Ports of Call
Nice Cote dAzur Airport
A bustling regional airport, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is the main gateway to the fashionable resorts of the Côte d'Azur, or French Riviera. Tourists bound for Cannes and Monaco fly through Nice Côte d'Azur Airport to avoid the bustle of Paris, and the facility is well-equipped to handle the 10 million passengers who pass through each year.
The airport is efficient and pleasant to fly through, with light and airy terminals filled with duty-free shops and restaurants.
Flights to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport come from destinations all over Europe.
The airport is situated four miles (7km) west of Nice.
Getting to the city
Buses leave regularly for hundreds of destinations between Marseilles and Genoa, and Tram 2 goes into central Nice and to the railway station from both terminals. TER trains and coaches go to Cannes and most other main towns and cities from Nice, and the stations are within a mile of the airport.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).
Tel: +33 (0)8 20 42 3333.
All major car rental companies are represented in the arrivals area, including Europcar, Hertz and Budget.
Metered taxis are available outside both terminals. It costs around €32 to get into Nice.
Transfer between terminals
A free shuttle bus connects the airport's two terminals.
There are a number of restaurants, bars and shops, banks and foreign exchange facilities in both terminals. Other facilities include health services, VIP lounges, prayer rooms, meeting points, and a business centre with meeting rooms and internet facilities. Disabled facilities are good; passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance. Luggage-wrapping services and porters are available, as well as left-luggage facilities.
There is short and long-term parking available at both terminals. P9 is the most economical, but P2 and P5 are closer to the terminals and charge about double. Extra-security parking is available in lots G1 and G2, and long-term parking is in lots P4 and P6, which are served by a free shuttle bus.
Free wifi is available at the airport.
VIP and club lounges provide business services like fax, phone, internet, newspapers, and refreshments.
Nice Cote dAzur Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.