Nantes to Nice by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 50m
  • Distance
    790 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nantes to Nice by train

Fast trains from Nantes to Nice take around 8 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 790 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nantes and Nice.

1. Are there direct trains from Nantes to Nice?

Journeys between Nantes and Nice usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Nantes to Nice every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Nantes to Nice?

The Nantes to Nice train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Nantes to Nice train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Nice is usually scheduled to depart Nantes around 05:23 and the last train is around 18:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nantes around 05:54, and the last at 18:40.

When to book Nantes to Nice train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Nantes to Nice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nantes and Nice?

More than one train company operates on the route from Nantes to Nice, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercités de Nuit
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.