Nice Côte d'Azur Airport Guide (NCE)
A gateway to the Côte d'Azur, Nice Airport is the third busiest airport in France and is located a short drive from the city of Nice. Our guide to the airport includes important contact details, information regarding airport facilities and details of public transport routes.
Information desks can be found in the Terminal 1 arrivals and departures areas and in Terminal 2 Arrivals.
Nice Côte d'Azur Airport has good road links to Nice, Monaco and Italy via the Promenade des Anglais; it is also linked to Cannes and Antibes via the A8, RN 98 or RN7, and to Digne-les-Bains and Grenoble via RN202.
Rail:SNCF regional train services (tel: +33 8 0011 4023; www.ter-sncf.com) run from Nice St Augustin railway station, situated 500m (1,640 ft) from Terminal 1. The single fare into the city is €1.80. SNCF services to other national destinations run from the central station in Nice, which is connected to the airport by bus 99 (SNCF Direct) from Terminal 2 and bus 23 from Terminal 1.
Bus:Lignes d’Azur buses 99 and 98 (tel: +33 8 1006 1006; www.lignesdazur.com) run regularly between the airport and city centre. The single fare is €6 (this is a day ticket valid for bus travel anywhere in the Côte d'Azur) and the journey takes approximately 20-30 minutes.
Taxi:Taxis (tel: +33 4 9313 7878) are available 24 hours a day; stands are located outside Arrivals at both terminals. Fares to central Nice range from €22 to €30 during the day and €27 to €32 at night.
Nice Côte d'Azur Airport has banks and ATMs in both terminals. Terminal 1 also has a post office and a bureau de change.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the airport, and there are also several fixed internet stations.
Gift shops, newsagents and duty-free shopping (for passengers leaving the EU) can be found in both terminals. There are also outlets selling regional speciality products.
Left luggage facilities are located near Gate 0 in Terminal 1 (tel: +33 4 9321 3111) and in the arrivals area of Terminal 2 (tel: +33 4 9321 3112). Porters (tel: +33 6 9825 2106) are available in both terminals and can be called from the information desks. For items lost at the airport, contact the lost and found office (tel: +33 8 2042 3333).
Business centres are located in both terminals, providing meeting rooms and a conference room accommodating up to 250 people in Terminal 1. Audiovisual equipment, Minitel, fax and camcorders are available free of charge. Facilities for videoconferencing, internet access, computers and printers can be provided upon request. Bookings can be made online via the airport website. Meeting and events facilities are also available at local hotels.
Facilities for disabled travellers include lifts, ramps, travelators, accessible toilets, telephone booths and adapted ATMs – all car parks provide spaces for disabled passengers. Wheelchairs can be provided by airlines; disabled travellers should notify their carrier when booking. Ulysse Transport (tel: +33 820 825 800; www.ulysse-transport.fr) provides transport for disabled passengers to/from the airport; reservations can be made online, via phone or by using the courtesy phones in the arrivals halls of both terminals.
There are numerous car parks providing facilities for short- and long-term parking at both terminals. The new P6 car park, near Terminal 2, offers a more flexible 'intermediate' parking option with a number of fixed-term packages.
Car hire companies at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport include: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Firefly, Inter-Rent and Sixt. Desks for these operators are located on the arrivals levels of both terminals. Vehicles are collected and returned at the new Car Rental Centre, near Terminal 2. This is reached via the Terminal 2 shuttle bus from Arrivals.