Cote d'Azur International Airport (NCE)

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Cote d'Azur International Airport (NCE)
Address06281 Nice Cédex 3, France
Telephone08 2042 3333.
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT Central European Time: GMT/UTC +1 (GMT/UTC +2 from 30 March to 26 October 2014)
MapNice Côte d'Azur Airport
LocationNice Côte d'Azur Airport is located 7km (4 miles) west of Nice.
Airport codeNCE
Transfer between terminalsA regular free airport shuttle links the terminals and car parks.
Driving directionsNice 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.
Car rentalCar hire companies at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport include: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Firefly, Inter-Rent and Sixt. Desks for these operators are 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.
Public transport and taxisBus: Lignes d’Azur buses 99 and 98 (tel: 08 1006 1006; run regularly between the airport and city centre. The single fare is €4 (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: 04 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.
Rail: SNCF regional train services (tel: 08 0011 4023; run from Nice St Augustin railway station, situated 500m (1,640 ft.) from Terminal 1. 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.Helicopter transfers to Monaco, Cannes and Saint-Tropez are also available. Azur Helicoptere (, Heli Air Monaco ( and Monacair ( are amongst the operators.
Car parkingThere 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.
Information and help desksInformation desks can be found in the Terminal 1 arrivals and departures areas and in Terminal 2 Arrivals.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: Nice Côte d'Azur Airport has banks and ATMs in both terminals. Terminal 1 also has a post office and a bureau de change.
Communications: Free wireless internet access is available throughout the airport, and there are also several internet stations.
Food: There is a selection of restaurants, cafés and bars in both terminals.
Shopping: Gift shops, newsagents and duty-free shopping (for passengers leaving the EU) can be found in both terminals. There are also outlets selling regional specialities.
Luggage: Left luggage facilities are located near Gate 0 in Terminal 1 (tel: 04 9321 3111) and in the arrivals area of Terminal 2 (tel: 04 9321 3112). Porters (tel: 06 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: 08 2042 3333).
Other facilities: Nice Airport has a pharmacy in Terminal 1 and a vaccination centre in Terminal 2. Baby change facilities are located in both terminals. There is a prayer room in Terminal 1.
Conference and business facilitiesBusiness 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.
Disabled facilitiesFacilities 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: 04 9371 0700; provides transport for disabled people to/from the airport; reservations can be made via courtesy phones in the arrivals halls of both terminals.
Airport hotelsThere is a good choice of hotels around Nice Airport and there are many more accommodation options in Nice itself.

Campanile Nice Aéroport
This mid-range hotel is just 300m (984ft) – or a few minutes by free shuttle – from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. Facilities include on-site dining and meeting rooms for up to 20 people.
459-461 Promenade des Anglais
06299 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9321 2020.

Novotel Nice Arenas Aéroport
Located very close to the airport, the Novotel is a 4-star property on the Promenade des Anglais. A 24-hour free shuttle bus operates to the terminals and breakfast is available from 0500 for early travellers. There is a good range of meeting rooms available.
455 Promenade des Anglais
06299 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9321 2250.

Park Inn Nice Airport Hotel
Linked to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport by a free shuttle (as well as the nearby Cap 3000 shopping centre), this Radisson-operated hotel features an outdoor pool, meeting rooms, a choice of restaurants and on-site car hire facilities.
179 Boulevard René Cassin
06200 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9318 3400.

Ibis Budget Nice Aéroport
Adjacent to the more luxurious Novotel, this rebranded former ETAP budget hotel offers basic two-star accommodation, plus buffet breakfast. Rooms feature air conditioning and free Wi-fi connection.
455 Promenade des Anglais
06299 Nice, France
Tel: 08 9268 0649.
Full airport nameNice Côte d'Azur Airport
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