The cheapest times to fly from BUF to NCE are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BUF to NCE is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2007 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $655 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Nice

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Nice (NCE) will usually cost between $824 to $1629 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $812. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1608. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $796 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1164 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to NCE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BUF to NCE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BUF to NCE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to NCE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nice, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Buffalo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $125 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1069. Return trip prices are from the NCE to BUF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BUF to NCE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BUF to NCE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) in Marseille

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from NCE
  • Usually 2.28% less expensive than NCE
  • 2-layover flights available

See BUF to MRS flights


Flight Hacking BUF to NCE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BUF to NCE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (BUF > BOS > NCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $756
  • Average savings: $408 (35.05%)

See BUF to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BUF > JFK > NCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $398 (34.19%)

See BUF to JFK flights

Hack #3: Mulhouse (BUF > BSL > NCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $856
  • Average savings: $308 (26.46%)

See BUF to BSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BUF to NCE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nice Cote D Azur Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4109 miles or 6613 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BUF to NCE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to NCE flight is about 8 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Nice?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from BUF to NCE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BUF
Origination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

Return Airport

Destination code NCE
Destination airport name Nice Cote D Azur Airport
City Nice
Country France
Latitude 43.7
Longitude 7.2


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