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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Nice to Paris. Traveling by train from Nice to Paris usually takes around 6 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest SNCF TGV train can make the trip in 5 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance426 mi (685 km)
Fastest train5h 43m
Lowest price€151.93
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceSNCF TGV
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Nice to Paris?

SNCF TGV is the one and only train line which connects Nice to Paris. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
SNCF TGV66h 2m€162.86
  • SNCF TGV

    SNCF TGV

    SNCF TGV train tickets from Nice to Paris start from €152, and on average cost . Daily there are 6 SNCF TGV schedules to Paris. SNCF TGV in Nice leaves from Ville Central Station . And in Paris trains arrive at Gare de Lyon .

    From Nice to Paris train travel on SNCF TGV takes 6 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Paris faster, SNCF TGV offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 43 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Nice to Paris during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Nice to Paris?

The distance between Nice and Paris is approximately 426 miles, or 685 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 43 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Nice to Paris. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Nice at 10:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Nice to Paris?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Paris. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

City Information

Nice

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Nice is one of the most famous cities on the French Riviera and a can't miss destination in France. We even included it in our itinerary of top French cities to visit. Start your trip with a scenic stroll along the gorgeous Promenade des Anglais bordering the Mediterranean. Picture vibrant blue water, colorful beach umbrellas, and a bustle of pedestrians from all over the world. To get an aerial view of this scene, hike the Colline du Château, or castle hill, and soak in the incredible panorama of the harbor and city.

You could easily spend your entire visit soaking in the sun and salt of the sea, but make sure to save time to check out some of Nice's notable museums. Musée Marc Chagall and Musée Matisse focus on specific artists, and Musée d'Archéologie de Nice includes entrance to the ruins of a Roman settlement nearby.

One of the easiest ways to get to Nice is by bus. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Union Ivkoni run routes to this sparkling destination from other cities throughout France. SNCF trains connect Nice to other French Riviera towns like Cannes and farther cities like Paris. International travelers will likely fly into Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which welcomes direct flights from several continents.

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Nice?

Main departure station: Ville Central Station

There is one train station in Nice.

All train stations in Nice:

  • Ville Central Station

Where is the train station in Paris?

Main arrival station: Gare de Lyon

Paris has one train station.

Train stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Lyon

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