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Paris to Nice by train

The journey from Paris to Nice by train is 426.62 mi and takes 6 hr 41 min. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:02 AM and the last at 9:22 PM. It is possible to travel from Paris to Nice by train for as little as $29.76 or as much as $251.05. The best price for this journey is $29.76.

Lowest Price$29.76
Journey Duration6 hr 41 min
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price$29.76
Highest Price$251.05
First Departure6:02 AM
Last Departure9:22 PM
Distance426.62 mi
DepartureParis
ArrivalNice
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, INTERCITÉS de nuitMore

Paris to Nice Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

Traveling from Paris to Nice by train

The average duration of a train journey from Paris to Nice is approximately 6 hr 41 min. The gap between the two main stations measures 426.62 mi. On an average day, 22 trains establish a link between Paris and Nice. This route's most affordable train ticket is priced around $29.76. When journeying from Paris to Nice by train, you'll set off from Paris - Gare De Lyon,Paris, Porte Maillot,Paris Beauvais-Tillé Airport,Paris La Défense,Paris - Orly Airport,Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 2C,Paris Montparnasse 3 Vaugirard,Paris Gare du Nord stations, which connect to Nice-Ville,Nice - Riquier,Gare SNCF NICE PONT MICHEL,Nice Port,Nice Center Bus Station,Place Massena,Nice Airport (Terminal 1) stations in Nice. 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. You can take the high-speed TGV INOUI trains for a speedy, non-stop journey, or combinine TGV INOUI with TER trains or quickly switch from economic OUIGO services to TGV INOUI.  There is also the possiblity of Intercités de Nuit trains for an eco-conscious, memorable overnight journey to Nice. Experience the effortless journey from the bustling Parisian city center to the delightful city of Nice.

Discover Nice: A Fusion of Experiences, Attractions, and Gastronomical Treats

Stepping foot in Nice, the Nice-Ville train station is your entrance to this beautiful city. Well-connected to the tram network, the station offers an excellent launching pad for exploring Nice's jewels. A comfortable 25-minute walk leads you to extraordinary attractions like the magnificent cathedral, inspiring art museums, and more.

Nice, nestled on the French Riviera, is celebrated for its vibrant culture, stunning beaches, and delightful gastronomical scene. Flaunting charming old towns, bustling markets, and a rich tapestry of arts and history, Nice lures visitors with its unique offerings. Referred to as the "Queen of the French Riviera," this radiant city is an artistic and historical treasure chest.

Things to do/see in Nice

  1. Venture to the Promenade des Anglais for beautiful coastal views.
  2. Witness the breathtaking Nice Cathedral in the old town.
  3. Visit the impressive Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
  4. Explore Castle Hill and enjoy panoramic views of Nice.
  5. Step back in time at the historic Place Masséna.
  6. Relax at the stunning beaches along the Mediterranean coast.
  7. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Cours Saleya Market.
  8. Enjoy the lush greenery at Parc Phoenix.
  9. Take a stroll through the charming old town of Vieille Ville.
  10. Get an insight into the region's history at the Museum of Natural History.

Things to eat/drink in Nice:

  1. Indulge in the traditional Niçoise Salad, a local favorite.
  2. Enjoy a serving of Socca, a delicious chickpea flour pancake: sample Pan Bagnat, a local sandwich filled with the ingredients of a Niçoise Salad.
  3. Try the unique Ratatouille, a vegetable stew that originates from Nice.
  4. Pair your meals with the local Bellet wine, a product of the small vineyards in the region.

Day trips from Nice

Nice, captivating day trips lead to various treasures in the surrounding area. Visit the glamorous city of Cannes, the perfume town of Grasse, or the independent microstate of Monaco to get a broader sense of the French Riviera. Relax on beautiful beaches in Antibes or Saint-Tropez. Discover the charming town of Eze and the lovely Villefranche-sur-Mer, where history and beauty intersect.

Nice Travel Tips

To bypass queues and ensure a seamless entry, look into getting museum tickets beforehand.  Take the chance to sample local wines and dishes, as Nice is known for its unique culinary scene. If you prefer a streamlined experience, join a guided tour to unveil the city's highlights and hidden gems. Explore Nice's charm on foot or by bike, as it is a walkable city with an extensive pedestrian zone.

If you plan to travel from Paris to Nice 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 Paris and Nice, refer to our handy price calendar below and find an option that suits your needs.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Paris 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 Paris 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 $41.16 to $88.04 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 53% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Paris to Nice

The cheapest Paris - Nice train tickets can be found for as low as $41.71 if you’re lucky, or $72.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.21.

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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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 Paris to Nice

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

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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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 BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and SNCF from Paris to Nice
Compare services on board when travelling from Paris to Nice by train.
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Paris to Nice CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
48.06kg
Bus
51.49kg
Flight
137.31kg
Car
109.85kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Paris to Nice by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Paris and Nice are 48.06kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Paris and Nice? By taking the train between Paris and Nice 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 Paris to Nice?
A train ticket from Paris to Nice is $114.72. 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 $29.76.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Paris to Nice?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Paris to Nice is $29.76. 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 Paris and Nice by train?
Paris to Nice is 426.62 mi.
How long does the train between Paris and Nice take?
Paris to Nice is on average 6 hr 41 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 33 min.
Which companies operate from Paris to Nice?
The train journey from Paris to Nice is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, INTERCITÉS de nuit, FlixBus, SNCF, TGV inOui, TER and OUIGO.
How many train connections per day go from Paris to Nice?
Paris to Nice has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Paris to Nice leave?
The earliest train from Paris to Nice departs at 6:02 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 Paris to Nice depart?
The latest train from Paris to Nice departs at 9:22 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 Paris 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 $29.76 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 Paris to Nice?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Paris to go to Nice.
What's the fastest journey time between Paris to Nice by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Paris and Nice is 5 hr 33 min.
Is there a direct train from Paris to Nice?
Yes, there is a direct train between Paris and Nice.
What are the CO2 emissions for Paris to Nice by train?
The train journey from Paris to Nice creates 48.06kg of CO2 emissions.

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