the peak season in Nice. July and August see the clubs, beaches and hotels all crowded and bustling with tourists so make sure to secure your flight tickets early as the prices will rise over the summer.
February is home to the Nice Carnival which is the main winter event on the Riviera. It is very popular and will make cheap flights to Nice extremely hard to find without booking well in advance. It is worth it though as the Carnaval is one of the largest carnivals in the world, with nights and day of parades and entertainment. Early spring is a quieter time to visit Nice, and you’ll be able to secure cheap flight tickets too as the tourists haven’t yet started to flock over.
Autumn is still pleasant with warm weather and most of the crowds have left. November is another quiet month to visit although a lot of the hotels and restaurant are closed. You can find cheap flights to Nice around November though and the weather is still warm. Winter can be quite chilly, but it is also a very pleasant time to book your flights to Nice thanks to the quiet streets and cheap accommodation.
Normally December, January and February offer the cheapest flights to Nice, with the exception of Christmas and the New Year. If you intend to visit Nice during the peak of Summer or during an event or festival make sure to book your flight tickets well in advance to avoid paying steep prices.
Visiting in spring or autumn offers cheap flights to Nice as well as pleasant weather and less tourists, so unless there is a specific reason to visit in the summer, secure your flight tickets for spring or autumn. If you are flexible with your dates then you can grab some absolute bargains on flights to Nice.
Flights from London to Nice: 2 hours 00 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Nice: 3 hours 35 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Nice: 3 hours 45 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Nice: 2 hours 25 minutes
British Airways, easyJet and KLM are three airlines that offer cheap flights to Nice, although some offer different benefits to others. British Airways for example provide all passengers free food and drink for the duration of their flights to Nice, although you might pay slightly more for the privilege. If you’re not overly fussed about the comfort or the airline, but just want the best price then easyJet normally provide the cheapest flights to Nice, just be sure to check the cost of adding checked in baggage on the plane as some budget airlines overcharge.
Getting to the city is very easy, with two buses that go straight from the airport. Make sure you press the stop button before your stop though else the driver will keep going. You’ll see the stops come up at the front of the bus.
If you have luggage and don’t want to go through the hassle of a bus then a taxi is an option. If you do take one though, make sure you agree on a fee beforehand and insist on a receipt. Even locals aren’t overly keen on using the taxis as they have a habit of overcharging.
There is a train around a 20 minute walk from the airport which will take you to the main train station or as far as Italy if you’re not careful so make sure to get off at your stop.