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Cheap train tickets and times from Nice to Cannes

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

29 m

Trains per day

60

Distance

26 km

Cheap train tickets from Nice to start from $8 with an average ticket price of $8.

The fastest train from Nice to takes 22m in comparison to an average duration of 29m and covers a distance of 26 km.

60 trains that leave Nice for every day with 60 travelling directly.

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SNCF | TER
05:51AM0h31
Nice Saint-Augustin
06:22AMCannes station
$81One-way
0 transfers
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SNCF | TER
11:51AM0h32
Nice Saint-Augustin
12:23PMCannes station
$81One-way
0 transfers
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SNCF | TER
05:39PM0h30
Nice Saint-Augustin
06:09PMCannes station
$81One-way
0 transfers
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SNCF | TER
08:22AM0h31
Nice Saint-Augustin
08:53AMCannes station
$81One-way
0 transfers
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SNCF | TER
09:56PM0h31
Nice Saint-Augustin
10:27PMCannes station
$81One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Nice to Cannes

distanceDistance16 miles (26 km)
durationAverage train duration24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF TER, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3)

Trains from Nice to Cannes cover the 16 miles (26 km) long trip taking on average 24 min with our travel partners like SNCF TER, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Nice-Ville and arrive in Cannes.

Trains from Nice to Cannes

Traveling by train from Nice to Cannes in the stunning South of France is an easy, efficient way to get between these two cities. Trains run throughout the day, from the early morning through mid-evening, and take a maximum of 45 minutes. In both cities, passengers can embark and disembark at several different stations, offering extra flexibility in terms of making the connection as close as possible to the original point of departure and the final destination.

Nice to Cannes Train Time: Daily Departures

There are around a dozen or so daily train departures heading from Nice to Cannes. While it's best to check the exact schedule for exact travel dates, in general, the first journey leaves around 6:30 a.m. from the Nice Ville station (in the center of the city), and the last heads out around 8:00 p.m. In between these hours, the trains are fairly evenly spaced throughout the day, so passengers shouldn't have too hard a time finding a train from Nice to Cannes that suits their particular travel plans. 

How long is the journey by train from Nice to Cannes?

The journey duration by train from Nice to Cannes by train can vary by a few minutes depending on the exact departure and arrival stations. However, when traveling from city center to city center, the train from the Nice Ville station to Gare de Cannes is typically 40 minutes. To go from Nice to either of the two stations serving the area just outside central Cannes, disembark at either Le Bosquet or Cannes-la-Boca. These journeys last 47 and 45 minutes, respectively. Nice and speedy is the train between Nice Saint-Augustin (which is a station just southwest of central Nice) and Gare de Cannes, lasting a mere 34 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Nice to Cannes?

Departure train stations: Passengers can choose from three stations to begin their journey. At just over a mile (one and a half km), Gare de Nice is quite close to Vieux Nice, the city's historic center. This is a large, accessible station with food and toilets. To the east of the historic city center, just under a mile away (one and a half km) passengers will find Nice Riquier, a small station also served by public bus. The furthest from the city center, and also arguably the smallest, is Nice Saint-Augustin which is just under four miles (six km) away to the southwest of the city just a ten minute walk from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. 

Arrival train station: Cannes has one large main central station, Gare de Cannes, conveniently located directly within the city center. This is an accessible station with toilets, coffee shops, and food to go. Select daily trains continue on to the station Cannes-la-Bocca, which is two miles (three km) from central Cannes. This tiny station is served by bus and offers no amenities. The petite station Le Bosquet, two miles (three km) from central Cannes, also serves this area, and offers no amenities.

Which train companies travel from Nice to Cannes

All trains from Nice to Cannes are operated by SNCF, the state-owned French railway system. SNCF runs both regional trains which cover journeys through the beautiful South of France, as well as high-speed rail operating from city to city on the TGV. 

SNCF Nice to Cannes

The SNCF from Nice to Cannes is easy and convenient, with direct trains operating throughout the day from the early morning to mid-evening. All services along this route are the SNCF TER trains.

Nice to Cannes Trains: Services on Board

Tickets for the SNCF from Nice to Cannes are all second class, aboard the railway operators' regional commuter TER trains. Luggage can be stored in luggage racks; layouts vary between trains. Pets are allowed so long as they are domesticated animals under 13.2 pounds, or six kilograms​, traveling in a closed bag or basket, muzzled dogs (if they are over 13.2 pounds, or six kilograms), or are certified guide dogs for the blind. Keep in mind that you will need to buy a ticket for your pet, excluding service animals. Newer TER trains offer accessibility features like accessible toilets, but older models may not; it's best to contact the TER Customer Relations Center directly to find out which trains offer wheelchair-accessible seating. For in-station assistance, holders of a disability card can contact Accès TER​ for free assistance. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Nice to Cannes

Luckily, the train journey from Nice to Cannes is a well-covered, direct, and affordable route. This is one of the rare occasions where booking in advance does not provide any substantive benefit, cost-wise, over booking closer to the date. Tickets are typically priced fairly consistently throughout the day, but it is worth trying to travel during off-peak hours to see if there is a reduced fare.

FAQs: Trains from Nice to Cannes

FAQs: Travel by train from Nice to Cannes easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nice to Cannes.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Nice to Cannes can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Nice to Cannes is $8 (€7); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Nice and Cannes is on average 24 min   for the 16 mile (26 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Nice and Cannes by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Nice to Cannes leaves at 6: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Nice to Cannes leaves at 10: 51 PM.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from Nice to Cannes with SNCF TER, TGV INOUI or SNCF (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cannes. Take the fast train with TGV INOUI from Nice to Cannes.
When taking a train from Nice to Cannes, you can count on SNCF TER, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3) for the best way to get you to Cannes. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cannes from Nice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 51 PM.

When departing from Nice, you have various train station options to start your route from including Nice-Ville, Nice Saint-Augustin and Nice-Riquier. When arriving in Cannes, you can end your trip in train stations like Cannes and Cannes la Bocca.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nice-Ville, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cannes, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Cannes from Nice is worth doing with a journey time of 24 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Nice to Cannes is May.
You have options as you can travel between Nice and Cannes 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Nice and Cannes

Nice
Cannes
Nice-Ville is the most popular Nice railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Nice for your trip to Cannes.
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Bus lines: Ligne d'Azur
Tram lines: 1
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, TER PACA 3, TER PACA 4, TER PACA 5, TER PACA 6, Russian Railways
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