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

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Train  •  2h 58m

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

100€ - 140€

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Bus  •  8h 55m

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

20€ - 45€

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Rideshare  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nîmes 711.6 km

46€

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Nîmes 711.5 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Paris Orly to Montpellier, train  •  4h 33m

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

66€ - 285€

Fly Paris CDG to Montpellier, train  •  4h 47m

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

64€ - 242€

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, train  •  5h 38m

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

81€ - 267€

Fly Paris CDG to Marseille, train  •  5h 53m

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

84€ - 264€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nîmes is to bus which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nîmes is to train which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 2h 58m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Nimes. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 58m.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Nîmes without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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The train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nimes takes 2h 58m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Paris to Nîmes train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nîmes is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 100€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nîmes.
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  • Distance: 579.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nimes every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100€ - 140€ and the journey takes 2h 58m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 8h 55m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
230€ - 300€
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Nimes
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
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 Marseille St Charles to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
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 Paris to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
46€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Montpellier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Paris to Nîmes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nîmes station.

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Paris to Nîmes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nimes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nîmes is 712 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Paris to Nîmes.

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

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Book your Paris to Nîmes train tickets online with Omio.

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

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There are 902+ hotels available in Nîmes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Nîmes. 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 CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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