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Cote d'Azur International Airport (NCE)

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Cote d'Azur International Airport (NCE)
Address06281 Nice Cédex 3, France
Telephone04 8988 9828 or 0820 423 333
Websitewww.nice.aeroport.fr
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +1 (Please note: daylight savings time may apply between certain dates - please check local sources)
LocationThe Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is located 7km (4 miles) west of Nice.
Airport codeNCE
Country dialling code33
Airport newsThe new Car Rental Centre was officially opened in mid 2011, along with a new car parking facility.
Transfer between terminalsA regular free airport shuttle links the terminals and car parks.
Driving directionsThe 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, RN98 or RN7, and to Digne and Grenoble via RN202.
Car rentalCar hire companies at the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport include ADA, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National Citer, Sixt and Libertans. The desks are on the Arrivals levels of both terminals.
Public transport and taxisBus: there are plenty of buses connecting the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport with destinations throughout the Côte d'Azur.
Taxi: taxis (tel: (04) 9313 7878) are available 24 hours to all destinations; stands are located outside the Arrivals levels of both terminals.
Rail: SNCF regional train services (tel: 0892 353 535) run from Gare Nice St Augustin, situated 500m (600 yards) from Terminal 1, and Gare St Laurent du Var, 3km (2 miles) from the airport, serving all routes from Cannes to Vintimille; buses 200, 1A and 1B connect to these stations. All other SNCF routes run from the central station in Nice, connected to the airport by bus 99 (SNCF Direct) from Terminal 2 and route 23 from Terminal 1.
Air: transfer by helicopter is also available.
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 and communications: the airport has banks, bureaux de change and ATMs in both terminals. Terminal 1 also has a post office. Wireless internet access is available throughout the airport, and there are also several internet stations available.
Eating and drinking: restaurants, cafés and bars are available in both terminals.
Shopping: there are gift shops, newsagents and duty-free shopping in both terminals.
Luggage: there are left-luggage facilities in Terminal 1, near gate 0. Porters 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: 0820 423 333).
Other facilities: the 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 seven meeting rooms and a conference room accommodating up to 250 people, as well as six rooms and one lounge for hire in Terminal 2. Audiovisual equipment, Minitel, fax and camcorders are available free of charge. Facilities for videoconferencing, internet access, computers and printers can be installed upon request.
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; www.ulysse-transport.fr) 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 near the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. Shuttles run to many hotels in Nice, but these are available on request only; details can be found on boards in the arrivals area of both terminals. The shuttles depart from designated ‘ Navettes Hôtels ’ bus stops outside both terminals.

Campanile Nice Côte d'Azur
This mid-range hotel is just a few minutes by free shuttle from the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. Facilities include on-site dining and meeting rooms for up to 20 people.
L'Arénas, 459-461 Promenade des Anglais
06200 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9321 2020
Web: www.campanile.fr

Novotel Nice Arenas Aéroport
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 5 am for early travellers. There is a good range of meeting rooms available.
L'Arénas, 455 Promenade des Anglais
06200 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9321 2250
Web: www.novotel.com

Park Inn Hotel Nice Airport Hotel
Linked to the 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.
L'Arénas, 179 Boulevard René Cassin
06200 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9318 3400
Web: www.parkinn.com

Holiday Inn Resort Nice-Port Saint Laurent
Five minutes by free shuttle from the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, the Holiday Inn Resort is situated on the beachfront. Some rooms have sea and mountain views. Facilities include a business centre, three pools, a fitness centre and a range of meeting rooms.
167 Promenade des Flots Bleus
06700 Nice, France
Tel: 04 9314 8000
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com
Full airport nameNice Côte d'Azur Airport
CityNice
CountryFrance
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