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

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Train  •  2h 59m

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

180€ - 330€

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Bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Lyon Perrache 788 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Paris N729 / ...

26€ - 45€

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nîmes to Paris 711.1 km

46€

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Paris Bercy 710.5 km

75€ - 120€

Drive to Marseille, fly to Paris Orly  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris Orly (ORY) MRS - ORY

67€ - 208€

Drive to Marseille, fly to Paris CDG  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Nîmes to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) MRS - CDG

66€ - 205€

Train to Montpellier, fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 37m

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

81€ - 252€

Train to Montpellier, fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 56m

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

65€ - 209€

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The cheapest way to get from Nîmes to Paris is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Nîmes to Paris is to train which costs 180€ - 330€ and takes 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nîmes to Paris. However, there are services departing from Nîmes and arriving at Paris via Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nimes and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Nîmes and Paris is 579 km. The road distance is 710.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nîmes to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs 180€ - 330€.

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The train from Nimes to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 2h 59m including transfers and departs every three 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 2h 59m and costs 180€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Nîmes to Paris.
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  • Distance: 579 km
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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 2h 59m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nîmes to Paris Bercy via Lyon Perrache in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Montpellier to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Flights from Montpellier to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 1000€
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
2h 59m
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
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
25€ - 30€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nîmes to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
180€ - 330€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
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 Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
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 Marseille 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 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 Corsica and Air France offer flights from Marseille Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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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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