How to travel from Nice to Paris

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from Nice to Paris

You can get from Nice to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Nice to Paris on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h35 08:25PMParis Orly Airport
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07:16PMNice Ville11h39 06:55AMParis Gare d'Austerlitz
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05:00PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h35 06:35PMParis Orly Airport
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03:40PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h30 05:10PMParis Orly Airport
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03:00PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport1h30 04:30PMParis Orly Airport
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Travel Information between Nice and Paris

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $175
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $54 (€50) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€50) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 425 miles (685 km) to Paris from Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Nice to Paris.

How to Travel from Nice to Paris

There are numerous transportation options for travelers in France journeying from Nice to Paris. These include comfortable and affordable buses, trains and flights. You can also opt for using a rental car or drive share option. Buses are by far the most affordable way to travel, while trains, while more expensive provide a much faster journey. Air travel is by far the quickest way to travel between the cities.

Trains from Nice to Paris | Buses from Nice to Paris | Flights from Nice to Paris

Nice to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€33

12:10 h

2 Weeks Ahead

trains

€91

5:39 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€137

1:25 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Nice to Paris?

Cheapest way to travel from Nice to Paris


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Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Nice to Paris. Buses traveling from Nice to Paris depart from Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur and take at least 12 hours to arrive at either Paris' Porte d'Orléans, Quai de Bercy, or Porte Maillot bus station. Usually 4 buses travel from Nice to Paris every day, with the first bus departing Nice at 9:00 a.m. There are only 2 direct buses per day both of which depart from Nice at 7:35 p.m. and travel overnight arriving in Paris at approximately 8:00 a.m. the next day. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Nice to Paris.


Fastest way to travel from Nice to Paris


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Nice to Paris. Flights traveling from Nice to Paris depart from Nice Côte d'Azur airport and arrive at either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport after 1½ hours of flight time. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Nice to Paris even when travel time to and from Nice and Paris' airports is taken into consideration. Between 25-30 direct flights travel from Nice to Paris every day, with the first departing Nice at 5:13 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Nice to Paris include EasyJet and Air France.


Most popular way to travel from Nice to Paris


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Nice to Paris. Taking a flight is at least 2 hours faster than taking the train while being only €46 more expensive on average. Alternatively, taking a flight is approximately 8½ hours faster than taking the bus while being €104 more expensive on average. Trains are another popular option for passengers who prefer to avoid the airport. All trains traveling from Nice to Paris are high-speed TGV trains operated by SNCF, with 6 trains departing Nice per day.


How to get from Nice to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Nice to Paris, 64,58% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Nice to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Paris

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FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Paris from Nice. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Paris is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $54 (€50) compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a flight is usually $121 (€110) less than taking a bus to Paris, which costs on average $175 (€160) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $61 (€56) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $115 (€106) from Nice to Paris.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Nice is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 12 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 42 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Nice to Paris is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Paris from Nice as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Nice to Paris:

  • Buses from Nice to Paris most often leave from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly depart from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Nice at Nice Ville and arrive in Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nice to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Nice to Paris tickets on Omio for $175 (€160).
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Paris by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Nice to Paris tickets on Omio for $54 (€50).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Nice to Paris tickets on Omio for $115 (€106).

Yes, there are direct services available from Nice to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from Nice.

Looking to extend your trip from Nice to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Nice to Paris usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Nice to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $175 (€160) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $54 (€50) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $115 (€106) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Nice to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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