There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Paris by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  3 h 11 min

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

$74 - $219

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Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus / ...

$42 - $102

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  3 h 37 min

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

$69 - $219

Train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$180 - $210

Rideshare  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Paris 582 miles

$71

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Paris 582.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Paris is to bus which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Paris is to fly which costs 60€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Paris. However, there are services departing from Gare Thiers and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy via Nice - Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Nice and Paris is 686 km. The road distance is 931.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 160€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Nice to Paris, including transfers.

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Nice to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Nice - Airport station.

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Nice to Paris train services, operated by TGV, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Paris is to fly which takes 3 h 11 min and costs 60€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Paris.
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  • Distance: 428.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

Air France and easyJet fly from Nice to Paris hourly. Alternatively, TGV operates a train from Nice to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $210 and the journey takes 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Nice to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Nice to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $7,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $3,000
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $360
Bus operators
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 Nice - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
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 Nice, Nice to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Paris
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$71
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Nice to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Nice to Paris train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Paris is 931 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from Nice to Paris.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Nice Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 4901+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nice and Paris. 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 Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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