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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Nice

distanceDistance518 miles (836 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV or Thalys

Trains from Düsseldorf to Nice cover the 518 miles (836 km) long journey taking on average 18 h 24 min with our travel partners like TGV or Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Nice Ville.

Train companies: Thalys trains from Düsseldorf to Nice

You can travel by train between Düsseldorf and Nice with Thalys. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Düsseldorf to Nice with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Looking to travel by train from Düsseldorf to Nice? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Thalys. Check Omio to see current Thalys train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Düsseldorf to Nice train and book Thalys tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Düsseldorf to Nice, you can expect to travel 518 miles (836 km) one-way with Thalys. If you search for trains between Düsseldorf and Nice in the Omio app, you can check if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thalys, we do the work for you to get you safely to Nice from Düsseldorf. Book that perfect Düsseldorf to Nice train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thalys!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Düsseldorf to Nice due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Thalys trains from Duesseldorf to Nice

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Duesseldorf to Nice on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Duesseldorf to Nice with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

Travel Tips: Trains from Düsseldorf to Nice

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Düsseldorf to Nice?

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Nice, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Düsseldorf?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Düsseldorf and Nice as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Nice, France?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Düsseldorf from Nice?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Nice?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Düsseldorf from Nice.

What is the distance by train from Düsseldorf to Nice?

You should expect to travel around 518 miles (836 km)  between Düsseldorf and Nice by train.

How long is the train journey to Nice from Düsseldorf?

On average the train from Düsseldorf to Nice duration is 18 h 24 min  for the 518 miles (836 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Düsseldorf to Nice train leave from? Which Nice train station do I come into from Düsseldorf?

When taking the train to Nice from Düsseldorf, you can choose to depart from train stations like Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. Your journey 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 Düsseldorf Hbf   and arrive in Nice Ville.

Where do I find the Düsseldorf train station to Nice? Where is the Nice train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nice Ville, located 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Nice from Düsseldorf?

For the route from Düsseldorf to Nice you can take a train with TGV or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Nice from Düsseldorf on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there between Düsseldorf and Nice?

The average number of trains departing Düsseldorf for Nice is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Nice
Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Düsseldorf for your journey to Nice.