How to take the train from Paris to Nice

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Paris to Nice by train

There are now three options for taking a train from Paris to Nice.

During the day one can only take high speed trains, but both the regular TGV InOui services and low-cost, but more basic, Ouigo services share the route.
It's particularly worthwhile to click on the Train Guides below so that you can compare the two train services.
However, if you need to arrive at a specific time you will often have to take one train service or the other.
The Ouigo services can plug gaps between the TGV InOui departures.

There is also now the option of taking an overnight train, which conveys couchette berths and reclining seats, but no sleeping cabins.
However, it gives the opportunity of arriving in Nice just after 09:00

Routes you can take to go from Paris to Nice

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:
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Route Information

Option 1: travelling by a regular TGV service
Travel Time (approx)

5hr 57min - 6hr 6min (approx)



Travel Info

Mon-Thurs: up to 4 x trains per day
Friday: up to 6 x trains
**Sat:**up to 5 x trains
Sunday up to 4 x trains

On this route there are additional departures in the summer months.

Route Information

Option 2: taking a more basic Ouigo service

Route Information

Option 3; travelling through the night
Travel Time (approx)

11hr 48min



Travel Info

1 x train per night

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