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Travel and Transportation Information
Travel and Transportation Information
1. Is there a train station at Nice Airport?
No there is not a train within the Airport Terminals, however, the Nice Saint-Augustin train station is a short walking distance from both terminals and can also be reached by bus. Follow this link for more information about the Nice Saint-Augustin train station.
2. Are there buses from Nice Airport to Nice and other cities?
Yes there are several regular bus routes which stop at Nice Airport serving Nice city centre, SNCF Nice Ville Train Station, and other local towns such as Monaco, Menton, Cannes and Antibes. For further information see our Bus Information Section.
3. Can you hire a car at Nice Airport?
Yes there are several car hire companies operating from Nice Airport, and at quiet times of the year it may be possible to arrive at the desk and book a car. However, it is advisable, particularly during busy times and to attain a lower rate to book ahead. See our Car Hire page for the booking form.
4. Is there a taxi rank at Nice Airport?
Yes, each Terminal Building has a taxi rank directly outside, and at most times of the day all year round a taxi is available. If there isn’t a taxi available you can call for one on 0033 4 93 13 78 78. For an estimation of taxi fares please visit our Taxi Page.
5. Are there parking facilities at Nice Airport?
Yes, there are several parking options at Nice Airport including long stay, short stay, and off-site private parking facilities. For more information please refer to our Car Parking section.
6. Is there a “Drop Off” zone at Nice Airport?
Yes, each terminal has a Drop Off zone where vehicles can pull up for a short period of time to drop off airport travellers. Look for signs indicating “Départs”.
7. Is there a “Pick Up” zone at Nice Airport?
No, each terminal has a short stay car park which can be used by people picking up passengers arriving into Nice Airport. The Pick Up zone is only for use by private hire taxis and transfer companies. To find the short stay car parks follow signs for “Arrivées”.
8. Where can I see live flight information for Nice Airport?
9. What do I do if I have a connecting flight at Nice Airport?
Nice Airport isn’t a regular hub airport with connecting flights, but if you have booked connecting flights it is easy to take them as Nice Airport is relatively small. For further information please refer to our Connection Flights page. If you want to know how long to allow for connecting flights please see that section.
10. Which Airlines fly to and from Nice Airport from the UK?
Nice Airport Guide provides a comprehensive list of Airlines operating to and from Nice Airport.
11. Are there bag drop machines at Nice Airport?
No, at present an automated bag drop system is not in place at Nice Airport.
12. What is the baggage allowance at Nice Airport?
Bag Allowance varies depending on your airline and is not dictated by Nice Airport. To find out more about your airline’s bag allowance visit our Baggage Allowance section.
13. What do I do if I’m travelling to or from Nice Airport with a pet?
You can take a pet, within reason, into Nice Airport, however, it is at the discretion of your airline whether they will allow your pet to travel with you. Please see our Travelling with Pets section for advice.
14. What travel assistance does Nice Airport provide for disabled travellers?
Nice Airport provides disabled assistance throughout the airport facilities and also coordinates with airlines to ensure disabled travellers can board and disembark their flights in a timely fashion. Please see our Disability Assistance section for further information.
15. What do I do if my luggage is lost at Nice Airport?
The luggage reclaim halls in both terminals have a lost luggage desk manned most of the time, where you should report your loss. However if no one is available or you do not receive the help you require, report to your Airline’s Information Desk.
16. Is there anywhere to eat at Nice Airport?
Yes in both terminals there are restaurants, cafes, shops selling food and drink, and vending machines. For further information please see our Food and Drink section.
17. Is there Duty Free at Nice Airport?
Yes there is a Duty Free shop in both Terminals which are open during standard operating times. For further details of what is available in these shops and who qualifies for Duty Free please see our Duty Free section.
18. Is there a Cash Machine at Nice Airport?
Yes cash machines are available in both terminals, as well as Bureau de Change kiosks.
19. Can you smoke at Nice Airport?
No, France has similar laws to most of Europe, you cannot smoke within terminal buildings or on the runways and surrounding areas. There are designated smoking areas outside the terminal buildings before entering and after leaving the buildings.
20. Is there Internet WiFi at Nice Airport?
Nice Airport offers wireless Internet access throughout the two terminals which is chargeable. Salons Club lounge located in the boarding areas of each terminal also offers complimentary Internet access. And there are two Internet areas allocated in the public and boarding areas of Terminal 2. The Airport Business Centre also offers free Internet access.