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Avenue Thiers 06008 Nice France

Ticket office hours

Monday06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday06:00 - 21:00
Thursday06:00 - 21:00
Friday06:00 - 21:00
Saturday06:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 20:00

Nice Ville train station

Nice-Ville train station is located on Avenue Thiers, between the Vernier district and the Thiers quarter of the city. Originally built in 1867, many striking period features remain, including ornately decorated balconies and a grand clock. Nice-Ville train station is the city's main train station, although the city is also served by Nice-Riquier and Nice St-Augustin. Find out more about Nice's three train stations here.

There are 154 connections running every day. High-speed TGV trains connect Nice to Paris in 5h30, whilst Lyon can be reached in 4h30. Intercity trains carry passengers to cities in the South of France, such as Bordeaux, Toulouse, Montpellier and Marseille. International trains also run to and from this station, including Milan-Nice in 4h40. After arriving at Nice-Ville train station, many visitors walk to the nearby city centre. Once there, it’s easy to get around — simply hop on the Azur bus line or the number 1 tram line. If travellers need to get to the airport, it can be easily accessed by the number 99 shuttle bus.

Main attractions near Nice Ville train station

It takes roughly 20 minutes to walk from Nice-Ville train station to the heart of the city centre. For those seeking some retail therapy, Jean Médecin Avenue is a shopping mecca and only a 10-minute stroll from the station. This busy shopping paradise leads on to the historic square of Place Masséna, which is filled with restaurants and more shops! From there, another 5-minute walk leads to the colourful and captivating flower market, Cours Saleya. Alternatively, visitors may decide to explore the neighbouring Albert I Garden, with its beautiful trees, manicured lawns and fountains, before continuing towards the Promenade des Anglais, lined with its famous blue chairs. Roughly 7 km of coastline can be found less than 1.5 km away from Nice-Ville train station, and this stretch houses iconic structures like the palatial hotel, Negresco, and the Palais de la Méditerranée casino. Heading further east, another leisurely 10-minute stroll takes visitors to the heart of the historical quarter, where the Prefecture Palace, the 18th-century City Hall, the Nice Clock Tower and Sainte-Réparate cathedral can all be found.

After all that exploration, visitors may have worked up an appetite! Fortunately, there are plenty of cafes, bistros and restaurants scattered throughout the centre, offering Mediterranean cuisine and much more. Local favourites include Pissaladières (a type of pizza, made with thick dough and various toppings), Nicoise salad (made with boiled eggs, tuna and anchovies), Socca (a type of crêpe), Ratatouille (a mixed-vegetable stew served in a tomato sauce), and Soupe au Pistou (a typical Provencal soup). Bon appétit!

Taking the train from Nice Ville

There are plenty of European destinations you can easily reach from Nice Ville by train. Here are the top destinations you shouldn't miss:

  • Paris: It's one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with six main stations surrounded by key landmarks, so you can easily sip coffee in the charming neighbourhood of Montmartre or take that Eiffel Tower snap. You can get from Nice Ville to Paris by train thanks to the frequent services operated by TGV.
  • Monaco: Taking the train to Monaco means you'll be a stone's throw away from the sea. Have a stroll around Monaco-Ville, the city’s picturesque cliffside medieval district, or visit the city’s Roman-Byzantine cathedral, with its stark white facade flanked by palm trees.
  • Lyon: It's the centre of French gastronomy — make sure you try saucisson (French cured sausage), this city is well-known for making the best saucisson in the country! You can get from Nice Ville to Lyon by train thanks to the frequent services operated by TGV.

Need more information about France's extensive rail network? Check out our trains in France page.

Top routes from Nice Ville

DurationFirst and last trainTrains per day
To Monaco—Monte-Carlo21m5:40 – 22:5047
To Cannes23m5:25 – 21:4959
To San Remo1h 21m5:40 – 21:3123
To Ventimiglia50m5:40 – 21:3132
To Turin5h 8m5:40 – 21:3118
To Florence6h 39m6:48 – 21:3115
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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