There are 5 ways to get from Nîmes to Nice by 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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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Nîmes to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$59 - $88

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Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Nice

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nimes Gare Routiere to Gare d'Avignon TGV E51
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Nice Ville Tgv

$65 - $80

Rideshare  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nîmes to Nice 174.5 miles

$22

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Nice 173.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nîmes and arriving at Nice. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nîmes to Nice. However, there are services departing from Nîmes and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Nîmes and Nice is 234 km. The road distance is 278.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Nice without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Nîmes to Nice, including transfers.

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Nîmes to Nice bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Nîmes station.

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Nîmes to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nîmes station.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Nice is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 33 min.

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Nîmes to Nice bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Nice station.

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Nîmes to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Map of how to get from Nîmes to Nice.
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  • Distance: 146.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Nîmes to Nice via Marseille-St-Charles in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Nîmes to Nice once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nîmes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Avignon TGV to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nîmes to Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
isilines.com
Edgard
Phone
+33 810 33 42 73
Website
edgard-transport.fr
Bus from Nimes Gare Routiere to Gare d'Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
edgard-transport.fr
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 Nîmes to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nîmes to Nice is 278 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Nîmes to Nice.

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

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