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Taking the train from Perpignan to Nîmes in 2 hours 5 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Perpignan to Nîmes? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 2 hours 27 minutes to travel the 174 km from Perpignan to Nîmes by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 5 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 24 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either TGV, SNCF or Renfe-SNCF. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Perpignan to Nîmes start from $1.03 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Nîmes? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Perpignan to Nîmes by train

It takes an average of 2h 27m to travel from Perpignan to Nîmes by train, over a distance of around 108 miles (174 km). There are normally 24 trains per day traveling from Perpignan to Nîmes and tickets for this journey start from $1.03 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 5m
PriceFrom $1.03
Distance108 miles (174 km)
Frequency24 trains per day
First train06:04
Last train20:17
Departure stationPerpignan
Arrival stationNîmes
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, Renfe-SNCF, ALSA

Perpignan to Nîmes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Perpignan to Nîmes for mardi oct. 18 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:07 11:42 2h 35m, 1 change
09:45 11:51 2h 6m, direct
10:11 12:41 2h 30m, direct
11:04 13:42 2h 38m, 1 change
12:07 14:23 2h 16m, 1 change
12:33 14:45 2h 12m, direct
13:06 15:42 2h 36m, 1 change
14:07 16:19 2h 12m, 1 change
14:07 16:42 2h 35m, direct
15:03 17:24 2h 21m, 1 change

TGV, TER, SNCF and Renfe-SNCF trains from Perpignan to Nîmes

You can travel from Perpignan to Nîmes on TGV, TER, SNCF and Renfe-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.

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).

Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Perpignan to Nîmes

The price of train tickets from Perpignan to Nîmes starts at $1.03 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 Perpignan to Nîmes 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 Perpignan to Nîmes

Want to know more about your journey from Perpignan to Nîmes? 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 Perpignan to Nîmes take?

The average journey time by train between Perpignan and Nîmes is 2 hours and 27 minutes, with around 24 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 Perpignan and Nîmes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Perpignan to Nîmes is 2 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Perpignan to Nîmes cost?

Train tickets from Perpignan to Nîmes can start from as little as $1.03 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 Perpignan to Nîmes?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Perpignan to Nîmes without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Perpignan to Nîmes each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Perpignan to Nîmes leave?

The first train from Perpignan to Nîmes leaves at 06:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Perpignan to Nîmes leave?

The last train from Perpignan to Nîmes leaves at 20:17. 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 Perpignan and Nîmes by train?

Trains travelling from Perpignan to Nîmes cover a distance of around 108 miles (174 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nîmes to Perpignan.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Perpignan to Nîmes for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2022. 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 09/24/2022 for travel on 09/24/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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