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Take the train from Nice to Gap in 6 hours 35 minutes

If you want to travel from Nice to Gap by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Nice to Gap by train to take around 9 hours 15 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 6 hours 35 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 4 trains per day running on this route, which spans 135 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Gap. TGV, SNCF or OUIGO are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Nice to Gap start from $64.11 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Nice to Gap by train

It takes an average of 9h 15m to travel from Nice to Gap by train, over a distance of around 84 miles (135 km). There are normally 4 trains per day traveling from Nice to Gap and tickets for this journey start from $64.11 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 35m
PriceFrom $64.11
Distance84 miles (135 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
First train08:20
Last train19:20
Departure stationNice
Arrival stationGap
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, ALSA, OUIGO

Nice to Gap train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nice to Gap for Dienstag Sep. 27. 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:20 15:21 8h 1m, 1 change
12:20 18:55 6h 35m, 1 change
13:53 20:49 6h 56m, 1 change
18:20 09:51 15h 31m, 1 change

TGV, OUIGO, TER and SNCF trains from Nice to Gap

You can travel from Nice to Gap on TGV, OUIGO, TER 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.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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 Nice to Gap

The price of train tickets from Nice to Gap starts at $64.11 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 Nice to Gap 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 Nice to Gap

Want to know more about your journey from Nice to Gap? 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 Nice to Gap take?

The average journey time by train between Nice and Gap is 9 hours and 15 minutes, with around 4 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 Nice and Gap by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Gap is 6 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Nice to Gap cost?

Train tickets from Nice to Gap can start from as little as $64.11 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 Nice to Gap?

No, there are no direct train services from Nice to Gap. Travelling from Nice to Gap by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Nice to Gap leaves at 08:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nice to Gap leaves at 19:20. 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 Nice and Gap by train?

Trains travelling from Nice to Gap cover a distance of around 84 miles (135 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Gap to Nice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nice to Gap for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. 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 05/01/2022 for travel on 05/01/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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