There are 8 ways to get from Nîmes to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  3h

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

100€ - 140€

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Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N717 / ...

20€ - 40€

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Rideshare  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nîmes to Paris 711.8 km

46€

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Paris Bercy 711.5 km

85€ - 130€

Train to Montpellier, fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Nimes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Paris Orly (ORY) MPL - ORY

66€ - 273€

Train to Marseille, fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Nimes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris Orly (ORY) MRS - ORY

73€ - 250€

Train to Marseille, fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Nimes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) MRS - CDG

77€ - 247€

Train to Montpellier, fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Nimes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) MPL - CDG

65€ - 240€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nîmes to Paris is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Nîmes to Paris is to train which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nîmes and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nimes and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Nîmes and Paris is 579 km. The road distance is 711.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs 100€ - 140€.

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The train from Nimes to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 3h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Nîmes to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Nimes station.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Paris is to train which takes 3h and costs 100€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Nîmes to Paris.
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  • Distance: 579.3 km
  • Duration: 3h

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Nimes to Paris Gare De Lyon every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100€ - 140€ and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nîmes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 4 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 8h 55m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Montpellier to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
250€ - 320€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
450€ - 950€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Montpellier to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Train operators
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 Nimes to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Train from Nimes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
25€ - 30€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Nimes to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
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
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nîmes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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 Nîmes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
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 Nîmes to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
46€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Montpellier Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Nîmes to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Nîmes to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nîmes to Paris is 711 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Nîmes to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Montpellier Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Nîmes to Paris train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Nîmes to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 5622+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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