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The cheapest trains from Paris to Nice

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Cheapest

$85

Average

$147

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Nice will cost around $ 147 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 85.

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$851One-way
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$1371One-way
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$1611One-way
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$1611One-way

Timetable Paris to Nice

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Prices across different modes

Tue
Jun 15
$76SNCF | TGV INOUI
$50Flixbus
$182easyJet
Wed
Jun 16
$76SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$219easyJet
Thu
Jun 17
$143SNCF | TGV INOUI
$63Flixbus
$175HOP!
Fri
Jun 18
$170SNCF | TGV INOUI
$51BlaBlaCar Bus
$226easyJet
Sat
Jun 19
$107SNCF | TGV INOUI
$37Flixbus
$135Air France
Sun
Jun 20
$121SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$98easyJet
Mon
Jun 21
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$44Flixbus
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Tue
Jun 22
$89SNCF | Intercités de nuit
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$108easyJet
Wed
Jun 23
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$58BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jun 24
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$35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jun 25
$144SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$165easyJet
Sat
Jun 26
$89SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$24Flixbus
$135Air France
Sun
Jun 27
$89SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$33Flixbus
$108easyJet
Mon
Jun 28
$89SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$50Flixbus
$95easyJet
Tue
Jun 29
$89SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$44Flixbus
$86easyJet
Wed
Jun 30
$107SNCF | TGV INOUI
$39Flixbus
$81easyJet
Thu
Jul 1
$148SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$119easyJet
Fri
Jul 2
$170SNCF | TGV INOUI
$77BlaBlaCar Bus
$175easyJet
Sat
Jul 3
$136SNCF | TGV INOUI
$41Flixbus
$122easyJet
Sun
Jul 4
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$58BlaBlaCar Bus
$128easyJet
Mon
Jul 5
$100SNCF | TGV INOUI
$63Flixbus
$117easyJet

The fastest trains from Paris to Nice

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Fastest Journey

5 h 41 m

Average

6 h 12 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

686 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Paris for Nice every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 686 km distance in an average of 6 h 12 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 1 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:26AMParis Gare de Lyon5h41 05:07PMNice Ville
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$1611One-way
2nd Fastest
10:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 04:07PMNice Ville
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$1371One-way
2nd Fastest
05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 11:07PMNice Ville
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$851One-way
09:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h59 03:08PMNice Ville
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$1611One-way
02:09PMParis Gare de Lyon6h01 08:10PMNice Ville
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$851One-way

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Paris to Nice Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
8 hours 50 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $104
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Nice
Distance:686 km
Train Companies:SNCF | Intercités de nuit, SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Paris to Nice

Trains in France are an effective way to travel between cities, with SNCF offering both domestic and international train routes. The first train of the day departs from Paris at around 7:30 a.m. and the last leaves for Nice just before 5:00 p.m. There are usually between five and eight departures per day. Trains from Paris to Nice are operated by TGV, France's high-speed railway service provider. Direct trains take around 5½ to 6 hours. There are a few indirect routes available each day, these routes take upwards of six hours and require at least one change.

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Paris to Nice Train Cost

Average prices for SNCF Trains from Paris to Nice when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€131

1 Day in Advance

€136

1 Week in Advance

€105

2 Weeks in Advance

€115

1 Month in Advance

€101

3 Months in Advance

€81

Paris to Nice Trains: General Information


While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from Paris, the train offers a more comfortable alternative (when you factor in check-in and time spent at the airport). Travelers can offset some of the cost of SNCF train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All Paris to Nice trains are run by SNCF.
  • autobus Some SNCF trains are direct, while others involve a transfer at Avignon. Trains depart from Paris Gare du Lyon train station and arrive at Nice train station.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Nice train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on SNCF Paris to Nice trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 20% cheaper to book a SNCF train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Paris to Nice train costs are 23% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Train tickets from Paris to Nice: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 82 €
2 weeks earlier 80 €3%
3 weeks earlier 74 €11%
1 month before 80 €3%
2 months earlier 73 €12%
3 months earlier 77 €6%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Nice. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Nice 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 11% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Nice with 2 months in advance you save up to about 12% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 6%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.
Trains from Paris to Nice
Travel by train to Nice 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 Paris to Nice.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Paris to Nice?
Train tickets from Paris to Nice for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $76 (€59)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Paris to Nice?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Nice train to cost on average $117 (€91)  one way.
What is the distance between Paris and Nice by train?
The distance to Nice from Paris by train is approximately 425 miles (685 km).
How long is a train to Nice from Paris on average?
The Paris to Nice train duration is on average 5 h 41 min, which is to be expected when traveling 425 miles (685 km) between Paris and Nice. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Paris to Nice, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Nice do I arrive in?

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

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

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Nice? Where is the train station in Nice located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Nice.

What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Nice?
The earliest train departing from Paris to Nice leaves at 5: 39 AM. The last train departing from Paris to Nice leaves at 6: 52 PM. You can find the latest Paris to Nice train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Paris to Nice train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy the Paris to Nice train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $117 (€91). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Paris and Nice. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Nice
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.