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from Paris to Nice

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To get from Paris to Nice on Sep 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMParis Orly Airport1h30 11:00PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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06:45PMParis12h55 07:40AMNice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur
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05:25PMParis Orly Airport1h35 07:00PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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07:05AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h35 08:40AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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04:40PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h40 06:20PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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Sep 18
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$225Air France
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Travel Information from Paris to Nice

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $38 (€30) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $38 (€30) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 425 miles (685 km) by flight, bus or train between Paris and 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 $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Paris to Nice.

Travel to Nice from Paris

There are many ways of getting from Paris to Nice. The distance between the two France cities is 579 miles (931 km). The fastest way to get between the two cities is by plane, taking less than an hour. Travelers that opt for road travel can choose between public transports or drive themselves.

If you opt for public transport, there are Eurolines buses offering rides between the two cities. France has a comprehensive high-speed rail network so that you can opt for train rides travel in France . The TGV train offers rides from Paris to Nice every four hours.

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

About Nice

When visiting Nice, remember to keep your ID valid process close even before traveling for smooth visits. The currency used in Nice is Euros, and you can easily withdraw the currency at bank ATMs. You can use your Visa, MasterCard, or any other foreign cards at ATMs for currency exchange. Most locals speak French, so try to grasp as many essential French words as you can for formalities to ease your trip.

In urban areas, greetings are exchanged in the form of a double kiss on the cheeks. In rural areas, you can use a handshake for greetings. Suppose you wish to fit in your dress game as most locals dress in fancy outfits. Remember to employ some table manners in restaurants to avoid sticking out like a sore thumb. Nice restaurants.

Public transport in Nice

Public Transport in Nice is provided by buses and trams. Buses on the Nice run all day through the week. Travelers can find buses in Nice even during late-night hours. Buses are in great condition, and each line has a specific route. The main bus stations are located near the airport, and the other is the Vauban bus station.

There are three tram lines in Nice: T1, T2, and T3. T1 connects the North to the south through Massena square. T2 connects Old Port with Nice Airport and runs from east to west parts of Nice. T3 connects the airport to the stadium. Travelers that wish to take public transport should purchase tickets at their bus stations.

Nice Beach. Source: Shutterstock

Important train stations and airports to Nice?

Arrival bus, train, flight station, airport: The arrival airport for flights to Nice is the Nice Cote d' Azure Airport. It lies 4 miles (7 km) from Nice. It has two terminals and its public transport means including taxis and bus rides.

Bus rides take 20min to get to the city centers. The airport features duty-free shopping stalls, luggage storage facilities, ATMs, parking lots, and communication facilities. The Nice bus station is located in O6300, and it features great connectivity. It offers an ATM, vending machines, and wheelchair accessibility.

Which companies travel to Nice

Three prominent train companies offer train rides to Nice; TVG, SNCF, and OUIGO. The French state owns TVG and has the fastest operating speed trains to Nice. When it comes to flights, carriers to Nice include easyJet, Air France, Volotea, WizzAir, Norwegian, Euro wings, Iberia, Airporsica, Nouvelaoir, British Airways, and Tunisair.

Easyjet is the most popular carrier to Nice. Deta separates from the U.S to Nice, easyJet offers direct flights to Marrakech. At the same time, Air Canada provides seasonal flights from Canada to Nice, easyJet, Middle East, Turkish Airlines, and El Al provide flights from the Middle East and Western Asia to Nice.

TVG to Nice

The French state owns TVG and has the fastest operating speed trains in Paris, the quickest moving at a speed of 357 mph (574.8 km/h). From Paris, it connects the northern part of France and Lilies, then from Lilies to Brussels. There are more than 330 TVG trains in France. So book your ticket with Omio today and travel as far as Brussels with TVG. The trains have Wi-Fi, food, and comfort traveling services for their passengers. With TVG, you can travel for hours without needing to descend.

SNCF to Nice

SNCF is the national railway owned by the state. It is in charge of France's national rail traffic and Moscow as well as the TVG. It covers 1616 miles (2600 km) high-speed rails and 9010 miles (14500 km) electrified routes. Approximately 14 000 trains operate in a day. It covers both regional and intercity travel.

OUIGO to Nice

They are speed-train providers within France, with their headquarters located in Marne-la-Vale. It is independent of SNCF; however, it uses some of the SNCF TVG train sets. Its central station in Paris is the Marne-la-Vallée and calls in other 17 secondary stations.

KLM flights to Nice

KLM offers flights to Nice from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport. It provides services from Birmingham, Johannesburg, Zurich, and Stockholm. It offers both direct and connecting flights from most cities to Nice.

Nice Fountain . Source: Shutterstock

SAS flights to Nice

SAS offers flights to Nice via Oslo, Copenhagen, or Stockholm, depending on the route you prefer. SAS airlines offer flights to Nice from cities in Europe and the USLIKE Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. From Asia, SAS provides flights to Nice from Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Beijing.

How to find cheap tickets to Nice

With Omio, you can book as early as possible to avoid the last-minute rush disappointments. You can also cancel your ticket at a 100% refund before eight days of your departure. In addition, we offer a 24- hour booking service via our user-friendly website. Enter your destination (Nice), and then click the "search" icon.

A list of available tickets from different rail providers will appear; choose your access. You will now fill in your details in the appropriate field. The best thing is that we have 12 languages; you can select your most preferred language. Select your payment method and receive your ticket. Save it on your computer and have a printed copy too. You can also download your Omio mobile app and book with your phone at the tap of your phone. Let us ease your ticket booking process, book with us, and receive your travel bonus.

Travel to Nice –travel tips

Your arrival station from Paris to Nice is the Gare du Nord and is the busiest train station in Nice. On arriving, you can use some of the amenities the station offers, which include gift shops, ATMs, and cafes. Traveling to the city center, you can use the bus, taxi, foot or commuter underground trains which will take you few minutes.

Nice provides accommodation to people and decent restaurants where you can rest and take a meal. Nice is a beautiful city; the name comes from "nice la belle," meaning beautiful. It has mesmerizing coastal views and multiple-colored smooth rocks on the beach that you'd love walking on. At night, you will probably think it's a festive season: there are traffic lights almost everywhere; the simultaneous blink of light from far resembles neon lights: it's beautiful.

From June to October is the warmest time, the weather is friendly for outdoor activities. The city's culture propels towards tourism and hospitality, and at the same time, it has preserved its culture. You will note the relaxed state of the town, and a sit having your favorite drink will feel therapeutic. Treat yourself to a few moments of calm and let the city of Nice envelop you.

Paris to Nice Travel Comparison

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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Nice


Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Nice. Buses traveling from Paris to Nice depart from either Paris' Porte d'Orléans or Porte Maillot bus station and take at least 11:45 h to arrive at Nice's Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur. Approximately 5 buses travel from Paris to Nice every day, with the first departing Paris at 2:00 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Paris to Nice. Rideshares also frequently travel from Paris to Nice.

Fastest way to travel from Paris to Nice


Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Nice. Flights depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport after 1:20 h of flight time. It takes approximately 3:30 h to travel from Paris to Nice when travel time to and from Paris and Nice's airports is taken into consideration. Approximately 30 flights travel from Paris to Nice every day, with the first departing Paris at 4:45 a.m. Both EasyJet and Air France travel directly from Paris to Nice.

Most popular way to travel from Paris to Nice


Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Nice. Taking a flight is at least an 1:40 h faster than taking a train when travel time to and from Paris and Nice's airports is taken into consideration, while being only €15 on average. Similarly, taking a flight is at least 10:20 h faster than taking the bus. Taking a SNCF TGV or TGV Lyria high-speed train is a popular alternative for people who would prefer to travel from Paris to Nice while avoiding the airport.

How to get from Paris to Nice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Nice, 65,54% 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 Paris to Nice 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 Paris to Nice
Travel 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.
How do I go from Paris to Nice?

You can travel to Nice from Paris 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Paris to Nice?

The cheapest way to go to Nice from Paris is by taking a flight, which costs on average $38 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nice:

A flight is $23 (€19) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Paris to Nice costing on average $61 (€49).

A flight is $18 (€15) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Nice costing on average $56 (€45).

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Nice?

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

Other travel options to Nice can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h.

How far is it from Paris to Nice?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Nice?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Nice is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Paris to Nice, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Nice?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in Nice Ville.
Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Nice?

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Nice by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Paris to Nice tickets on Omio for $38 (€30).
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Nice by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Nice for $61 (€49) on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can take you to Nice by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Nice for $56 (€45).
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Nice?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Nice with SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités de nuit with 5 direct trains per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Nice?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Nice? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Nice usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Marseille or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Milan, Marseille or Barcelona from Nice, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Paris to Nice one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to Nice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $38 (€30) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $61 (€49) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $56 (€45) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Nice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gare Paris Bercy
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

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.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse