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 Nice will cost around £ 91 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.
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5 h 43 m
7 h 4 m
Trains per day
Of the 8 trains that leave Paris for Nice every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 686 km distance in an average of 7 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 43 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 50 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||425 miles (685 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h|
|Average train ticket price||£41 (€46)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Paris to Nice cover the 425 miles (685 km) long route taking on average 6 h with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Nice Ville.
The first train of the day departs from Paris at around 7:30 a.m. and the last leaves for Nice just before 5:00 p.m. There are usually between five and eight departures per day. Trains from Paris to Nice are operated by TGV, France's high speed railway service provider. Direct trains take around 5.5 to 6 hours. There are a few indirect routes available each day, these routes take upwards of six hours and require at least one change.
Trains to Nice depart from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located on the banks of the River Seine in the city centre. The station has links to several Metro lines for travelling from various destinations around Paris. Metros run until approximately 1:00 a.m. or 2:00 a.m. every day of the week.
Nice epitomizes the French Riveria with its beautiful sunny weather, delicious cuisine and wonderful architecture and sights. Relaxing on the beach, cruising along the coast and strolling around Parc du Château are among the top attractions for many visitors. Trains from Paris arrive at Gare de Nice-Ville. The station is located right in the heart of Nice, within easy reach of the coast and any other destination in the area. Trams and buses travel around Nice until around 2:00 a.m and most journeys take just minutes.
When taking the train from Paris to Nice, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Nice Ville.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 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.
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