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Journey timeFrom 7h 51m
Price$37.13 - $508.28
Distance834km (518 miles)
Departure stationLille
Arrival stationNice
Changes1 change
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Lille to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lille to Nice for Sunday 17th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
22:1312:3814h 25m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 7298, TGV INOUI 6101+1SNCF
06:0014:388h 38m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 5102, TER 17477SNCF
06:4115:068h 25m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 7206, TGV INOUI 6173SNCF
07:1315:067h 53m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 7214, RER 53622+1SNCF
07:4116:068h 25m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 7020, TGV INOUI 6175SNCF
08:1316:067h 53m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 7228, RER 53630+1SNCF
09:1318:048h 51m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 7536, TGV INOUI 6111+1SNCF, Thello
10:4319:388h 55m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 5164, TGV INOUI 9826+1SNCF
13:1321:047h 51m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 7551, RER 53668+1SNCF
13:1322:088h 55m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 7551, TGV INOUI 6169SNCF

TGV and SNCF trains from Lille to Nice

You can travel from Lille 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 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets 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 Lille to Nice

Train tickets from Lille to Nice start at €32 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €150.17.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price153.18
on the day
avg. single price150.17

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Lille to Nice by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Lille and Nice is 9 hours and 46 minutes, with around 14 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 Lille and Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lille to Nice is 7 hours and 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Lille to Nice cost?

Train tickets from Lille to Nice can start from as little as €32 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 Lille to Nice?

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

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

The first train from Lille to Nice leaves at 06:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lille to Nice leaves at 21:38. 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 Lille and Nice by train?

Trains travelling from Lille to Nice cover a distance of around 834km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Lille.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lille to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/11/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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