There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Nice by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nice (NCE) ORY - NCE

$64 - $214

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Bus Ouibus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nice - Bus station Ouibus

$35 - $50

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nice (NCE) CDG - NCE

$71 - $226

Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

$180 - $200

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice N719

$62 - $98

Rideshare  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nice 581.8 miles

$69

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Nice 582 miles

$120 - $180

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Centre - Bercy and arriving at Nice - Bus station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Nice Ville. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Paris and Nice is 686 km. The road distance is 931.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nice without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Paris to Nice, including transfers.

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Paris to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Nice train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nice is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Paris to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nice.
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  • Distance: 428.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Nice, France?

Air France and easyJet fly from Paris to Nice hourly. Alternatively, inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Nice every 3 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $200 and the journey takes 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $3,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $360
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Nice
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$69
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Paris to Nice train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nice is 931 km. It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to drive from Paris to Nice.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3812+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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