The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 43 m
6 h 52 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Nice for Paris every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||425 miles (685 km)|
|Average train duration||12 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||£95 (€105)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités de nuit|
Trains from Nice to Paris cover the 425 miles (685 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 39 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités de nuit. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £95, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Direct trains from Nice to Paris take approximately 5.5 hours whilst a number of indirect services with changes at Lyon, Marseilles or Valence take up to 6.5 hours. The first direct weekday train departs Nice early morning arriving in Paris around lunchtime with further services approximately every hour. The first train on a Sunday departs Nice a little later. The final train of each day departs from Nice late afternoon, arriving in Paris before midnight.
Trains for Paris depart from Nice Railway Station, located in the city centre, a short walk from the main shopping areas and hotels along the beaches. Passengers further afield in the city can easily reach the train station via tram or bus. After midnight a night bus service takes over which also serves the station.
One of the most recognizable cities on Earth, Paris is famed for its Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and it's beautiful, tree-lined boulevards. Paris is also a European centre for the arts, housing some of the most famous masterpieces in the world including the Mona Lisa, the Venus du Milo and The Thinker. Trains from Nice arrive at Paris Gare du Lyon, located in the southeast of the city. From Gare du Lyon, passengers can board a Metro service on Lines 1 or 14 to reach central Paris in under ten minutes. The Parisian Metro operates from 5:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m and passengers traveling outside of those times will need to get a taxi to the station.
When departing from Nice, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. When arriving in Paris, you can end your trip in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers book a train from Nice Ville to Paris Gare de Lyon most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Nice Ville and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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