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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Nice to Paris. Traveling by bus from Nice to Paris usually takes around 15 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance426 mi (685 km)
Shortest duration12h 30m
Cheapest price$23.44
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Nice to Paris?

The average price for a bus ticket to Paris is $49.16. If your search turns up options priced lower than $49.16 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $37 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Nice to Paris in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $104 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Nice to Paris?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Nice to Paris. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus415h 52m$55.07
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 4 trips from Nice to Paris, and usually makes the trip in about 15 hours and 52 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus ride from Nice to Paris?

The bus takes an average of 15 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 426 miles from Nice to Paris. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Nice to Paris at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nice?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nice to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Paris each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Nice to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Nice to Paris; ticket prices start at $149.25.

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 does the bus leave from in Nice?

Main departure station: Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

Nice has two bus stations with service to Paris.

All bus stations in Nice:

  • Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

  • 14 Avenue des Diables Bleus

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Main arrival station: Gare de Bercy Seine

All buses from Nice arrive at one main station in Paris.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

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