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There are 9 ways to get from Pau to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Pau to Nice  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Nice (NCE) PUF - NCE

$90 - $494

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau - University to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$37 - $48

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Train to Biarritz, fly to Nice  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bayonne
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Nice (NCE) BIQ - NCE

$117 - $406

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nice  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Pau to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nice (NCE) TLS - NCE

$86 - $234

Fly Pau to Marseille, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Marseille (MRS) PUF - MRS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville

$120 - $311

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Nice  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nice (NCE) BOD - NCE

$96 - $269

Train  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Pau to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville Tgv

$125 - $188

Bus Isilines  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Montpellier
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Nice

$48 - $69

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Pau to Nice 467.9 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Pau to Nice is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pau to Nice is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pau to Nice. However, there are services departing from Pau - University and arriving at Alberti / Gioffredo via Aéroport / Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pau to Nice. However, there are services departing from Pau and arriving at Gare de Nice-Ville via Toulouse-Matabiau and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 49 min.

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The distance between Pau and Nice is 617 km. The road distance is 748.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pau to Nice without a car is to train which takes 10 h 49 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Pau to Nice, including transfers.

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Pau to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Pau - University station.

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Pau to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Pau station.

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The best way to get from Pau to Nice is to fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 75€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 10 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Pau to Nice.
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  • Distance: 385.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

Hop!, Air France and two other airlines fly from Pau to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pau to Nice via Toulouse-Matabiau, Marseille-St-Charles, and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pau to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Pau to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $1,000
Flights from Pau to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $1,000
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Pau to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Pau to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Pau to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $1,000
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Pau to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Pau to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Train operators
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 Pau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Pau to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Pau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Pau - University to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Pau to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Pau Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Pau to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Nice - Airport station.

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Pau to Nice train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Nice-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pau to Nice is 749 km. It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to drive from Pau to Nice.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Pau Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3986+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pau to Pau Airport is to shuttle which takes 31 min and costs .

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