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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$112SNCF | TGV INOUI
$75Flixbus
$173easyJet
Wed
Jul 24
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$64Flixbus
$221easyJet
Thu
Jul 25
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$68Flixbus
$203easyJet
Fri
Jul 26
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$87Flixbus
$236easyJet
Sat
Jul 27
$155SNCF | TGV INOUI
$64Flixbus
$173easyJet
Sun
Jul 28
$145SNCF | TGV INOUI
$59Ouibus
$173easyJet
Mon
Jul 29
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$52Ouibus
$143easyJet
Tue
Jul 30
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$64Flixbus
$104easyJet
Wed
Jul 31
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$88easyJet
Thu
Aug 1
$142SNCF | TGV INOUI
$68Flixbus
$129easyJet
Fri
Aug 2
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$69Ouibus
$154easyJet
Sat
Aug 3
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$65Ouibus
$148easyJet
Sun
Aug 4
$145SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$143easyJet
Mon
Aug 5
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$64Flixbus
$121easyJet
Tue
Aug 6
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$64Flixbus
$97easyJet
Wed
Aug 7
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$54Ouibus
$97easyJet
Thu
Aug 8
$98SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$110easyJet
Fri
Aug 9
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$69Ouibus
$143easyJet
Sat
Aug 10
$88SNCF | TGV INOUI
$64Flixbus
$132easyJet
Sun
Aug 11
$119SNCF | TGV INOUI
$54Ouibus
$124easyJet
Mon
Aug 12
$131SNCF | TGV INOUI
$54Ouibus
$103easyJet

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Journey Summary

Paris to Nice Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 15 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $97
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Nice
Distance:686 km
TrainTrain Companies: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 from Paris to Nice: FAQ

  • How long does it take to get from Paris to Nice by train? There are between 5 and 8 train services operating from Paris to Nice per day. The trains are run by SNCF TGV, France’s high speed train service company. Direct trains take between 5 hours and 30 minutes and 6 hours. Some services may require a transfer in Marseille and therefore take around 7 hours to get to Nice.
  • How much does it cost to get from Paris to Nice by train? The train from Paris to Nice usually costs €90 when booked in advance.
  • What station do trains from Paris to Nice depart from? The train from Paris to Nice departs from Paris’ Gare de Lyon train station.
  • What station do trains from Paris to Nice arrive into? The train from Paris to Nice arrives at Nice Ville train station.
  • How many trains are there from Paris to Nice a day? There are between 5 and 8 train services operating between Paris and Nice per day. The first train of the day departs from Paris at 7:18 a.m and the last one departing at 5:17 p.m.

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Best fares for trains from Paris to Nice

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Fri, Jul 26
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:195h 48m15:07
ParisNice
Sat, Jul 27
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:377h 1m21:38
ParisNice
Fastest Trains from Paris to Nice
Fri, Jul 26
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:195h 48m15:07
ParisNice
Thu, Aug 1
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
13:075h 57m19:04
ParisNice
Tue, Aug 6
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
13:075h 57m19:04
ParisNice
Return Train Tickets for Nice to Paris
Thu, Jul 25
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
13:506h 33m20:23
NiceParis
Fri, Jul 26
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:575h 59m20:56
NiceParis
Sat, Jul 27
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:575h 59m20:56
NiceParis

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Nice
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

Amenities

TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Refreshments
WC

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.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

Amenities

TrainParis Gare du Nord

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Refreshments
WC

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.
Metro lines 4, 5
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.

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