There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis by train, bus, 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  •  6 h 4 min

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

$180 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  15 h 11 min

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

$36 - $65

5 alternative options

Train via Toulon  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Toulon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulon to Juan-Les-Pins

$184 - $213

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nice, Nice N719

$66 - $118

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Sophia Antipolis 572.1 miles

$120 - $180

Fly from Paris Orly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$56 - $217

Fly from Paris CDG  •  4 h 11 min

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

$63 - $229

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Sophia Antipolis. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Sophia Antipolis Skema via Aéroport T.2 and Nice Aéroport Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between Paris and Sophia Antipolis is 685 km. The road distance is 915.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis without a car is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 150€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis, including transfers.

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Paris to Sophia Antipolis bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 150€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 14 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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

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Paris to Sophia Antipolis bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Sophia Antipolis.
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  • Distance: 428.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Sophia Antipolis, France?

TGV operates a train from Paris to Sophia Antipolis every 4 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $200 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Sophia Antipolis 6 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $3,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $7,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $360
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Toulon
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulon to Juan-Les-Pins
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Sophia Antipolis is 915 km. It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to drive from Paris to Sophia Antipolis.

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

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There are 5955+ hotels available in Sophia Antipolis. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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