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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Antony
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nice (NCE) ORY - NCE

54€ - 295€

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Bus via Nice - Airport  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport BlaBlaBus

28€ - 34€

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  3h 45m

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

52€ - 232€

Train  •  6h

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

130€ - 190€

Bus  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice, Nice N719

45€ - 55€

Rideshare  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nice 931.1 km

60€

Drive  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Nice 930.5 km

110€ - 170€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nice is to bus via Nice - Airport which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 14h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nice is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 300€ and takes 3h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Nice, Nice. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Nice Ville. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Paris and Nice is 686 km. The road distance is 930.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nice without a car is to train which takes 6h and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Paris to Nice, including transfers.

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Paris to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, 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 3h 45m and costs 50€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 6h, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 13h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nice.
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  • Distance: 686 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

Air France, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Paris to Nice every 2 hours. Alternatively, TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Bercy to Nice every 4 hours. Tickets cost 130€ - 190€ and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 1200€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Train operators
Paris RER

The Réseau Express Régional (RER) has 5 lines that connect central Paris to the city suburbs, including notable destinations such as Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris and Versailles. The RER is also a great option for getting around the city centre as it operates like an express subway train (like the Paris metro, but with fewer stops). If you’re travelling solely within central Paris Zone 1, you can use a Paris Metro ticket. If you’re travelling beyond Zone 1, you’ll need to purchase a Billet Ile-de-France. Children under 4 travel free on the RER.

Contact Details
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Antony
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
RATP Paris
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
10h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€
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blablacar.co.uk

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

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Paris to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nice is 930 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m 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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Book your Paris to Nice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4084+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 87€ 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 CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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