Trains from Paris to Nice

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The cheapest Trains

from Paris
to Nice

Cheapest

$94

Average

$177

Showing times and prices for May 25

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 $ 177 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 94.

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16:15Paris Gare de Lyon5h 53m 22:08Nice Ville
$94
1One-way
$941One-way
2nd cheapest
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15:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h 57m 21:04Nice Ville
$152
1One-way
$1521One-way
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11:37Paris Gare de Lyon8h 1m 19:38Nice Ville
$166
1One-way
$1661One-way
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10:19Paris Gare de Lyon5h 47m 16:06Nice Ville
$238
1One-way
$2381One-way
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09:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h 59m 15:06Nice Ville
$238
1One-way
$2381One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Fri
May 24
$164SNCF | TGV
$67Eurolines France
$165XL Airways France
Sat
May 25
$87SNCF | TGV
$53Ouibus
$155easyJet
Sun
May 26
$117SNCF | TGV
$65Ouibus
$132easyJet
Mon
May 27
$87SNCF | TGV
$42Ouibus
$124easyJet
Tue
May 28
$141SNCF | TGV
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$155easyJet
Wed
May 29
$164SNCF | TGV
$123Eurolines France
$262XL Airways France
Thu
May 30
$164SNCF | TGV
$90Ouibus
$157easyJet
Fri
May 31
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$50Ouibus
$116easyJet
Sat
Jun 1
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$38Ouibus
$112easyJet
Sun
Jun 2
$154SNCF | TGV
$28Ouibus
$110easyJet
Mon
Jun 3
$87SNCF | TGV
$28Ouibus
$101easyJet
Tue
Jun 4
$84SNCF | TGV
$22Flixbus
$92easyJet
Wed
Jun 5
$87SNCF | TGV
$30Ouibus
$123easyJet
Thu
Jun 6
$117SNCF | TGV
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$161easyJet
Fri
Jun 7
$164SNCF | TGV
$63Ouibus
$211XL Airways France
Sat
Jun 8
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$63Ouibus
$170easyJet
Sun
Jun 9
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$41Ouibus
$117easyJet
Mon
Jun 10
$154SNCF | TGV
$38Ouibus
$116easyJet
Tue
Jun 11
$104SNCF | TGV
$37Flixbus
$112easyJet
Wed
Jun 12
$97SNCF | TGV
$22Flixbus
$99easyJet
Thu
Jun 13
$110SNCF | TGV
$28Ouibus
$121easyJet

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The fastest trains

from Paris
to Nice

Fastest Journey

5h 47m

Average

6h 19m

train per day

5

Distance

686 km

Showing times and prices for May 25

Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Nice every day 4 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 6h 19m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5h 47m .

The slowest trains will take 8h 1m 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.

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10:19Paris Gare de Lyon5h 47m 16:06Nice Ville
$238
1One-way
$2381One-way
2nd fastest
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16:15Paris Gare de Lyon5h 53m 22:08Nice Ville
$94
1One-way
$941One-way
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15:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h 57m 21:04Nice Ville
$152
1One-way
$1521One-way
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09:07Paris Gare de Lyon5h 59m 15:06Nice Ville
$238
1One-way
$2381One-way
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11:37Paris Gare de Lyon8h 1m 19:38Nice Ville
$166
1One-way
$1661One-way
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Journey Summary

Paris to Nice Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 16 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $106
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Nice
Distance:686 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV

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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Sun, May 26
Train
SNCF | TGV
07:076h 2m13:09
ParisNice
Mon, May 27
Train
SNCF | TGV
14:155h 53m20:08
ParisNice
Wed, May 29
Train
SNCF | TGV
04:076h 31m10:38
ParisNice
Fastest Trains from Paris to Nice
Sun, Jun 2
Train
SNCF | TGV
08:195h 50m14:09
ParisNice
Sun, Jun 16
Train
SNCF | TGV
08:195h 50m14:09
ParisNice
Sun, Jun 23
Train
SNCF | TGV
08:195h 50m14:09
ParisNice
Return Train Tickets for Nice to Paris
Sun, May 26
Train
SNCF | TGV
08:006h 20m14:20
NiceParis
Mon, May 27
Train
SNCF | TGV
14:575h 56m20:53
NiceParis
Tue, May 28
Train
SNCF | TGV
08:575h 56m14:53
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
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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.
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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