Birmingham to Nice by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 25m
  • Distance
    1,188 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 46m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Nice by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Nice take around 11 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,188 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Nice.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Nice?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Birmingham 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 12 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Nice train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Nice is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:22, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Nice train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Birmingham to Nice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Nice?

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

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

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