Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport

Nice, FR


Getting around the airport


Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is located 6km southwest of Nice. The airport has two terminals on opposite sides of the parking area.

  • A shuttle operates between Terminal 1 and 2. Note the journey takes 5 minutes from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 but the reverse journey takes 12 minutes.
  • Terminal 1 has three levels: Ground level is Arrivals and Departures Check-in; Level 1 houses security checkpoint, lounges, food and drink, and prayer room; Level 2 holds the business centre with 11 offices, meeting rooms and a restaurant.
  • Terminal 2 has four levels: Ground level is arrivals; Level 1 holds Departures with security checkpoint, food and drink, shops, and gates; Level 2 has only restrooms, stairs and elevator; Level 3 houses a restaurant.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available for 30 minutes. Connect to “NiceAirport”. You can reconnect after the 30-minute time limit expires.
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Getting into Nice

Bus, Taxi and Uber

Express Bus

The Nice Airport Express Buses cost EUR 6 and operate from both terminals. Bus # 98 “Promenade des Arts” (05:40-23:45 from T1; 05:45-23:50 from T2) goes to the beach hotels and Old Nice. It leaves every 20 minutes and takes 20-40 minutes. Bus # 99 “Gare SNCF” (07:53-20:53 from T1; 0800-21:00 from T2) goes to the main train station, leaving every 30 minutes with a journey time of 15 minutes. The tickets are valid for a transfer to buses or trams within an hour. Note that you must press the red button to request a stop or flag the bus down at the bus stop on the way back to the airport.


A taxi to Nice will cost about EUR 30-35 for up to 4 people and will take approximately 20 minutes. Drivers have a reputation for overcharging, so be sure the meter is set correctly to day (jour) or night (soir – used on Sundays and French holidays).

Terminal 1, landside, ground level, door A1
Terminal 2, landside, ground level, door A3


Uber X and Uber Black Car are available from the airport. Uber X costs around EUR 16-20 and they will collect you from the Kiss and Fly Zone. Uber Black costs approximately EUR 28-32 for a ride into the centre.

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Service Center

Luggage storage, lost & found, printing, letters

Purchase tickets for access to the VIP lounges, Lost-&-Found, luggage storage, deposit a letter, print a document on a USB flash drive. Contact: +33 4 93 96 21 53 

Terminal 2, floor 0, after security, near Gate A3 
Hours: 6:00-23:30 Mon-Sun (winter), 06:00-0:30 Mon-Sun (summer)

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These major car rental companies have branches at Nice Airport: Advantage, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Entreprise, FireFly, Goldcar and Sixt and can be found at arrivals:

  • Terminal 1, before security, arrivals, doors A1/A2 right of the information office
  • Terminal 2, before security, arrivals, between doors A2 and A3

Car rental desks in the arrivals hall are open until 22:00 daily. 
To access car rentals after 22:00:

  • take the free shuttle to Terminal 2 from door A0 on the arrivals floor. Services run every 6½ minutes between 06:00-23:00 and every 10 minutes from 04:30-06:00 and 23:00 until the last flight.
  • Alight at the Terminus: Terminal 2, Gate A3. 
  • Pedestrian access: from any exit, use the sheltered walkway following signs for "Location de voitures /Car Rental Center".
  • Cross car park P5.

Vehicle collection and return takes place in the dedicated zone at the Car Rental Center, behind car park P5 at Terminal 2.

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For the kids

Free strollers, play areas, baby-changing rooms

Free pushchairs, for children weighing up to 25kg to pick up in both terminals directly as you exit the security control points. Use them freely in the reserved zones.

Play areas in the boarding lounges with cartoons, wall games, early-learning games and rockers.
At Terminal 2, there is also an open-air play area outside the terminal.

Baby-changing rooms, both mums and dads can use with changing table and disposable nappies as well as toilets and washbasins for young children. 
Terminal 1
  • before security, at the entrance to P2 car park, basement, opposite the toilets, close to the business aviation sector
  • after security, boarding lounge A, B and in the luggage reclaim hall
All others washrooms have baby-changing facilities in the women's toilets. 
Terminal 2, before security:
  • below the restaurant level
  • opposite the information desk near the car-hire companies
  • opposite the bookshop
  • by Gate D4 (near to the regional produce shop)
Terminal 2, after security:
  • opposite boarding gates A11 and A12
  • hall A
  • hall B
  • luggage reclaim hall, Schengen side
  • luggage reclaim hall, international side
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