Nice Airport

Nice Airport (NCE)

Nice Airport, or the Cote d'Azur Airport, is 1 of the 3 busiest airports in France, behind Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports in Paris. Nice Airport is 6km south-west of the city centre.

From Nice, it's possible to get direct flights to many countries in Europe, as well as a few airports in North Africa and the Middle East.

Nice Airport facilities

Nice Airport has 2 terminals for its flights. Both terminals have flights to French cities, as well as to Schengen and non-Schengen countries. A free shuttle connects the 2 buildings.

Terminal 2 is the more modern of the buildings, and has a slightly bigger selection of shops and restaurants. For example, Terminal 2 has 11 restaurants and bars compared to the 9 found in Terminal 1.

Each terminal has 2 VIP lounges. Terminal 1 has the Library VIP Lounge in the Schengen departures area and the Canopy VIP Lounge in its international departures area. Terminal 2 has the Infinity Lounge for Schengen passengers and the Levity Lounge for other travellers.

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Please note: all information is correct as of February, 2018.

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 Getting to Nice city centre

Driving hide 

Car hire at Nice Airport is spread out across the 2 terminals and to external centres, which have free shuttle buses to get you there. In France, cars drive on the right.

Trains hide 

Although there is no train station at the airport, it's only a 15-minute walk to Nice-Saint-Augustin Station.

You can also get bus 99 to Nice-Ville Station to get on the rail network.

Buses hide 

From Nice Airport, there are buses to 141 destinations around the Cote d'Azur, greater France and across Europe to as far away as Romania.

An express bus to Nice centre is the easiest way into town. This starts at 5.40am every day, with regular departures (every 15 minutes in peak times) up until the last bus at 11.45pm.

Each terminal has a bus counter open for ticket sales between 8am and 7.30pm or 8.30pm (depending on the time of year). Outside these hours, you can buy your ticket directly from the driver.

Taxi hide 

Each terminal has its own taxi rank. This is found outside exit A1 in Terminal 1 and A3 in Terminal 2. Depending on your destination, fares may be more expensive between 6pm and 7am.

A typical trip into Nice will cost €23-€31 during the day or €28-€33 at night. Fares to other nearby locations can be found on the Nice Airport website.

 Who flies to Nice

 Airport Contact Details

Nice Airport

Chambre de Commerce et d´Industrie,
F-06281 Nice Cedex 3,

Tel:+33 (0)8 20423333
Fax:+33 (0)4 89985135


Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Nice Côte d'Azur

 Location Details

Longitude:7° 13' 3'' E
Latitude:43° 39' 50'' N

 Airport Location

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