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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Nîmes 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 58 min

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

$130 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Nimes Ouibus

$28 - $75

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nîmes 444.6 miles

$53

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Nîmes 445.2 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Paris Orly to Montpellier, train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$73 - $325

Fly Paris CDG to Montpellier, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$80 - $327

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$79 - $288

Fly Paris CDG to Marseille, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$86 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nîmes is to rideshare which costs 46€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nîmes is to train which costs 110€ - 130€ and takes 2 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Nimes. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Nîmes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Paris and Nîmes is 579 km. The road distance is 712.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nîmes without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs 110€ - 130€.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nîmes takes 2 h 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Paris to Nîmes train services, operated by inOui TGV, 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 2 h 58 min and costs 110€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nîmes.
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  • Distance: 362.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Nîmes hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Paris to Nîmes twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $260
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$27 - $32
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Nimes
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$53
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 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nîmes is 712 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min 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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There are 681+ hotels available in Nîmes. Prices start at $65 USD 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 Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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