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Traveling from Nancy to Nice by train

Looking to travel from Nancy to Nice by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 13 hours 9 minutes to travel from Nancy to Nice by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 8 hours 41 minutes though. You'll usually find 18 trains per day running along the 562 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Nice. Trains on this route are usually operated by either TGV or SNCF. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Nancy to Nice start from $55.54 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Nice by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Nancy to Nice by train

It takes an average of 13h 9m to travel from Nancy to Nice by train, over a distance of around 349 miles (562 km). There are normally 18 trains per day traveling from Nancy to Nice and tickets for this journey start from $55.54 when you book in advance.

First train

06:12

Last train

20:20

Departure station

Nancy

Arrival station

Nice

Journey time

8h 41m

Distance

562 miles (349 km)

Frequency

18 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $55.54

Train and bus operators

SNCF, BlaBlaCar Bus

Nancy to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nancy to Nice for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:11 18:58 9h 47m, 1 change
09:20 18:58 9h 38m, 2 changes
11:26 21:30 10h 4m, direct
11:55 20:59 9h 4m, 1 change
11:55 22:00 10h 5m, 1 change
12:13 07:12 18h 59m, 7 changes
15:11 07:36 16h 25m, 2 changes
16:16 07:36 15h 20m, 2 changes
17:11 08:08 14h 57m, 1 change
17:13 11:11 17h 58m, 7 changes

TGV and SNCF trains from Nancy to Nice

You can travel from Nancy to Nice on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Nancy to Nice

The price of train tickets from Nancy to Nice starts at $55.54 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Nancy to Nice by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Nancy to Nice

Want to know more about your journey from Nancy to Nice? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nancy to Nice take?

The average journey time by train between Nancy and Nice is 13 hours and 9 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nancy and Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nancy to Nice is 8 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Nancy to Nice cost?

Train tickets from Nancy to Nice can start from as little as $55.54 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Nancy to Nice?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nancy to Nice without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Nancy to Nice each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Nancy to Nice leave?

The first train from Nancy to Nice leaves at 06:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nancy to Nice leave?

The last train from Nancy to Nice leaves at 20:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nancy and Nice by train?

Trains travelling from Nancy to Nice cover a distance of around 349 miles (562 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Nancy.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nancy to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/28/2023 for travel on 01/28/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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