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Practical Information

Getting to Nîmes Plane, train, road and public transport: easy access and a practical urban network.
Information about transport in the Nîmes urban area: taxi, bus, car and bike hire, parking...
For more information Nîmes Tourist Information Centre provides brochures and a list of useful websites to help you prepare your trip.



How to get to Nîmes ?

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By road

Access by motorway

 A 54 from Arles, Marseille, the Côte d’Azur, Italy
A 7 from Avignon, Valence, Lyon
A 9 from Montpellier, Narbonne, Perpignan, Spain

Distances in kilometres

PARIS : 708 km
LYON : 246 km
MARSEILLE : 121 km
NICE : 277 km
TOULOUSE : 288 km
BORDEAUX : 528 km
PERPIGNAN : 201 km


BARCELONE : 390 km
MILAN : 594 km
GENEVE : 405 km

Centre Régional d’Informations routières (regional traffic information centre)
Tél : 00.33.(0).826.022.022

Road and traffic information

Radio Trafic Info (Autoroutes du Sud de la France)
107.7 Mhz

By train

The railway station is a 5-minute walk from the Roman arena.

For travelling information, timetables and purchase of train tickets :

Information / Booking :
Surcharged number : 36 35
Calls from abroad : 00.33.(0)

Main lines :

Nîmes is now less than 3 hours from Paris. A return trip is possible on the same day for a business meeting, for example.

Nîmes / Paris (Gare de Lyon) : 3h00
Nîmes / Paris (Charles de Gaulle) : 3h30
Nîmes / Bruxelles : 5h15
Nîmes / Marseille : 0h55
Nîmes / Lyon : 1h20
Nîmes / Lille : 4h20
Nîmes / Montpellier : 0h30

Many connections to Italy, Spain, the Rhône Valley and the Atlantic area.

Renfe-SNCF en Cooperación take you to Nîmes with high speed trains. For further information:

- INTERCITY trains
from Bordeaux, Toulouse, Marseilles and Nice.

- Regional Express Transport (TER):
TER trains and coach services

- TER timetables :
More :

- For your train and bus trips

By air


Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes à Garons (15 kms de Nîmes)
Tél : 00.33.(0)
Fax : 00.33.(0)
E-mail :

Flight infos


Ryanair :
Tel. : 00 33 (0) 892 232 375

Shuttle service (Tango Company) from the centre of Nîmes to the airport
Tél. : 00.33.(0) 820 22 30 30

By coach

Coach timetables

Tél. : 00.33.(0).810.33.42.73

International service





Bus service

TANGO (Réseau de Transports de l’Agglomération Nîmoise)

The TANGO network serves all the urban centres in Nîmes Métropole. Buses run all the year round 7 days a week, including Sundays and public holidays but not on 1 May. Tickets and season tickets can be purchased at TANGO boutique (13 rue Régale) and from retail agents in Nîmes and towns and villages in Nîmes Agglomération. Several ticket distributors are also available along the route of Lines T1 and T2.

TANGO boutique : 13 rue Régale
Open Monday to Friday: 09.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 to 18.00
First and last Saturday of each month: 9.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 – 17.00

Customer service

INFOS TANGO : 0 970 818 638
Open Monday to Friday: 07.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 to 18.00 (closed on Saturday)


Taxis Radio Artisans Nîmois (TRAN)
Tél : 00.33.(0)
24 hours a day - all distances
Taxi rank : Station

Day rate : 7.00 to 19.00
Night rate : 19.00 to 7.00

40 taxis always ready to go.

Car rental :

See more

Bike rental :

Car sharing :

See car-sharing websites



On-street parking

List of car parks

Tourist bus parking



Town Hall

Luggage locker service


National Federation of Tourist Offices

Regional Tourism Committee of the Languedoc-Roussillon

Departmental committee of tourism of the Gard

Versatile France

Tourism quality plan

Discover the Cevennes

Arles Tourist Office

Avignon Tourist Office

Site du Pont du Gard

Tourist Office of Pont du Gard

Tourist Office of Grau du Roi

Tourism & Handicap

Business Tourism

Club Business


Gites de France Tourisme Vert Gard


Logis de France



Ville et Pays d'Art et Histoire (VPAH)


Mairie de Nîmes

Nîmes Métropole

Parc des Expositions de Nîmes

Simon Casas Production

Car parks

Park INDIGOîmes-france




Aéroport Nîmes-Alés-Camargue-Cévennes

Tango (Transports de l'Agglomération Nîmoise)

Taxi (Taxi Radio Artisans Nîmois)


LIO (Réseau départemental par Car)


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