Flights to Nice

Nice is the sparkling gem of the French Riviera. This enchanting city, lapped by the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea, is home to historic charm and a vibrant cultural scene. It’s also the perfect base to explore the rest of the Riviera, as it’s easy to plan day trips to Monaco, Cannes and Antibes.

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Fly to Nice with British Airways and start your day with a leisurely stroll along the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais and admire the sweeping sea views.

Then head to the historic Old Town and explore its narrow, cobbled streets, colourful buildings and lively markets. Make sure to visit the exciting Cours Saleya, known for its fragrant flower markets and delicious Provencal cuisine.

After enjoying some lunch, art enthusiasts should head to the Marc Chagall National Museum and the Matisse Museum, both showcasing the works of these iconic artists.

Then finish the day with a hike up Castle Hill to enjoy the panoramic view of the city as the sun sets. Book your flight to Nice now.

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Flight time

2 hours 10 mins

Time Zone

GMT +1

Currency

Euro

Nice flight FAQ's

A flight from London Heathrow or London Gatwick to Nice Airport takes just over two hours.

Spring and summer are the most popular times of the year to visit the city, so book your flights in the autumn or winter to save but still enjoy sunny, mild weather.

You can make a trip to Nice fit any budget. The city is very walkable, so you can admire the beautiful architecture of the Old Town by foot. Explore the local markets and bakeries for budget-friendly eats or to enjoy a picnic on the beach. Some of the city’s best attractions are free, like the Promenade des Anglais and Castle Hill. You can also use the affordable public transport network to visit nearby towns.

Once you land in Nice Airport, you’re a 15-minute drive from the city centre. You can catch a taxi from outside the terminal building or hop on a tram to take you to your destination. Once you’ve arrived, you can explore city centre on foot, or you rent bikes or use the local buses and trams to navigate the area.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to see more of what France has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

There’s so much to see and do in Nice. From spending the day on the beach with a cold drink in hand to visiting the picturesque Colline du Chateau waterfall, there are plenty of opportunities for relaxing on your holiday. For sightseeing, Nice’s Russian Cathedral – with its glistening onion domes and ornate interior – is a must. As is the Palais Lascaris, a beautifully restored Baroque palace, where you can see period furniture, art and musical instruments.

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders do not need a visa to visit France. If you hold a passport from a country or territory outside of these areas, you may need to apply for a visa before you travel. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to at the IATA Travel Centre.

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Our cabins

All our cabins offer the same great – and uniquely British – experience. Choose your perfect way to fly, from economy to business.

Economy

Our Euro Traveller cabin offers all the touches you need to enjoy your flight at an affordable price.

Euro traveller

Business

Work or relax in our Club Europe cabin and enjoy lounge access, a dedicated check-in area and more personal space.

Club Europe

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