Nice-Cote d'Azur Airport Transfers

Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur (NCE) – one of the major international airports is situated in Alpes-Maritimes department at a distance only of 6 km away from Nice. Being the 3rd busiest in France, airport can handle all types of large aircrafts and has enough capacity to accommodate 13 million annual passengers, in 2018 they have been more than 13,850,56. Airport serves Nice, Côte d'Azur and the Principality of Monaco, works mainly with Air France, EasyJet, HOP!

Facilities and infrastructure of the Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

The airport has 2 terminal buildings (plus freight terminal) with entrances to reach check-in areas and arrivals facilities, departure areas for boarding and departure lounges for both international and domestic gates. Courtesy shuttle buses link the two airport terminals and car parks. All passengers are invited to arrive at the airport 2 hours prior to their. The infrastructure of the Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport allows finding the gates easily and includes many services and facilities (find you favorite VIP Lounge available in both terminals):  Terminal 1 consists 25 gates for internal flights as well as Schengen and non-Schengen destinations. A business center contains 8 rooms and 1 conference room with a capacity up-to 250 people. Terminal 2 has 29 gates which handle flights to all destinations. Information desk’s customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed.

UM service: Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport makes every effort to facilitate the boarding for unaccompanied minor passengers, do not forget to inform your air company in good time. Minors should be checked-in at least 45 minutes prior to domestic flights and 1 hour for international and transatlantic flights. The child will receive a pack with all information such as itinerary, boarding pass, identity papers and indication of person who will meet child on arrival.   

Services for people with reduced mobility: Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport is well equipped with elevators, special toilets and offers wheelchair accessibility for the passengers with reduced mobility. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability, the degree of assistance required / your specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification 48 hours before the flight. Kindly note that all information should be passed to your air company or tour agent!  Once you arrive at the Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport, please ask for your assistance by using call kiosks 2 hours before boarding or approach to an information desk inside each terminal (tel: +33 (0)8 20 423 333- €0.12/per call)

Free Wifi: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport whereas 5,000 people can get simultaneously WIFI! Enjoy an optimized quality of free Internet connection, without any restrictions and stay always up-to date with the latest news, surf the net and take pictures. Just chose "NiceAirportFreeWifi", open your web browser and accept the general terms and conditions.

Parking: Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport has 9 parking divisions at a different distances from the airport. Use the possibility to book your car space online via airport official website. There are car spaces for passengers with reduced mobility in P2 or P5. 

Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! A wide range of shops, bars and restaurants welcome you whether for a lunch break, for regional specialties, for a snack or for a drink 7 days a week. For any additional information, see airport Facebook page:

Private transfer services to and from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer. “Why should I choose a private transfer”? The travel time for your Nice airport transfer depends on the traffic and on your exact destination. On the way to your destination, you can already see beautiful Nice, French Riviera and Monaco. Your transfer from Nice Airport will take you through “Promenade des Anglais”, Musee Massena, "Marché aux fleurs” and of course Old Nice. Our local drivers are proud and happy to work here. They know the streets of Nice and French Riviera and the surrounding area like their own backs. Monaco is especially beautiful at various times of the year, so in winter the city is adorned with beautiful Christmas lights. With a Nice Airport shuttle services, you can get to the Monte Carlo and try your luck in the impressive Monte Carlo Casino as well as see Salle Garnier Opera house, cultural attractions and go for shopping. Booking an airport private transfer in advance is the best way to get to your accommodation in the quickest, most convenient way, whether on business or vacation, with friends or family. We make your private transfer enjoyable and easy, with a fast and secure online booking system. All our vehicles are clean and in good condition and are available 7 days a week, all year round. Definitely, our drivers are polite, very experienced and talk only about the most essential things about your trip. Book a car through us is the best way for you, because buses, metro or other public transfer options are usually associated with more effort and also act as a deterrent for visitors. If you book a convenient airport private transfer service for your next trip to Nice or Monaco, you will sit back and enjoy right from the beginning. The stressful arrival or departure is up to your driver.

Shared transfers to and from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport.

Airport taxis to and from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

The airport building has zones for taxi vehicles, find Gate A1 in Terminal 1 or Gate A3 in Terminal 2. A taxi ride from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport to the Nice city centre takes about 15 minutes and will cost approximatively 32 € (to Cannes - 80€, to Monaco- 90€). Central Taxi Riviera Nice 24/7: +33 (0)4 93 13 78 78. If you think that you have been overcharged by a taxi driver, kindly send your complaint with a copy of the receipt for journey rate € 25 and more and the number of taxi to: Monsieur le Préfet des Alpes-Maritimes (Direction de la Réglementation et des Libertés Publiques, Bureau de la Circulation, 06286 Nice Cedex 3).

Bus and tram to and from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

The Nice-Saint-Augustin train station is at 15 minutes’ walk from Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport. Get an application on your smartphone or tablet and check schedule in real time.

The airport is served by Tram 2 (goes every 12 minutes from 08h-20) which will bring you from Airport to Magnan interchange.

Shuttle buses are available: BUS 99- drives from Airport to Nice-Ville railway station and BUS 98- from Airport to Nice-Riquier railway station.

Airport guests can adjust the tickets at the bus station (in Terminal 1) and at arrival level (of Terminal 2), do not miss a discount if they is any.

Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport Car Rental

If you prefer to travel alone in the Nice, Côte d'Azur or even drive to Monaco and explore it for yourself, to see the most iconic holiday’s locations in surrounding cities,  you can book a car online in advance or at the airport on a schedule that suits you, so car rental service will make you truly mobile. Compare and choose the best option between the most trusted and major car rental companies, which have branches at Nice Airport. Take your rental car keys in just a minute from: 

Avis: +33 (0)8 20 05 05 05/

Hertz: +33 (0)8 25 861 861/

Enterprise: +33 (0)8 25 16 12 12/

SIXT: +33 (0)8 20 00 74 98/

Europcar: +33 (0)8 25 81 00 81/

Baggage Services at the Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport

In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Prepare your luggage before boarding, be aware about items prohibited on the aeroplane, in the hold and the cabin. You can find luggage trolleys outside both terminals on car parks free of charge, as regards tokens, you can just use 1 euro coin. And please, never leave your baggage alone!

Left-baggage service is located on the ground floor in arrival level of Terminal 2 and is available from 6h-23h in case you want to spend the whole day outside the Airport, without worrying about the safety of your belongings (1 bag simple deposit for 24 hours starts from 14€, oversized items-18€). For details call: +33 (0)4 93 96 21 53 or by e-mail .

Lost/ damaged luggage: For damaged or lost luggage, kindly contact the airport baggage dispute (available in both Terminals) by +33 (0)4 89 88 98 28. For items which were left in the plane, contact your air company baggage services.

Tax free: Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur is equipped with self-service tax refund kiosks- “Pablo stations” which are located in the arrivals of each terminal. Kindly imperatively pass on to the tax free procedure in advance. For details, kindly read the information from the link below:

Contact information

Official IATA code: NCE

Address: Rue Costes et Bellonte, 06206 Nice, France 

Contact number: 

Airport: +33 (0)8 20 42 33 33 

Medical center and vaccinations: +33 (0)4 93 21 38 81

Customs (Passengers): +33 (0)4 93 21 37 86

Official Website:

The handling agents at Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport are:

Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Serbia, British Airways, Tap Air Portugal Airlines, Ryanair Airlines, Royal Air Maroc Airlines, Blue Air, Air France, Vueling Airlines, Tunis Airlines, Air Transat Airlines, Nouvelair, Iberia Airlines, Easyjet Airlines

Nearest airports:

Monte Carlo Airport (18 km) 

Cannes airport (25 km) 

Saint-Tropez Airport (78 km)

Albenga Airport (85 km)