Nice to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Nice to Paris

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78

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Nice to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:16PMNice Ville12h39 07:55AMParis Gare d'Austerlitz
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381One-way
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04:52PMNice Ville6h02 10:54PMParis Gare de Lyon
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451One-way
10:53AMNice Ville5h58 04:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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661One-way
10:53AMNice Ville5h58 04:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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11:53AMNice Ville5h41 05:34PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Train schedule from Nice to Paris

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05:28AMNice Saint-Augustin6h53 12:21PMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:28AMNice Saint-Augustin6h53 03:21PMParis Gare de Lyon
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10:53AMNice Ville5h58 04:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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10:53AMNice Ville5h58 04:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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11:53AMNice Ville5h41 05:34PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:28PMNice Saint-Augustin6h53 08:21PMParis Gare de Lyon
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03:53PMNice Ville5h58 09:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:52PMNice Ville6h02 10:54PMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:16PMNice Ville12h39 07:55AMParis Gare d'Austerlitz
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Fastest train times from Nice to Paris

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Fastest Journey

5 h 41 m

Average

6 h 59 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

686 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Nice for Paris every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:53AMNice Ville5h41 05:34PMParis Gare de Lyon
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661One-way
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03:53PMNice Ville5h58 09:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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10:53AMNice Ville5h58 04:51PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:52PMNice Ville6h02 10:54PMParis Gare de Lyon
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451One-way

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Overview: Train from Nice to Paris

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$164 (€148)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF

Trains from Nice to Paris cover the 425 miles (685 km) long route taking on average 5 h 48 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $155 (€140), but the average price of train tickets is $164 (€148). Travelers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies: SNCF (3) from Nice to Paris trains

Buy your official SNCF (3) train tickets from Nice to Paris from $155 (€140) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

SNCF (3)

Say "oui" to SNCF, France's national train company, when traveling between Nice and Paris! SNCF trains make it easy to go all over France as well as to countries like Spain and Germany. The company offers a wide range of fares, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. SNCF also offers discount cards that you can apply on Omio, such as the Youth and Senior Card.

SNCF train tickets to Paris from Nice are available on Omio for as little as $155 (€140). Check the latest SNCF train schedule for the 425 miles (685 km) long trip to Paris from Nice, compare the best fares available, and purchase your SNCF Nice to Paris train ticket on Omio today!

SNCF offers different types of trains on its routes, such as the TGV high-speed train, the classic Intercité and the TER, SNCF's regional train. On the state-of-the-art TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find a bar, air-conditioned train cars with free WiFi and some onsite services in addition to the onboard restaurant.

Omio helps you find the perfect Nice - Paris train with SNCF (3). Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Nice to Paris, Omio shows you SNCF (3) current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Nice to Paris trip. You can expect to travel around 425 miles (685 km) to Paris from Nice on a train with SNCF (3). Once you are ready, buy your one-way SNCF (3) tickets to Paris from Nice starting as low as $155 (€140) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with SNCF (3)!

Nice to Paris train information with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 5 h 43 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Nice to Paris

Paris is one of the most visited cities globally, thanks to the many sites and attractions it offers. The city is home to iconic attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Notre Dame. The city is accessible by taking the train from Nice, only 425 miles (685 km) away, and the fastest journey takes about 5h 41min. There are both direct and connecting trains from Nice to Paris, and you can book these trains using the Omio app.

Nice to Paris Train Time: Daily Departures

At least eight trains make the trip from Nice to Paris daily. Trains from Nice to Paris run from early morning and stop in the evening. The first train to depart from Nice to Paris leaves at around 5:28 a.m., while the last train for Paris departs at around 7:16 p.m. Download the Omio app to see the available trains from Nice to Paris.

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

The journey by train from Nice to Paris is long but enjoyable. Nice is about 425 miles (685 km) from Paris, and the train ride takes you through spectacular scenery along the way. Passengers have both direct and connecting trains available from Nice to Paris. A direct train will take about 5h 41min to get to Paris while connecting trains take anywhere between 6h 53min and 8h 8min to get to Paris from Nice. To see the available trains and the duration they take to get from Nice to Paris, download the Omio app.

Promenade du Paillon in Nice. Source: Shutterstock

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

Departure train stationNice Ville is just over a mile (1.3 km) from Nice city center. You can walk to the station or take the tram or bus lines 87, 70, 64, and 57. The station amenities include restaurants, accessible restrooms, ATMs, left luggage facilities, a tourist information desk, accessible services, a photo booth, and a lost and found desk.

Arrival train stationParis Gare de Lyon is about 3 miles (4.7 km) from downtown Paris. The metro, bus, and taxi services serve the station and are the easiest ways of getting there. The station’s facilities and services include accessible services, left luggage facilities, accessible restrooms, a car rental station, a tourist information desk, lost and found services, ticket offices, and a police post.

Which train companies travel from Nice to Paris?

TGV inOui and SNCF Intercities are the two main train providers along this route. TGV inOui is the leading provider, providing at least seven daily trains from Nice to Paris. These include direct and connecting trains, with the fastest train from Nice to Paris also provided by this company. SNCF Intercities provides only one daily train from Nice to Paris. It is usually a night train and, on most days, the last departure. Most TGV inOui trains from Nice to Paris are high-speed trains, while SNCG Intercities provides a long-distance sleeper train for this journey. You can learn more about the individual companies by reading the Omio magazine, Window Seat.

Night trains Nice

For those looking to travel on overnight sleeper trains, you can do so as you travel from Nice to Paris. SNCF Intercities provides a long-distance overnight sleeper train on this journey. The train departs for Paris at around 7:16 p.m. and takes about 12h 38min to get to the destination.

TGV inOui trains from Nice to Paris

TGV inOui is the main train provider for trains from Nice to Paris. The company provides at least seven daily departures, with trains running from early morning until early evening. The first train departing for Paris leaves at around 5:28 a.m., while the last train leaves at around 4:52 p.m. Most TGV inOui trains from Nice to Paris are high-speed trains, taking about 5h 41min to get to the destination. They offer direct and connecting trains, and the trains with changeovers can take up to 8h 8min to get to the destination. The most common stop for these trains is Marseille.

SNCF Intercities trains from Nice to Paris

SNCF Intercities provide only one daily train from Nice to Paris. the train chosen for this trip is an overnight sleeper train, departing for Paris at around 7:16 p.m. The train takes about 12h 38min to get to Paris and includes no stops along the way. Passengers will only have second-class tickets for this trip.

Trains from Nice to Paris: Sustainable travel

Trains are considered more sustainable than most means of transport for three reasons. The first is that trains use clean, renewable energy for propulsion. Most means of transport still use fuel for propulsion while trains use electricity. Second, trains have adopted regenerative braking technologies, which allows them to store the energy used in braking, making them very efficient. Lastly, trains have a sleek aerodynamic design that allows them to move freely without air resistance, meaning they use less energy for movement.

Nice to Paris TGV inOui Train: Services on board

TGV inOui offers first and second-class seats. Passengers are allowed to bring up to four bags on the train. The train is wheelchair-accessible, and disabled passengers will get assistance on the train and at the station. Small pets and services are welcome on the train. Second-class passengers get a comfy seat with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, clean restrooms, and food is available. First-class passengers get those amenities plus extra legroom and a wider seat, and first-class is generally more comfortable than second-class. SNCF Intercities only offers second-class seats for the journey from Nice to Paris. Passengers can bring two bags on board and store two others in the cargo hold.

The trains are wheelchair-accessible, and disabled passengers can get accessible services on the train and at the station. The train has free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, power outlets, and extra legroom, and each car has clean restrooms. Being a long-distance train, food and drinks are served on board. Small pets in pet carriers and service animals of all sizes are welcome on the train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Nice to Paris

There are four ways to get affordable train tickets for the trip from Nice to Paris. The first and easiest is booking using the Omio app for the most affordable fares, discounts, and great deals. Option B is booking your train ticket in advance. Train tickets are usually cheaper when bought months in advance. Third, choose the slower trips. These are usually much cheaper than high-speed direct trains. Fourth, be flexible. Give yourself some wiggle room to compare train fares on different dates before settling for the cheapest trains.

“Couple laughing in the Eiffel Tower. Source: Shutterstock

To Paris by train – travel tips

Paris is an important city that has endured for more than 2,000 years. It is the capital of France and one of the world’s leading business, fashion, entertainment, and arts and culture center. Paris’s long list of fun activities has garnered it a couple of nicknames over the years, including “the city of love” and “the city of lights.” If you’ll be touring Paris, here are a few spots you shouldn’t miss. The first is the Eiffel Tower, Paris’s most iconic landmark. It is a bucket list item for most people touring Paris, and visitors get great views from the top and splendid photographs of the tower both day and night.

The Louvre Museum is often the second item on most tourists’ bucket lists. It is among the world’s most popular museums, hosting over 1,000 items, including the famous Mona Lisa, Dying Slave by Michelangelo, and the Greek statue of Venus of Milo. From the Louvre, head to see the Arc de Triomphe, a 164-foot high arch created at the end of the Napoleon wars. No trip to the city of lights is complete without seeing the Notre Dame Cathedral. The cathedral is a work of art, and visitors can explore the beautiful architecture as well as the important relics inside the cathedral. There is still so much more to be explored in Paris, including:

  • Sacre-Coeur
  • Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Musee d’Orsay
  • Centre Pompidou
  • Sainte-Chapelle
  • Palace of Versailles

Travel Tips: Trains from Nice to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Paris 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 Paris.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Nice to Paris to cost as little as $155 (€140)  in the next 7 days.
The Nice to Paris train ticket price is on average $164 (€148)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The Nice to Paris train distance is approximately 425 miles (685 km).
The train time from Nice to Paris is on average 5 h 48 min  for the 425 miles (685 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Nice and Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Nice to start your trip from including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Nice Ville   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nice Ville, which is located around 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Nice to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Paris from Nice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from Nice to Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités de nuit. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Nice to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Nice to Paris leaves at 4: 32 AM. The last train departing from Nice to Paris leaves at 4: 32 AM. You can find the latest Nice to Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Paris from Nice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $164 (€148) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Nice to Paris a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Nice and Paris

Nice
Paris
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 Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+33 493870707
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 30 - 15: 30
Public transit options for Nice Ville
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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