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Traveling from Nice to Nancy by train

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

On average, it takes around 12 hours to travel from Nice to Nancy by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 8 hours 47 minutes though. You'll usually find 11 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 Nancy. 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 Nice to Nancy start from $46.56 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 Nancy by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Nice to Nancy by train

It takes an average of 12h 0m to travel from Nice to Nancy by train, over a distance of around 349 miles (562 km). There are normally 11 trains per day traveling from Nice to Nancy and tickets for this journey start from $46.56 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 47m
PriceFrom $46.56
Distance349 miles (562 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train06:01
Last train19:25
Departure stationNice
Arrival stationNancy
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, BlaBlaCar Bus

Nice to Nancy train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nice to Nancy for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:01 14:44 9h 43m, 1 change
05:25 14:44 9h 19m, 2 changes
06:00 16:02 10h 2m, direct
07:25 17:40 10h 15m, 3 changes
08:57 17:44 8h 47m, 1 change
08:57 18:48 9h 51m, 1 change
11:02 20:16 9h 14m, 1 change
12:25 06:09 17h 44m, 5 changes
15:57 07:44 15h 47m, 1 change
18:11 09:16 15h 5m, 1 change

TGV and SNCF trains from Nice to Nancy

You can travel from Nice to Nancy 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 Nice to Nancy

The price of train tickets from Nice to Nancy starts at $46.56 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 Nancy 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 Nancy

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

The average journey time by train between Nice and Nancy is 12 hours and 0 minutes, with around 11 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 Nancy by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Nancy is 8 hours and 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Nice to Nancy cost?

Train tickets from Nice to Nancy can start from as little as $46.56 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 Nancy?

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

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

The first train from Nice to Nancy leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nice to Nancy leaves at 19:25. 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 Nancy by train?

Trains travelling from Nice to Nancy 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 Nancy to Nice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nice to Nancy for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 11/29/2022 for travel on 11/29/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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