Nice to Xian Flights (NCE-XIY)

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Nice to Xian Flights (NCE-XIY)

Nice to Xian

Finnair serves Nice through Nice Côte D’Azur International Airport (NCE) which is conveniently located just 7 km west of Nice. Finnair offers flights from Nice to one of over 100 locations around the world and we invite you to fly with us and see why we have been serving passengers globally for over 90 years.

Reaching Nice Côte D’Azur International Airport from the city centre is simple, with the route 99 bus linking Gare de Nice-Ville railway station to the airport. Nice Riquier railway station is served by the route 98 bus. Alternatively, taxis are available to take you the short distance between Nice itself and NCE.

Departing from Nice with Finnair

  • Your Finnair flight from Nice will depart from Terminal 2.
  • If you have time to spare before your flight, you can upgrade and enjoy a spell in the luxurious Infinity lounge.
  • Online and mobile check-in are available so that you can save time before your flight and enjoy longer with your feet up in the lounge.


Located in China’s Shaanxi Province, Xian (also spelt Xi’an) is an ancient city that is famous for the Terracotta Warriors. Fly to Xian to marvel at the mighty statues (often a highlight of any trip to Xian), created to protect an emperor in the afterlife, hidden for many years and now a UNESCO-listed site. Other things to enjoy after your flight to Xian include the world’s biggest city wall, the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and the Grand Mosque. Tang Paradise and Daming Palace and Park are great if flying to Xian with children. Book flights to Xian, China, to discover surrounding areas too, including Mount Huashan, Taiping National Forest Park and Huaqing Hot Springs. Sample local specialities like biang biang noodles, yang rou pao mo bread and mutton soup, and sweet shi zi bing buns after your Xi’an flights.


As a year-round destination, there’s no bad time to book plane tickets to Xian. Summer is the peak tourist season, while autumn sees the fewest visitors. Autumn is the best period to find discount accommodation rates and cheap flights to Xian.

Summers are hot and winters are cooler, while spring and autumn have moderate temperatures. Spring can experience sandstorms, so autumn is generally seen as the best time to visit Xian.

If you want to experience a major holiday, like Chinese New Year, May Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival, be sure to book your airline tickets to Xian and hotels well in advance.


In 1988, Finnair became the first European carrier to offer direct flights between Europe and China. Today, the airline has the shortest routes between the two continents.

Many Finnair flights to Xi’an use the advanced A350 aeroplanes. Large windows, more space and technological advances help to provide greater comfort on Xian flights.

We connect Xian with numerous cities via Helsinki. Direct flights to Xian from Helsinki take a little less than 08h. If you book cheap flights to Xian from London, Munich, Stockholm, Paris or another destination, your Helsinki stopover will be smooth and convenient. All transit services and gates are within one building.

Enjoy professional service and Nordic hospitality on Finnair’s flights to Xian, along with delicious meals and great on-board entertainment. Check out Xian flight deals in Nordic Business Class for extra benefits, like priority boarding and luggage collection, an increased baggage allowance and fully flat seats.