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.
The average ticket from Paris to Cannes will cost around £ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.
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5 h 27 m
6 h 54 m
Trains per day
Of the 20 trains that leave Paris for Cannes every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 690 km distance in an average of 6 h 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 27 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 26 m 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.
|Distance||427 miles (689 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||£38 (€43)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités|
Trains from Paris to Cannes cover the 427 miles (689 km) long route taking on average 5 h 27 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Cannes.
There are five daily trains from Paris to Cannes throughout the year. The route is managed by TGV and its high-speed Duplex trains take just over 5 hours to complete the 940km journey. The first train departs just before 08.00 am and the last leaves Paris in the late afternoon. During spring and summer an Intercities de Nuit overnight service, the Train Bleu, is also available.
TGV trains from Paris to Cannes depart from Gare de Lyon on Place Louis Armand near the right bank of the River Seine. The station is served by lines 1 and 14 of the Paris Metro and RER line D. Taxis can drop passengers on Rue de Bercy or Boulevard Diderot and RATP 20, 24, 29, 57, 61, 63, 65, 87 and 91 buses all stop nearby. Night trains depart from Gare de Austerlitz on the left bank of the Seine. Metro lines 5 and 10 stop at the station which is also served by RATP 24, 57, 61, 63, 89 and 91 buses and the N1315 night bus.
Cannes is one of the most popular destinations on the French Riviera. The city is known for its superb beaches and marina, la Croisette, luxury shopping and entertainment and world famous film festival. Trains from Paris to Cannes arrive at the city's main railway station. The station is in the centre of the city and within easy reach of most major attractions. Local bus services run by STU de Cannes Bus Azur, Bus Azur, CTM Cannes La Bocca and Beltrame stop nearby and taxis are also available from outside the station.
There are a few train stations in Paris to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In Cannes you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Cannes, Cannes-la-Bocca and Cannes.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Cannes.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Cannes most often arrive at Cannes and need to travel around 0.4 miles (605 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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