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Nîmes Pont du Gard: New station offers benefits for travellers

Our new station—inaugurated on 15 December 2019—will change how you travel to Nîmes and Montpellier. Learn more here about tickets, travel times, access to city centres, frequency of TGV INOUI and OUIGO service and more.

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Travel from Paris to Nîmes in just 2h49¹

Do you ever travel to or from Nîmes or Montpellier? With our new Nîmes Pont du Gard station now open, you’ve got two options for travel to or from Paris with TGV INOUI or OUIGO, or under our partnership with Renfe, the Spanish rail company:

  • take the new Nîmes-Montpellier high-speed rail bypass to arrive on the outskirts of either city, at Nîmes Pont du Gard station or Montpellier Sud de France station. This route saves around 10 minutes to/from Nîmes and 15 minutes to/from Montpellier.
  • choose the original high-speed line to arrive at Nîmes Centre station or Montpellier Saint-Roch—both located in the city centre

Learn more about the new Nîmes-Montpellier high-speed bypass line

Map of the new Nîmes-Montpellier high-speed bypass line

Map of the new Nîmes-Montpellier high-speed bypass line

The image is an infographic showing the conventional lines and the original high-speed rail lines in the region of Nîmes, Montpellier, Avignon and Tarascon. It focuses particularly on the new stations of Nîmes Pont du Gard and Montpellier Sud de France, positioned on the outskirts of the two cities and served by the new Nîmes-Montpellier high-speed rail bypass. The route of the bypass is also shown in the infographic.

TGV INOUI and OUIGO service at Nîmes Pont du Gard station

We’ve updated our high-speed offer, with trains divided roughly equally between the original high-speed line and the new high-speed bypass. Every day of the week, TGV INOUI and the Renfe-SNCF partnership offer service to and from: 

  • Paris—10 trains from and 9 trains to the French capital, including 5 from and 4 to Paris via the new high-speed line
  • Other French and Spanish cities—10 trains from and 11 trains to Lille, Lyon and more, including 3 from and 5 to these destinations via the original high-speed line

Six OUIGO trains from and to Paris and other French cities round out our daily offer at Nîmes Pont du Gard station.

17 TGV INOUI and 6 OUIGO trains daily

How to book travel to or from Nîmes Pont du Gard station

If you want to take the Nîmes-Montpellier high-speed rail bypass, be sure to choose “Nîmes Pont du Gard” when you buy your tickets. To take the original line directly to the centre of Nîmes, choose “Nîmes Centre” as your destination.

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Reach the centre of Nîmes in just 8 minutes

Need to get from Nîmes Pont du Gard to Nîmes Centre station? Take one of our 44 daily TER regional trains, and you’ll be in the heart of this historic Gallo-Roman city in just 8 minutes.

1 Shortest TGV travel time from Paris to Nîmes Pont du Gard since December 15, 2019, when we opened the new station. Nîmes Pont du Gard is 14km from the centre of Nîmes, 24 km from Arles and 35 km from Avignon.