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Paris - Nice
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Main stations in Paris and Nice
Paris Gare de LyonOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:45am to 9:45pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail)
SNCF rail agents, Car Parking, Currency exchange, Ticket Office, Assistance for disabled, Lockers, Lounge, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris AusterlitzOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:30am to 1am
Saturday and Sunday: 4:30am to 1am Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail), Intercity trains, Night trains (Elipsos)
SNCF rail agents, Ticket vending machine, Currency Exchange, Wheelchairs and boarding ramps, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Nice VilleOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5am to 12:30am
Saturday and Sunday: 5am to 12:30am
Public holidays: 5am to 12:30am
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
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Your travel by train from Paris to Nice
Travellers visiting Nice from Paris can take the high speed TGV trains which serve the two cities in just over five and a half hours. On board France’s flagship trains a buffet car offers hot and cold refreshments. Standard class is spacious and comfortable but for a little more luxury and extra legroom passengers can opt for First class seating.
Paris’ Gare de Lyon is in a central position and is easily accessed by public transport such as the metro, buses and the RER. The journey to Nice includes a spectacular section along the Cote d’Azur and Nice the station is located in the heart of the city moments from the inviting Mediterranean. Nice is an easy city to get around by foot and the station has good public transport links and the airport is linked by train and bus.
For travellers visiting Nice from Paris and returning to the French capital, a point to point ticket is the best option but for anyone looking to take the TGV around France, a France Rail Pass is a good choice. Travellers who wish to visit another country should check out other rail pass options too.
Visit Nice and discover other popular train journeys
Nice attracts sun worshippers, shopaholics, boat lovers and anyone who enjoys the ambience of a relaxed coastal city. Visitors take afternoon strolls along the waterfront and the Promenade des Anglais, or enjoy a seafood lunch in the bustling Old Town. For a bit of culture there are 20 museums including the Museum of Modern Art and the Musee de Matisse which follows the artist’s development during his years in the seaside city.
From Nice, a beautiful train ride along the glittering coast is glamorous Cannes, which holds the world famous film festival once a year, or why not visit the magnificent Monaco?
Reviews & ratings Paris - Nice
"Paris to Milan"Ivan t.
Transport personnel in Paris terminal assisting us were great. Great overland trip from Paris to Milan. On board personnel were very good.
"Excellent Experience"Ai Luan p. 10/12/2013
Very convenience and value for money for our Paris-London trip.
"Paris to Strasbourg"John n. 27/11/2013
The train was very comfortable and the ride was quite speedy. E-tickets were very easily purchased and downloaded.
"Comfortable train ride"Nurhuda Binte j. 25/11/2013
It was the first time taking Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris and it was a nice experience. It was comfortable. Since we booked our tickets in advanced, it was value for money and we were allocated to seats that we wanted.
"confusing"Lynda Marie w. 22/11/2013
T he train we got on at Lille was two trains joined together which made it very confusing when trying to find the coach we were in nearly missed the train trying to find the right coach. and when we arrived in Paris the signs for the underground trains are really poor we expected better from such a large city. Arriving back at St Pancras in London the difference is startling even if you are a visitor and don,t know much of the language you would find where you are going much easier.
"Delay appallingly handled"Teong l. 20/11/2013
The train to Paris Gare Lyon was to leave Figueres Vilafant (where I boarded) at 5:20 PM. it left the station punctually enough. However, when we got to the next station (Perpignan), we were told that strong winds had caused disruptions to power lines and, as a result, the track from Perpignan to the next station was not prperly set. The solution was for everyone to alight from the train at Perpignan and take a bus (provided) to the next station to continue the journey. To my understanding, the track at the next station had been amiss since 3-ish PM (2 hours before the start of our journey). Despite that, Rail Europe had arranged only one bus on standby at Perpignan to transfer the passengers. Needless to say, one bus was barely sufficient. So the bulk of the passengers waited at the Perpignan station for just over 2 hours for the next train to arrive hoping that in the meantime the track at Perpignan would be set right. All along, it didn't seem anyone was really in charge - there were sometimes conflicting indications from the rail employees. It really was quite an appalling state of affairs. All in all, the total journey was delayed for between 2 and 3 hours and arrived in Paris way past 2 AM (not including taxi queueing time!). If you take Europe Rail, cut yourself some slack as delays (for all kinds of reasons) happen more often than you'd expect and, frustratingly, quite a tolerated scenario, especially in France. The delay was unfortunate as everything else was good.
"Excellent Service"Tausif k. 18/11/2013
Me and my family travelled to on Train from paris to London and Rome to Venice. Bought the tickets on line from Pakistan, every thing was very convenient and excellent service.
"value foe money"Tausif k. 14/11/2013
All ok i am happpy trip rail train . milan paris. value for money
"An experience"Tausif k. 13/11/2013
The staff was great. The linens were fresh. The supplies were convenient. My suggestion would include an updated train car. Toilets were smelly. Berth was well designed but had seen better days. We paid for a first class berth, but felt more like a very used hotel room. Air conditioning was nonexistent. It was a good way to travel from Pome to Paris while viewing some of the countryside, but just had to keep focused on that rather than the accommodations.
"lille to paris"Paul l. 12/11/2013
the experience was 1st class from the information as to when the train was departing to when we arrived in Paris.
"Comfortable train travel"Elton m. 11/11/2013
We travelled from Paris to Laussane it was on time, very comfortable, the lunch was of a high standard and the staff offered a high standard of service.
"Zurich to Paris by train"Elton m. 10/11/2013
The whole experience of booking and then travelling with TGV Lyria has been fantastic. I will definitely use it again. Thank you.
"Montbard to Paris EASY"Deborah o. 09/11/2013
What an easy quick way to get into the heart of Paris and back to Burgundy in one day!
"TGV Turin to Paris"David w. 06/11/2013
It was a nice trip but was unable to connect with the WiFi on the train even though I was charged for it. Very convenient.
"Bus to the Gare du Nord"David w. 06/11/2013
If you take the bus to the Gare du Nord, it may drop you in a side street. Be sure to walk round to the front of the station before trying to go in. We had problems getting in the side entrance, as our Eurostar tickets would not scan there.