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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Nice by plane, train, 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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Fly from Paris Orly  •  3h 23m

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

60€ - 180€

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Bus  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Aix-en-Provence > Toulon > Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël > Cannes > Nice - Airport

36€ - 47€

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  3h 43m

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

57€ - 192€

Train  •  5h 45m

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

160€ - 180€

Bus via Orly Sud /sortie L  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Nice, Nice N719

63€ - 98€

Rideshare  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nice 582 miles

60€

Drive  •  8h 37m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Nice 581.8 miles

100€ - 160€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nice is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nice is to fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Nice. However, there are services departing from Gare Montparnasse and arriving at Nice, Nice via Paris, Paris - Orly Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 28m.

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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 5h 45m.

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The distance between Paris and Nice is 686 km. The road distance is 931 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nice without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs 160€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Paris to Nice, including transfers.

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Paris to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport 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 3h 23m and costs 60€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 180€ and takes 5h 45m, you could also bus via Orly Sud /sortie L, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 14h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nice.
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  • Distance: 428.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

Air France and easyJet fly from Gare Montparnasse to Nice hourly. Alternatively, inOui TGV operates a train from Paris Bercy to Nice every 4 hours. Tickets cost 160€ - 180€ and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 6500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 2600€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
160€ - 180€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
160€ - 180€
1st Class
200€ - 310€
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
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
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 City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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
10h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€
Book at
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 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 8h 37m 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 5143+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 74€ 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 23m and costs 18€.

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