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Lille to Nice by train

The journey from Lille to Nice by train is 518.36 mi and takes 9 hr 7 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:50 AM and the last at 6:42 PM. It is possible to travel from Lille to Nice by train for as little as $99.38 or as much as $232.21. The best price for this journey is $99.38.

Lowest Price$99.38
Journey Duration9 hr 7 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$99.38
Highest Price$232.21
First Departure5:50 AM
Last Departure6:42 PM
Distance518.36 mi

Lille to Nice Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Traveling by train: Lille to Nice

The average duration of a train journey from Lille to Nice is 9 hr 7 min. There are approximately 8 trains connecting Lille and Nice per day. The cheapest train ticket from Lille to Nice costs around $99.38.

If you're traveling from Lille to Nice by train, you'll depart from Lille-Europe or Lille-Flandres station. These stations are 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 Lille. 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 Lille 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 Lille 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 Lille and Nice, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lille 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 Lille 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 $40.01 to $219.36 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 82% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lille to Nice

The cheapest Lille - Nice train tickets can be found for as low as $62.56 if you’re lucky, or $99.88 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $126.67.

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!

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Lille to Nice CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Lille to Nice by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lille and Nice are 58.39kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lille and Nice? By taking the train between Lille and Nice you will save 108.45kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.18kg compared to a bus and 75.08kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lille to Nice?
A train ticket from Lille to Nice is $173.91. 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 $99.38.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lille to Nice?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lille to Nice is $99.38. 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 Lille and Nice by train?
Lille to Nice is 518.36 mi.
How long does the train between Lille and Nice take?
Lille to Nice is on average 9 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 31 min.
How many train connections per day go from Lille to Nice?
Lille to Nice has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lille to Nice leave?
The earliest train from Lille to Nice departs at 5:50 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 Lille to Nice depart?
The latest train from Lille to Nice departs at 6:42 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 Lille 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 $99.38 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 Lille to Nice by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lille and Nice is 7 hr 31 min.
Is there a direct train from Lille to Nice?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lille and Nice.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lille to Nice by train?
The train journey from Lille to Nice creates 58.39kg of CO2 emissions.

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