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Nice Airport

General information

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.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Nice Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in France.

Airport Distance
Toulon-Hyères Airport 106km
Genoa Airport (Italy) 155km
Marseille Airport 163km
Turin Airport (Italy) 174km



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
7 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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.

Public transport

Bus services

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.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

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
7 km
20 min
€ 32.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

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.

Airport parking

Nice Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Nice Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Nice Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Nice Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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:

  • easyJet
  • Volotea
  • Wizz Air
  • Norwegian
  • Air France


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Nice Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Novotel Nice Arenas Aeroport, Nice

Novotel Nice Arenas Aeroport is a hotel located in Arenas District in Nice. The Ligne 2 tram line passes in front of the property and gives direct access to the city centre and airport.


ibis budget Nice Aeroport, Nice

Located just 500 metres from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport and just a 5-minute walk from Terminal 1, this hotel offers soundproofed guest rooms with free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV.


Campanile Nice Aéroport, Nice

Located on the Promenade des Anglais, this low-cost hotel is opposite Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport. It has a 24-hour reception, 3 fully equipped meeting rooms and rooms with free Wi-Fi access.

Hotels in Nice

Looking for the best hotels in Nice? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Le Windsor, Jungle Art Hotel, Nice

This hotel is set in a 19th-century building in central Nice and features a tropical garden with a swimming pool. The hotel’s fitness and wellness centre offers a hammam, a sauna and massage treatments.


Best Western Plus Hôtel Brice Garden Nice, Nice

Best Western Plus Hôtel Brice Garden Nice is located in central Nice, just a 5-minute walk from the Promenade des Anglais and the beach. It offers a garden with a fountain, where you can enjoy breakfast weather permitting.


Best Western Plus Hôtel Massena Nice, Nice

Best Western Plus Hôtel Massena Nice is a design hotel in the heart of Nice, just 200 metres from the beach. It offers air-conditioned rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV and free WiFi access.

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: Old Town Treasures Walking Tour

Live the history of Nice on a guided 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.


Nice: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise to Villefranche Bay

See Nice, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, and Villefranche-sur-Mer on a sightseeing cruise along the French Riviera. Admire the coastal towns, lush landscapes, and millionaire villas from the glittering sea.

Tour & transport

From Nice or Cannes: Monaco, Monte Carlo & Eze Half-Day Trip

Explore the French Riviera on a half-day tour of Monaco and its surrounding villages. Depart from Cannes, Nice, or Monaco or Villefranche-sur-Mer and head for the hillside village of Eze. Drive along the “Terrace of Monaco.”


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