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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Nice

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

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38

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89

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

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08:51PMParis Gare d'Austerlitz12h17 09:08AMNice Ville
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381One-way
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09:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 03:07PMNice Ville
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721One-way
10:26AMParis Gare de Lyon5h41 04:07PMNice Ville
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781One-way
11:39AMParis Gare de Lyon7h21 07:00PMNice Saint-Augustin
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861One-way
10:39AMParis Gare de Lyon6h51 05:30PMNice Saint-Augustin
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861One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Nice

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07:39AMParis Gare de Lyon6h51 02:30PMNice Saint-Augustin
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09:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 03:07PMNice Ville
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10:26AMParis Gare de Lyon5h41 04:07PMNice Ville
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10:39AMParis Gare de Lyon6h51 05:30PMNice Saint-Augustin
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11:39AMParis Gare de Lyon7h21 07:00PMNice Saint-Augustin
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03:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 09:07PMNice Ville
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03:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 09:07PMNice Ville
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05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 11:07PMNice Ville
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08:51PMParis Gare d'Austerlitz12h17 09:08AMNice Ville
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Fastest train times from Paris to Nice

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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 Paris for Nice 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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10:26AMParis Gare de Lyon5h41 04:07PMNice Ville
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781One-way
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03:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 09:07PMNice Ville
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05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 11:07PMNice Ville
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Overview: Train from Paris to Nice

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit, SNCF | TGV or SNCF

Trains from Paris to Nice cover the 425 miles (685 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 51 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit, SNCF | TGV or SNCF. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $33 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $55 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Nice Ville.

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

Buy your official SNCF (3) train tickets from Paris to Nice from $33 (€30) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

SNCF (3)

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train cars, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

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SNCF (3) tickets between Paris and Nice are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with SNCF (3) to Nice from Paris all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SNCF (3) train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 425 miles (685 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the SNCF (3) train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Paris to Nice routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SNCF (3) Paris to Nice train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SNCF (3) train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Nice with SNCF (3)!

Paris to Nice train information with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 5 h 59 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Paris to Nice

When you are traveling on trains from Paris to Nice you will be covering a distance of around 461 miles (741 km). On average, the trip time on trains to Nice from Paris is around 6h 45min with the quickest journey on this route being around 5h 40min. On a daily basis, there are around 10 Paris to Nice trains.

Paris to Nice Train Time: Daily Departures

Every day of the week you will find around 10 departures on trains from Paris to Nice. The first train of the day departs Paris at around 7:40 a.m. and after that, there are four more departures in the morning hours. There are three additional departures in the afternoon hours and then there's a final overnight train that will depart at around 9:20 p.m.

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

The trip that you will make on trains from Paris to Nice is going to travel around 461 miles (741 km). The quickest trip on this route will take around 5h 40min to get from Paris to Nice and the longest trip takes around 11h 45min. Most of the trains offered on this route are direct trains although there are a couple that require one transfer along the way.

Friends having fun in Paris. Source: Shutterstock

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

Departure train station: Paris Gare de Lyon. The departure station for trains from Paris to Nice has a location right along the Seine River in the heart of Paris. If you would like to make the journey of around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from downtown Paris to the station you can do so on board the line 14 subway that will make the journey in around 3min. This train station has a reputation for having quite an iconic clock tower, plus inside the station you will find a ticket office, transportation connections to several local destinations, as well as food and beverage options, shopping options, and seating and restrooms for passengers. The late-night train on this route will depart from the Austerlitz Station but this station is quite easy to find since it sits right across the Seine River from the Gare De Lyon station.

Arrival train station: Nice Ville Station. This is a station that sits right in the center of the city of Nice a few blocks away from both Old Nice and the waterfront of the city. After your trip on a train from Paris to Nice, a good way to get from the station to the center of the city is aboard bus routes number 57, 87, and 70 that will make the trip in around 4min. This is an architecturally stunning station that offers both a ticket office as well as ticket machines, plus plenty of seating and restrooms, some shopping options and food options, plus right outside of the station you'll also find quite a few great spots for food, shopping, and places to stay.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Nice?

All of the train offerings on this route have SCNF as the operator. Most of the trains that they offer on this route are aboard their InOui high-speed trains although their final departure of the day at around 9:20 p.m. is aboard one of their standard inner-city trains. Most trips on these trains throughout the day will take roughly 6h to complete although three trains require one transfer and these trains will take around 1h more. The overnight train that makes this trip will take around 12h and that is because this is on a standard intercity train as opposed to a high-speed train.

Night trains Paris

If you prefer to travel at night on trains from Paris to Nice there is one departure every day that departs the station in Paris at around 9:20 p.m. and will make the trip to Nice overnight arriving just a little after 9:00 a.m. the next day. While the reason for the longer journey on this train is because this is the only train that is not a high-speed train offered on this route, the train is a direct one so you will not need to change to another train during the trip overnight.

SCNF trains from Paris to Nice

SCNF has around 10 daily departures on trains from Paris to Nice with nine of those trains aboard high-speed offerings. Of these nine trains, five of them are direct trains with the other three requiring one transfer in one city along the route. Transfer times aboard these trains can range from anywhere from around 10min up to 1h. There is one final overnight train every day that departs at around 9:20 p.m. and takes 12h to make the trip on Paris to Nice trains.

Trains from Paris to Nice : Sustainability travel

One of the reasons that this trip on trains from Paris to Nice is such a sustainable alternative as opposed to driving a car, is that you have so many people traveling in one vehicle making a trip. Beyond that, the train provider has a goal of cutting their carbon dioxide emissions by up to 25% by the year 2030 and they are doing this through modernization of their fleet as well as a streamlining of all of their business practices.

Train Paris to Nice: Services on Board

Most of these Paris to Nice trains are going to offer two different classes of service called second and first. Some of the amenities the travelers will find in all these trains include things such as a power outlet at each of the very comfortable reclining seats. What is quite special about this route is the food menu that is quite extensive and even offers organic and vegetarian options. You can bring carry-on bags aboard the train and place them under the seat in front of you or in overhead racks and larger items can go in the storage areas at the end of the cars. The only stipulation about luggage is that you must carry all of your bags onto the trains yourself and they cannot block aisleways or doors on the train. You can bring small domestic pets aboard the train but you will need to pay an extra fee to bring them with you. All of these trains offer plenty of amenities for passengers with disabilities and limited mobility including giving them a place to ride while in their wheelchair. These passengers will generally also have priority access for getting onto and off of trains plus the provider offers discounts for traveling companions to assist disabled travelers in their journey.

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Nice?

As you look through the choices for trains from Paris to Nice you will see one way that you can save quite a bit of money on your train travel. If you are not picky about the time that you depart or the time you arrive you can often find a much cheaper option at times that are in less demand. You will also see that the overnight train that takes the longest amount of time to make this journey is the cheapest option on this route. Another good tip for saving money on your train fare is to try to book well in advance of the day that you plan on traveling as this gives you the best opportunity to find specials or discounts offered on this route. If your departure day is not important try searching around several days to see if there is one that is in lower demand than others offering lower train ticket prices. For more tips and tricks on travelling by train check our magazine The Window Seat.

Train in square in Nice. Source: Shutterstock

To Nice by train—travel tips

For years people have flocked to this centerpiece of the Riviera to find sun and fun on the curve of the Bay of Angels. The Mediterranean climate of the city is one that is fantastic for many months of the year. The provincial setting combined with the bustling local culture and very upscale cuisine make this a city in France that most people absolutely need to visit. On top of that, there are quite a few festivals that occur here every year that celebrate historic events in this region and this country's past. That is why this is generally the second most popular tourist destination in France trailing only Paris. Some sites to visit when you are here include:

  • Promenade des Anglais
  • Castle of Nice
  • Fondation Maeght
  • Musée Matisse
  • Cours Saleya
  • St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral
  • Parc Phoenix
  • Marc Chagall National Museum

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%


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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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Nice

Travel Tips: 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
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Paris to Nice for as low as $33 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Nice train price to come in at an average of $55 (€49)  one way.
The Paris to Nice train distance is approximately 425 miles (685 km).
The train time from Paris to Nice is on average 6 h 51 min  for the 425 miles (685 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Nice from Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your trip 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.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Nice most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel around 0.2 miles (378 m) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Paris to Nice, you can rely on SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités de nuit, SNCF | TGV or SNCF to get you to Nice. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Nice route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Paris to Nice. You can look to travel with SNCF | Intercités de nuit  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Nice is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Paris to Nice at 8: 25 PM. The last train from Paris to Nice that you can take departs at 8: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Nice schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Paris and Nice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $55 (€49) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Nice a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Nice

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Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Nice.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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