The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Nice to Cannes will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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Of the 54 train that leave Nice for Cannes every day 54 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 26 km distance in an average of 31m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 24m .
The slowest train will take 41m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
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The 24-40 minute train journey from Nice to Cannes can be undertaken from the Nice-Ville and Nice St Augustin railway stations, with services operational from around 5:00 a.m. to just after 9:00 p.m. on weekdays. There are 4 or more trains an hour, making a total of over 50 departures daily. Over the weekend, services start slightly later but continue until nearly midnight. All trains belong to the TER service which connects the coastal resorts of the French Riviera.
The main departure point for trains from Nice to Cannes is the Gare de Nice-Ville on Avenue Thiers in the town centre. High-speed TGV services connect the station to Paris, Brussels and Geneva, and the 99 bus runs to Nice airport from early morning to early evening. The station is accessible by bus from around the city until about 8:00 p.m. and by tram until around midnight. Passengers arriving in Nice by air can board trains to Cannes at the Nice St Augustin railway station on the Avenue Henri Matisse, a 10 minute walk from the airport's Terminal 1.
Best known for its annual Film Festival, where Hollywood A-listers bask in the attention of the world's media, Cannes is the Cote d'Azur at its glitziest and most glamorous. Trains from Nice to Cannes terminate at the main railway station located in the centre of the city on rue Jean Jaures, a few minutes' stroll from the waterfront. Buses and taxis to destinations around town are available just outside the station, and there are also a range of high speed and night train services for those wishing to travel on into France and Italy. The station is closed from 1:15 a.m. to 5:10 a.m.