Cheap train tickets from Paris to Nice

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Cheapest

$65

Average

$94

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 $ 94 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 65.

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03:05PMParis Gare de Lyon6h02 09:07PMNice Ville
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$651One-way
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05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 11:07PMNice Ville
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$651One-way
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03:05PMParis Gare de Lyon6h02 09:07PMNice Ville
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$651One-way
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11:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 05:07PMNice Ville
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$701One-way
03:39PMParis Gare de Lyon6h58 10:37PMNice Ville
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$901One-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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11:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 05:07PMNice Ville
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11:39AMParis Gare de Lyon6h58 06:37PMNice Ville
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03:05PMParis Gare de Lyon6h02 09:07PMNice Ville
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03:05PMParis Gare de Lyon6h02 09:07PMNice Ville
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03:39PMParis Gare de Lyon6h58 10:37PMNice Ville
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05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 11:07PMNice Ville
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05:39PMParis Gare de Lyon6h09 11:48PMNice Saint-Augustin
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Sun
Jan 30
$92SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$90easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 1
$46SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$42Flixbus
$62easyJet
Wed
Feb 2
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Feb 3
$70SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$55easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$70SNCF | TGV INOUI
$27Flixbus
$77easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Feb 6
$82SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$50easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$58SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$197Luxair
Tue
Feb 8
$58SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$39easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$58SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$38easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$85SNCF | TGV INOUI
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$36easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$131SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$76easyJet
Sat
Feb 12
$92SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$82easyJet
Sun
Feb 13
$82SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$82easyJet
Mon
Feb 14
$58SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$45easyJet
Tue
Feb 15
$58SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$45easyJet
Wed
Feb 16
$58SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$36easyJet
Thu
Feb 17
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fastest train times from Paris to Nice

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Fastest Journey

5 h 41 m

Average

6 h 15 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

686 km

Of the 10 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.

These direct trains cover the 686 km distance in an average of 6 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 58 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
10:26AMParis Gare de Lyon5h41 04:07PMNice Ville
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$931One-way
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09:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 03:07PMNice Ville
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$931One-way
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05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 11:07PMNice Ville
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$651One-way
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11:09AMParis Gare de Lyon5h58 05:07PMNice Ville
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$701One-way
03:05PMParis Gare de Lyon6h02 09:07PMNice Ville
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$651One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Nice

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TER

Trains from Paris to Nice cover the 425 miles (685 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $70 (€60), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Nice Ville.

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.

Travel Tips: 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

How much are cheap trains to Nice from Paris?

Train tickets between Paris and Nice for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $46 (€39)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train between Paris and Nice?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Nice train to cost on average $70 (€60)  one way.

How far is it from Paris to Nice by train?

The train distance from Paris to Nice is around 425 miles (685 km).

How long is the train to Nice from Paris?

On average the Paris to Nice train travel time is 5 h 41 min  for the 425 miles (685 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on 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?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Nice, you can end your journey in train stations like Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Nice Ville   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Paris train station located? Where is the Nice train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Nice Ville, is located 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city center of Nice.

What train companies offer a service between Paris and Nice?

For the best Paris to Nice train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Nice from Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I book a direct train from Paris to Nice?

Yes, there are 5 direct trains from Paris to Nice per day with SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités de nuit  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

How many train services per day are there from Paris to Nice?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Nice is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Nice?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 8: 09 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 8: 22 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Nice and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase the Paris to Nice train for the best deals on tickets?

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 to Nice from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $70 (€60) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Nice a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Nice
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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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