Trains from Paris to Nice

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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Nice

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$87

Average

$152

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

The average ticket from Paris to Nice will cost around $ 152 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 87.

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16:02Paris Gare de Lyon6h06 22:08Nice Ville
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$871One-way
2nd Cheapest
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10:19Paris Gare de Lyon5h47 16:06Nice Ville
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$1291One-way
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09:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h59 15:06Nice Ville
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$1531One-way
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15:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h57 21:04Nice Ville
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$1531One-way
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11:15Paris Gare de Lyon5h50 17:05Nice Ville
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$1531One-way

Train Times

Paris to Nice

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06:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h31 12:38Nice Ville
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06:59Paris Gare de Lyon7h39 14:38Nice Ville
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09:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h59 15:06Nice Ville
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10:19Paris Gare de Lyon5h47 16:06Nice Ville
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11:15Paris Gare de Lyon5h50 17:05Nice Ville
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11:37Paris Gare de Lyon8h01 19:38Nice Ville
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15:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h57 21:04Nice Ville
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16:02Paris Gare de Lyon6h06 22:08Nice Ville
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$38Bla Bla Bus
$193easyJet
Tue
Sep 17
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$46Bla Bla Bus
$165easyJet
Wed
Sep 18
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Bla Bla Bus
$211easyJet
Thu
Sep 19
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$37Bla Bla Bus
$210easyJet
Fri
Sep 20
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$35Bla Bla Bus
$220easyJet
Sat
Sep 21
$70SNCF | TGV INOUI
$23Bla Bla Bus
$163easyJet
Sun
Sep 22
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$35Bla Bla Bus
$80easyJet
Mon
Sep 23
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Bla Bla Bus
$82easyJet
Tue
Sep 24
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Flixbus
$75easyJet
Wed
Sep 25
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Flixbus
$75easyJet
Thu
Sep 26
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$116easyJet
Fri
Sep 27
$129SNCF | TGV INOUI
$35Bla Bla Bus
$136easyJet
Sat
Sep 28
$64SNCF | TGV INOUI
$23Bla Bla Bus
$99easyJet
Sun
Sep 29
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$23Bla Bla Bus
$87easyJet
Mon
Sep 30
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Bla Bla Bus
$128easyJet
Tue
Oct 1
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Flixbus
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Wed
Oct 2
$64SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$63easyJet
Thu
Oct 3
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$78easyJet
Fri
Oct 4
$121SNCF | TGV INOUI
$28Bla Bla Bus
$101easyJet
Sat
Oct 5
$64SNCF | TGV INOUI
$23Bla Bla Bus
$103easyJet

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Nice

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

5 h 47 m

Average

6 h 28 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

686 km

Of the 8 train 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 train cover the 686 km distance in an average of 6 h 28 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5 h 47 m .

The slowest train will take 8 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
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10:19Paris Gare de Lyon5h47 16:06Nice Ville
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$1291One-way
2nd Fastest
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11:15Paris Gare de Lyon5h50 17:05Nice Ville
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$1531One-way
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15:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h57 21:04Nice Ville
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$1531One-way
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09:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h59 15:06Nice Ville
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$1531One-way
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16:02Paris Gare de Lyon6h06 22:08Nice Ville
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$871One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Nice Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 15 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $88
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.

Stations

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

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TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

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TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Frequently Asked Questions

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TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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Frequently Asked Questions

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