Manchester to Nice by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    22:28
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    12hr
  • Distance
    1,290 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Nice by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Nice take around 12 hours, covering a distance of approximately 1,290 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Nice.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Nice?

Journeys between Manchester and Nice usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Manchester to Nice every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Nice?

The Manchester to Nice train travel time is normally about 12 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester to Nice train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Nice is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 22:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 22:28.

When to book Manchester to Nice train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Nice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Nice?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Nice, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.