The airport is the third largest in France and is of great importance for tourism along the French Riviera (Nice, Monaco, Cannes). Since 2019 it is possible to travel by tram T2 between Nice Airport and the city centre.
Where is Nice Airport situated?
Nice Airport is located to the southwest of the French city of Nice. Nice Airport is easily accessible by car via the A8 motorway.
How many terminals does Nice Airport have?
Nice Airport consists of two terminals, free shuttle buses run between the older Terminal 1 and the newer Terminal 2 every 5 to 10 minutes. Terminal 1 is used among other airlines by Aer Lingus, British Airways and Ryanair, easyJet operates from Terminal 2.
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The distance from Nice Airport to the centre of Nice is 7 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Nice.
From NCE Airport to Nice City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Nice Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Nice Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Nice Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Nice Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Nice Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Nice is about € 32.-. Book your taxi at Nice Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From NCE Airport to Nice City centre by Taxi
At Nice Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Nice Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Nice Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Wizz Air
- Air France
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Nice
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Nice Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Nice and Castle Hill: Guided Historical Walking Tour
Live the history of the capital of the French Riviera on a walking tour in the medieval old town known as Vieux-Nice. Learn about the city’s history from its Greek origins through the days of Italian governors. Taste some local delicacies during the tour.
French Riviera Villages and Countryside Day Trip from Nice
Discover the lovely countryside of the French Riviera on a small-group day trip from Nice and visit the pretty villages of Gourdon, Tourrettes-sur-Loup and Mougins. Taste different varieties of French tapenade and olives at a traditional mill.
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