Train sur le viaduc Régie Régionale des Transports Provence- Alpes-Côte d´Azur

Practical information 

The Chemins de Fer de Provence operates a return rail service between Nice and Digne-les-Bains four times daily. The service provides a 151km link between the Alpes Maritimes and Alpes de Haute Provence départements and includes around ten station stops. 

There is also an urban service between Nice and Colomars-Plan du Var which operates twenty-two trains per day.

The service stops at regular halts every three to five kilometres to enable walkers to leave the train.

Car Parks

Car park at the stations in Nice (fee: €0.90 / hour - please note: limited to 4 hours) and Lingostière (Plaine du Var) (around ten spaces; free). Free parking is available at all of the other stations.

Bookings

Places cannot be booked in advance except for groups of 15 or more.

Payment

Nice and Digne-les-Bains stations

 
All year round
 
All year round
 
All year round

Other stations

  
From July to September
only       
 
All year round
 
All year round

Trains

 
All year round
 
All year round

Disabled facilities

The trains operated by Chemins de Fer de Provence are not equipped for disabled travellers; however, the train crews will do their best to enable disabled people to travel under acceptable conditions. Future rolling stock due in 2008 will be equipped for disabled travellers.

Bicycles and parcel service

The trains operated by Chemins de Fer de Provence are not equipped for the transport of parcels or bicycles on board passenger trains.

Contact 33 (0)4 93 29 82 82 for parcel and bicycle-carrying services.

Restaurants

Most villages have a restaurant at the station [p6] or in the village.

Products for sale 

Books, cassettes and various items are on sale in all stations along the line.
See the Souvenir Shop page.

Vue depuis le train sur Saint André-des-Alpes
Chemins de Fer de Provence
4 bis rue Alfred Binet - 06000 Nice
Tél. 04 97 03 80 80
Fax. 04 97 03 80 81