The cheapest trains from Paris to Nice

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$76

Average

$125

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 $ 125 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 76.

Cheapest
09:07AMParis Gare de Lyon6h01 03:08PMNice Ville
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$761One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:07PMParis Gare de Lyon6h03 08:10PMNice Ville
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$811One-way
10:07AMParis Gare de Lyon6h00 04:07PMNice Ville
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$911One-way
05:07PMParis Gare de Lyon6h00 11:07PMNice Ville
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$991One-way
11:24AMParis Gare de Lyon5h43 05:07PMNice Ville
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$1141One-way

Timetable Paris to Nice

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07:38AMParis Gare de Lyon7h02 02:40PMNice Ville
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09:07AMParis Gare de Lyon6h01 03:08PMNice Ville
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10:07AMParis Gare de Lyon6h00 04:07PMNice Ville
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11:24AMParis Gare de Lyon5h43 05:07PMNice Ville
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11:51AMParis Gare de Lyon6h50 06:41PMNice Ville
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02:07PMParis Gare de Lyon6h03 08:10PMNice Ville
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03:43PMParis Gare de Lyon6h54 10:37PMNice Ville
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05:07PMParis Gare de Lyon6h00 11:07PMNice Ville
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Mon
Sep 27
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$79Flixbus
$231Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$73Flixbus
$123easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$97SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$102easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$97SNCF | TGV INOUI
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$92easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$150SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30Flixbus
$122easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$73SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$88easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
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$37BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Oct 4
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$75easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$48Flixbus
$56easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$60easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
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$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Oct 8
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$25BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Oct 9
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$79easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$49easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
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$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Oct 12
$43SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$33Flixbus
$46easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$43SNCF | Intercités de nuit
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$49easyJet
Thu
Oct 14
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$46easyJet
Fri
Oct 15
$73SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25Flixbus
$62easyJet
Sat
Oct 16
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$56easyJet
Sun
Oct 17
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$46easyJet

The fastest trains from Paris to Nice

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

5 h 43 m

Average

6 h 19 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

686 km

Of the 8 trains 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 trains cover the 686 km distance in an average of 6 h 19 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 43 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 2 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
11:24AMParis Gare de Lyon5h43 05:07PMNice Ville
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$1141One-way
2nd Fastest
10:07AMParis Gare de Lyon6h00 04:07PMNice Ville
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$911One-way
2nd Fastest
05:07PMParis Gare de Lyon6h00 11:07PMNice Ville
0 changes
$991One-way
09:07AMParis Gare de Lyon6h01 03:08PMNice Ville
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$761One-way
02:07PMParis Gare de Lyon6h03 08:10PMNice Ville
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$811One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Nice

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$101 (€82)
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 route taking on average 5 h 43 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 journey costs around $101 (€82), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $73 (€59). 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 from Paris to Nice?
Train tickets between Paris and Nice for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $73 (€59)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Paris to Nice on average?
The Paris to Nice train ticket price is on average $101 (€82)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Paris to Nice by train?
You should expect to travel around 425 miles (685 km)  between Paris and Nice by train.
What is the Paris to Nice train travel time?
The Paris to Nice train duration is on average 5 h 43 min, which is to be expected when traveling 425 miles (685 km) from Paris to Nice. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Paris to Nice depart from? Which Nice train station do I come into from Paris?

When taking the train to Nice from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your trip can end in train stations such as Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Nice Ville.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Nice.

What train companies offer a service to Nice from Paris?
For the route from Paris to Nice you can take a train with SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TER. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Paris and Nice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any nonstop train services from Paris to Nice?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains between Paris and Nice per day with SNCF | TGV INOUI  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 trains 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 departing from Paris to Nice leaves at 7: 07 AM. The last train departing from Paris to Nice leaves at 6: 52 PM. You can find the latest Paris to Nice train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Paris to Nice train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Nice is on average $101 (€82) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Paris to Nice available a few months in advance.