The airport is the third largest in France and is of great importance for tourism along the French Riviera (Nice, Monaco, Cannes). At the end of 2018 a new tramway will be opened between Nice Airport and Nice.
Where is Nice Airport situated?
Nice Airport is located to the southwest of the French city of Nice.
How many terminals has Nice Airport?
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, Enterprise, Sixt 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!
Monaco and Eze Half-Day Small Group Tour from Nice
Experience the scenic splendor of the French Riviera on a 4.5-hour tour of Monaco and Eze. Get a panoramic view of Villefranche, and go to the medieval village of Eze to visit a perfume factory. Drive around the famous Monte Carlo race track, and more.
French Riviera: Private Transfer to/ from Nice Airport
Take the worry out of your arrival or departure from Nice Airport with a pre-booked private 1-way transfer. Sit back and relax in an air-conditioned vehicle. Avoid the long lines for taxis on landing, or the hassle of the public transport system.
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.
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