Nice Côte d Azur International (NCE)

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Get to know Nice Côte d Azur International (NCE)

The first tourist came to Nice around 400,000 years ago. These days, Nice is one of the most visited places in France by tourists. This is thanks to an International Airport, which is the third busiest airport in France. There are 2 terminals. Terminal 1 is for international, Schengen, and non-Schengen flights. Terminal 2 is newer and larger and is also for international flights. Both terminals offer many restaurants and cafés, shops, ATMs, and more. If you're traveling for business, you can use the well-equipped business center, free internet, and post office. For a trip to the city, you can use a rental car, taxi, or bus. The airport of Nice is ranked as one of the world's top ten airports with stunning views, both during take-off and landing, due to it being situated right alongside the Mediterranean.

Airport locationNice Airport is located 6 km of Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes départment in France.
IATA codeNCE
ICAO codeLFMN
Latitude & longitude43.6652778, 7.215
Time zoneEurope/Paris
Websiteen.nice.aeroport.fr
Telephone+33489889828 - General Information
Airport ownerAeroports de la Cote d'Azur

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Transfer passengers information

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport Smart Pass — Nice Connect makes self-connecting much easier and faster for Kiwi.com travelers. One of the Smart Pass benefits is Fast Track: a faster route through passport control and security at Terminal 2. You'll avoid missing your flights when your previous connection is late. This helps you catch your connecting flight or gives you the possibility to enjoy extra moments to relax at the airport. Using Smart Pass is very simple. Passengers need to check if they are changing terminals for the next flight. Follow the "Nice Connect" sign to take the Fast Track. This service is only available in Terminal 2. Simply scan the QR code or show your boarding pass to open the Fast Track gate.

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Terminals at 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.

TerminalDescription
Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is used by Aer Lingus, British Airways, and other airlines.

Terminal 2

Ryanair and EasyJet operate from Terminal 2.

Getting from Nice Airport to the city center

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is located only 7.6 km from the city center, so luckily any transport option you decide to take shouldn't cost you too much time. Currently there are only 2 forms of transport to get you to the city center from the airport,and that is by bus or by taxi.

OptionPriceAvg. journey timeAvailability
Car

10 – 15 minutes.

24/7

Train
Bus

Bus services via airport buses are $6 and take around 15 - 20 minutes to reach the city. Public buses are $2 and require walking from to the airport to the main road in order to catch them.

It takes around 15 – 20 minutes to reach the city.

07:00 – 21:00

Taxi

Nice Airport taxis operate on a flat fee system from the airport to the city center and vice versa; therefore, a journey should only cost $33. However, some taxis may charge more for public holidays/holidays/weekends and at night time.

10 – 15 minutes.

24/7

How to get from Nice Airport to the city center by car

The fastest route to Nice town center from the airport is via Voie Pierre Mathis/Voie Rapide.

How to get from Nice Airport to the city center by bus

The Aero bus numbers are 99 and 98, both of which stop at the airport terminals and take you to downtown Nice. 99 takes you to Nice Ville de Gare SNCF Train Station and 98 goes along the seafront Promenade des Anglais via the town center.

How to get from Nice Airport to the city center by taxi

Taxis in Nice have a blue "TAXI" sign on their roof and come in a variety of styles. There will be a taxi rank located at the airport that you can take a cab from.

Frequently asked questions

Find out about the most frequently asked questions about Nice Airport to help you plan for your trip.

How do I get from Nice Airport to Nice city center?

There are 2 forms of transport to get you to the city center from the airport: bus or taxi.

How do I get from Nice Airport to Cannes?

There are two bus options to get you from Nice Airport to Cannes, and the best is the Express Bus Service no. 210. It is a little pricier than the public bus, but it is much faster as the journey takes only 45 minutes.

Is there a train from Nice Airport to Nice city center?

No, there is no train service from Nice Airport to the city center.

Is Nice Airport busy?

Nice is France's third busiest airport after Charles de Gaulle International and Orly, both of which are located in Paris.

Can you uber from Nice to Monaco?

Uber works in Nice and all the way up to the border with Monaco.

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