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Nice to Paris by train

The journey from Nice to Paris by train is 426.62 mi and takes 6 hr 43 min. There are 38 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:32 AM and the last at 7:09 PM. It is possible to travel from Nice to Paris by train for as little as $30.79 or as much as $254.74. The best price for this journey is $30.79.

Lowest Price$30.79
Journey Duration6 hr 43 min
Connection per Day38
Lowest Price$30.79
Highest Price$254.74
First Departure5:32 AM
Last Departure7:09 PM
Distance426.62 mi
DepartureNice
ArrivalParis
CarriersFrecciarossa, SNCFMore

Nice to Paris Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Traveling from Nice to Paris by train

The average duration of a train journey from Nice to Paris is approximately 6 hr 43 min. The distance between the two main stations measures 426.62 mi. On an average day, 38 trains establish a link between Nice and Paris. This route's most affordable train ticket is priced around $30.79. When journeying from Nice to Paris by train, you'll set off from Place Massena,Nice Airport (Terminal 1),Nice - Riquier,Gare SNCF NICE PONT MICHEL,Nice-Ville,Nice Center Bus Station,Nice Port stations, which connect to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 2C,Paris La Défense,Paris Montparnasse 3 Vaugirard,Paris Gare du Nord,Paris, Porte Maillot,Paris - Gare De Lyon,Paris Beauvais-Tillé Airport,Paris - Orly Airport stations in Paris. Though only some stations on this route might have a direct connection, Virail provides information on both direct routes and transfer connections to help you reach your destination. It's good practice to arrive 30 minutes before your train's departure to ensure smooth boarding.

The transportation is facilitated by the railway company SNCF, offering multiple train types such as TGV INOUI, Intercités, TER, and OUIGO. Take advantage of the high-speed TGV INOUI trains for a speedy, non-stop journey. Experience seamless travel by combining TGV INOUI with TER trains or quickly switch from economic OUIGO services to TGV INOUI. Alternatively, consider the Intercités de Nuit trains for an eco-conscious, memorable overnight journey to Paris. Experience the effortless journey from the radiant city of Nice to the bustling Parisian city center.

Discover Paris: A Fusion of History, Culture, and Gastronomy

Arriving in Paris, the Gare de Lyon train station is your entrance to the "City of Light." The station, well-connected to the city's extensive metro and bus network, offers an excellent starting point for exploring the jewels of Paris. A brief stroll or a quick metro ride will lead you to exceptional landmarks like the iconic Eiffel Tower, the enchanting Louvre Museum, and the stunning Notre Dame Cathedral.

Paris, the capital of France, is celebrated worldwide for its rich history, diverse culture, and exquisite cuisine. Paris captivates visitors at every corner with its majestic monuments, charming neighborhoods, and vibrant arts scene. Whether it's the artistic Montmartre, the chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés, or the lively Latin Quarter, every neighborhood of Paris has its unique charm and character.

Things to do/see in Paris

  1. Gaze at the world-renowned Eiffel Tower and enjoy panoramic views of the city.
  2. Explore the vast collection of art at the Louvre Museum.
  3. Stroll along the Seine River and visit the Notre Dame Cathedral.
  4. Experience the bohemian Montmartre neighborhood and the Sacré-Cœur Basilica.
  5. Discover the historic Latin Quarter and the Panthéon.
  6. Admire the architecture of the Centre Pompidou and its modern art collection.
  7. Visit the opulent Palace of Versailles and its extensive gardens.
  8. Walk down the Champs-Élysées and visit the Arc de Triomphe.
  9. Explore the chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood and its cafés.
  10. Unwind in beautiful parks like the Tuileries Garden and the Luxembourg Garden.

Things to eat/drink in Paris:

  1. Sample the traditional Croissant, a buttery and flaky pastry.
  2. Savor a bowl of French Onion Soup, a local favorite.
  3. Enjoy a delicious Crêpe, a thin pancake with a variety of fillings.
  4. Try Duck Confit, a slow-cooked duck leg dish.
  5. End your meals with a Tarte Tatin, a delicious upside-down caramelized apple tart.
  6. Indulge in the exquisite Parisian wines known for their exceptional quality.

Day trips from Paris

Numerous exciting day trips from Paris lead to various treasures in the surrounding area. Visit the royal Château de Versailles, the charming city of Chartres with its Gothic cathedral, or the historic Normandy beaches. Explore the opulent Château de Fontainebleau, the picturesque Monet's Gardens in Giverny, or the fairytale Château de Chantilly. Experience the rich history of Reims and its renowned champagne houses or discover the beauty of the Loire Valley and its iconic châteaux.

Paris Travel Tips

Make the most of your Paris adventure with these practical travel tips. Consider purchasing a Paris Museum Pass for unlimited access to over 60 museums and monuments. Take the chance to sample local wines and dishes, as Paris is known for its world-renowned culinary scene. For a streamlined experience, join a guided tour to uncover the city's highlights and hidden gems. Exploring Paris by bike or on foot is also an excellent way to discover its charm, as it boasts an extensive network of pedestrian streets and bike lanes.

If you plan to travel from Nice to Paris by train, we're here to help you outline your journey. We review thousands of destinations by train, bus, and plane to aid you in finding the best deal. To compare prices for all types of transportation between Nice and Paris, refer to our handy price calendar below and find an option that suits your needs.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Nice to Paris, 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 Nice to Paris.

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 $39.38 to $95.37 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 59% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Nice to Paris

The cheapest Nice - Paris train tickets can be found for as low as $44.72 if you’re lucky, or $69.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $121.03.

Find the best day to travel to Paris by train

When travelling to Paris 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.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

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.

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.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Nice to Paris

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa, TER and TGV inOui when traveling from Nice to Paris.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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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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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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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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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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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.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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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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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board Frecciarossa, SNCF and TER from Nice to Paris
Compare services on board when travelling from Nice to Paris by train.
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Nice to Paris CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
48.06kg
Bus
51.49kg
Flight
137.31kg
Car
109.85kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Nice to Paris by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Nice and Paris are 48.06kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Nice and Paris? By taking the train between Nice and Paris you will save 89.25kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.43kg compared to a bus and 61.79kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Nice to Paris?
A train ticket from Nice to Paris is $101.53. 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 $30.79.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Nice to Paris?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Nice to Paris is $30.79. 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 Nice and Paris by train?
Nice to Paris is 426.62 mi.
How long does the train between Nice and Paris take?
Nice to Paris is on average 6 hr 43 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 29 min.
Which companies operate from Nice to Paris?
The train journey from Nice to Paris is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Frecciarossa, SNCF, TER, INTERCITÉS de nuit, TGV inOui and OUIGO.
How many train connections per day go from Nice to Paris?
Nice to Paris has 38 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Nice to Paris leave?
The earliest train from Nice to Paris departs at 5:32 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 Nice to Paris depart?
The latest train from Nice to Paris departs at 7:09 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 Nice to Paris 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 $30.79 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.
How many direct connections depart from Nice to Paris?
There are on average 21 direct connection(s) from Nice to go to Paris.
What's the fastest journey time between Nice to Paris by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Nice and Paris is 5 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct train from Nice to Paris?
Yes, there is a direct train between Nice and Paris.
What are the CO2 emissions for Nice to Paris by train?
The train journey from Nice to Paris creates 48.06kg of CO2 emissions.

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