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Bordeaux to Nice by train

The journey from Bordeaux to Nice by train is 396.34 mi and takes 10 hr 24 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:37 AM and the last at 5:46 PM. It is possible to travel from Bordeaux to Nice by train for as little as $69.07 or as much as $380.57. The best price for this journey is $69.07.

Lowest Price$69.07
Journey Duration10 hr 24 min
Connection per Day12
Lowest Price$69.07
Highest Price$380.57
First Departure5:37 AM
Last Departure5:46 PM
Distance396.34 mi
DepartureBordeaux
ArrivalNice
CarriersSNCF, INTERCITÉS de nuitMore

Bordeaux to Nice Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

Traveling by train: Bordeaux to Nice

The average duration of a train journey from Bordeaux to Nice is 10 hr 24 min. There are approximately 12 trains connecting Bordeaux and Nice per day. The cheapest train ticket from Bordeaux to Nice costs around $69.07.

If you're traveling from Bordeaux to Nice by train, you'll depart from Bordeaux Saint Jean station. This station is connected to Nice-Ville station. There might not be a direct connection between all the stations in these two locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services that you can take to reach Nice from Bordeaux. Moreover, remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions.

The transportation is provided by the railway company SNCF, and there are several types of trains you can take, such as TGV INOUI and OUIGO.

  • TGV is the French high-speed intercity rail service operated by SNCF. Additionally, SNCF offers TGV INOUI, which provides a standard service with an enhanced customer experience, and OUIGO, which is a budget version. If you prefer OUIGO, you can access additional fixed services for an extra fee.
  • You can access the Wi-Fi service with the option of Ouifi or Ouifun on OUIGO, and depending on the service type you choose, the features of your free Wi-Fi on TGV INOUI trains are more advanced.
  • Power outlets are available for a small additional fee on seat selection in OUIGO and are customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI.
  • You can select seats. Of course, factors that affect seat selection also impact the price.
  • OUIGO offers two types of baggage options, including the basic fare. It measures 36 x 27 x 15 cm for two carry-on bags or 36 x 27 x 15 cm for one carry-on bag or 55 x 35 x 25 cm for one carry-on bag. Strollers are included in your ticket. For an additional bag or bulky items such as a bicycle, scooter, ski, or musical instrument, you can bring them with you under certain conditions. There is no weight limit for your luggage on TGV INOUI, but you must be able to carry your luggage yourself and label them. You can also bring your bicycle for an additional fee.
  • There is no onboard catering or bar service on OUIGO trains. Many TGV trains have café cars where you can find snacks or drinks, and on TGV INOUI service, you can order from your seat and have it delivered.

The train between Bordeaux and Nice is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Nice. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. After reaching Nice, the city offers a variety of options for things to do and places to see, ensuring that everyone can enjoy themselves. Take a leisurely walk along the iconic Promenade des Anglais, which stretches along the coastline. (Distance: Located right next to the train station.). You can purchase souvenirs and food at the Flower Market in Cours Saleya and take a stroll through Old Town (Vieux Nice), filled with colorful buildings, narrow alleys, and local shops (distance from Nice-Ville station: 1 kilometer, approximately 12 minutes on foot). You can also experience a cultural performance at the beautiful Nice Opera House, known for its stunning architecture and diverse program of shows. At the Parc de la Colline du Château, you can savor delicious dishes on Rue Jean Médecin, one of the most famous streets with a unique view (distance from Nice-Ville station: 1.5 kilometers, approximately 20 minutes on foot). Lastly, do not forget to visit Place Garibaldi, a historic square with Italian-inspired architecture. It's a great spot for people-watching and enjoying a drink at one of the charming cafés. (distance from Nice-Ville station: 1.6 kilometers, approximately 20 minutes on foot).

If you are planning to travel from Bordeaux to Nice by train, allow us the privilege of aiding you in the meticulous planning of your journey. We check thousands of destinations by train, bus, and plane to assist you in finding the best price. If you want to see the best prices for all modes of transportation between Bordeaux and Nice, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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Cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Nice
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Nice.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bordeaux to Nice, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bordeaux to Nice.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.03 to $223.74 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 100% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Nice

The cheapest Bordeaux - Nice train tickets can be found for as low as $77.41 if you’re lucky, or $114.84 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $154.61.

Find the best day to travel to Nice by train

When travelling to Nice by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Intercités de Nuit is a night train service operated by the French national railway company, SNCF. It connects major cities in France and offers overnight travel options for passengers. The trains are equipped with sleeping compartments, reclining seats, and dining cars. Intercités de Nuit combines the advantages of transportation and accommodation, making it a popular and environmentally friendly choice.

Intercités is a train service offered by SNCF. Intercités trains operate on regional, national, and international routes, connecting cities and towns within France as well as with neighboring countries. Unlike the high-speed TGV trains, Intercités trains have a more traditional feel and offer a scenic way to travel and explore the country. Sleep on board an Intercités train is possible through the "Intercités de nuit" offer, which includes the option to reserve a reclining seat or berth.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Bordeaux to Nice

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by INTERCITÉS, OUIGO and TER when traveling from Bordeaux to Nice.

Second Class - The Essential

The Essential is a second class ticket, offers a cost-effective solution for those seeking basic comfort during their journey. Moreover, this ticket is exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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First Class-The Comfort

The Comfort is a first class ticket, offers a premium level of comfort and amenities. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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INTERCITÉS Pro

If you opt for the INTERCITÉS Pro option, you will have access to full flexibility and the Grand Voyageur service for select destinations. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train, and up to 2 hours post-departure, given specific conditions
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Complimentary WiFi service is provided for you on select INTERCITÉS routes, notably Paris-Clermont-Ferrand, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse, Marseille-Bordeaux, and Paris-Briançon. For those travelling overnight, WiFi connectivity is assured on the Paris-Nice and Paris-Briançon routes.
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INTERCITÉS trains come equipped with standard E.U. two-point plug sockets. Plug in and power up!
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On INTERCITÉS trains, you have the freedom to bring along any luggage you wish, be it a suitcase, overnight bag, or backpack. Just ensure each item doesn't exceed 130cm in height or 90cm in width. Remember to label all your belongings for easy identification. While you can bring as much as you can handle, ensure everything is securely stored, prioritizing the comfort and safety of everyone onboard. Keep smaller items nearby, like under your seat, and place bigger pieces in designated areas or along the aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, INTERCITÉS offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Hungry or thirsty? Enjoy our at-seat food and drink service. The 'Nos Territoires Gourmands' menu showcases quality local products. Look for this service on routes like Paris-Clermont-Ferrance and Bordeaux-Marseille, as well as select overnight journeys.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All INTERCITÉS trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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On Intercités trains, non-folding bikes require a €10 registration fee at the time of booking. Meanwhile, folding bikes in appropriate bags are welcome onboard at no extra cost, as long as its dimensions don't exceed 130 x 90 cm when folded. Bikes, whether folding or not, can be taken on some Intercités trains without a reservation for free. However, while most trains offer free bike storage, be aware that on the Nantes-Bordeaux and Nantes-Lyon lines, a €5 fee is charged.
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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board SNCF, INTERCITÉS and OUIGO from Bordeaux to Nice
Compare services on board when travelling from Bordeaux to Nice by train.
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Bordeaux to Nice CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
44.65kg
Bus
47.84kg
Flight
127.57kg
Car
102.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bordeaux to Nice by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bordeaux and Nice are 44.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bordeaux and Nice? By taking the train between Bordeaux and Nice you will save 82.92kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.19kg compared to a bus and 57.41kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bordeaux to Nice?
A train ticket from Bordeaux to Nice is $167.53. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $69.07.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bordeaux to Nice?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bordeaux to Nice is $69.07. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bordeaux and Nice by train?
Bordeaux to Nice is 396.34 mi.
How long does the train between Bordeaux and Nice take?
Bordeaux to Nice is on average 10 hr 24 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 43 min.
Which companies operate from Bordeaux to Nice?
The train journey from Bordeaux to Nice is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SNCF, INTERCITÉS de nuit, INTERCITÉS, OUIGO, TER and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Bordeaux to Nice?
Bordeaux to Nice has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bordeaux to Nice leave?
The earliest train from Bordeaux to Nice departs at 5:37 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bordeaux to Nice depart?
The latest train from Bordeaux to Nice departs at 5:46 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bordeaux to Nice in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $69.07 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Bordeaux to Nice by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bordeaux and Nice is 8 hr 43 min.
Is there a direct train from Bordeaux to Nice?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bordeaux and Nice.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bordeaux to Nice by train?
The train journey from Bordeaux to Nice creates 44.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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