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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Nancy by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Nancy Tgv / ...

35€ - 75€

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Bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nancy - Centre Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Reims > Nancy - Centre > Nancy - CHU Vandoeuvre / ...

13€ - 23€

3 alternative options

Train via Château-Thierry  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Chateau Thierry P / ...
  2. Take the train from Chateau Thierry to Nancy Ter

43€ - 94€

Rideshare  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nancy 347.4 km

18€ - 23€

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Nancy 345.5 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nancy is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Nancy is to train. Taking this option will cost 35€ - 75€ and takes 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Nancy - Centre. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris-Est and arriving at Nancy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Paris and Nancy is 282 km. The road distance is 345.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nancy without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs 35€ - 75€.

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The train from Paris-Est to Nancy takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Paris to Nancy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Paris-Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nancy is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4h 15m.

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  • Distance: 281.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 31m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Paris-Est to Nancy every 3 hours. Tickets cost 90€ - 160€ and the journey takes 1h 31m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nancy - Centre twice daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 4h 15m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
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 Paris-Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 l'Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
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 Paris l'Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Paris l'Est to Chateau Thierry
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Train from Chateau Thierry to Nancy
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Paris Est to Chateau Thierry
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Transilien
Bus operators
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 Nancy - Centre
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
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 to Nancy
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Nancy
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Paris to Nancy bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Nancy - Centre station.

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Paris to Nancy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Nancy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nancy is 345 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Paris to Nancy.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Nancy. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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