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Nice Airport - NCE


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Aeroport Nice Côte D’Azur
BP 3331,
06206 Nice Cedex 3

Airport Code: NCE

Telephone: 00 33 820 42 33 33

From outside France (if the above number does not work) :
+33 4 898 898 28

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Nice - NCE

Nice airport is the busiest in France outside Paris. 6km to the west of Nice, it is accessed from the A8 motorway, well signposted, the junction depending on your direction of travel.

There are two terminals, T1 being somewhat larger than T2, and a good selection of cafés, bars, restaurants and shops. Nice is the airport of arrival for travellers to the Côte d’Azur resorts, Monaco and some of the southernmost ski resorts such as Isola 2000.

Nice Airport Car Hire

For a free on-line quote for your Nice Airport Car Hire read our guide page.

Seven top international car hire companies are represented at Nice airport plus one specialising in vehicles adapted to take wheelchairs. Details at

Others are:- ADA at Nice Airport; Avis at Nice Airport; Budget at Nice Airport; Europcar at Nice Airport; Hertz at Nice Airport; National/Citer at Nice Airport and Sixt at Nice Airport.

Nice Airport Flights

Flights from the Uk to Nice airport are changing all the time thanks largely to the competition from low cost airlines such as easyJet and Ryanair. For this reason trying to keep up to date with what flights from the UK to Nice are available is almost impossible.

We have taken this problem away for you and are able to offer instant access to real time information about what flights from the UK to Nice are on offer at any time via our handy flight search widget.

To find out more about flights from the UK to Nice visit our flight page and try the widget for yourselves.

Nice Airport Arrivals

Landing at Nice airport can be quite exciting. The runways are built on reclaimed land and jut out into the Mediterranean Sea. From certain directions, it can seem as though you are about to land in the water when suddenly the end of the runway appears just in time.

Most arrivals from the UK or Ireland will arrive at Terminal 1. Easyjet uses Terminal 2. For live arrivals information Nice Airport Arrivals is what you need.

Nice Airport Departures

Your flight information should tell you which terminal to use but in general, unless you are flying Easyjet who use terminal 2, it will be terminal 1 for flights to the UK or Ireland.

Both terminals are well served with Shops, Bars and Restaurants. Live departure information is given at Nice Airport Departures.

Nice Airport Taxis

If you plan to stay along the coast of the Côte d’Azur, the area is well served by public transport which can be a lot cheaper, but less convenient, than hiring a car.

We recommend Holiday Taxis for a no nonsense online experience. Just click on the image to get an instant online quote for your Nice airport taxi transfer.

Nice Airport Taxis are one option and Nice Airport Buses another. If, however, you want to explore the mountains and villages away from the coast then Nice Airport Car Hire could be your best bet.

Nice Airport Buses

There is a free airport navette which links the two terminals and all the car parks. For a ride into Nice take the bus Ligne 23 which links the airport with the main railway station. Tickets are only 1 euro, purchased on the bus. There is also a bus to Cannes every 30 or 40 minutes.

Full details of times and routes of Nice Airport Buses can be found here.

Nice Airport Parking

There is a set-down point outside Terminal 1. Security staff will move you on if you attempt to park for more than a couple of minutes. It is helpful to know which terminal you are using as some car parks are nearer to one than the other.

If you find yourself too far away from where you want to be, take the free airport navette which makes a continuous trip between the terminals and all the car parks. Nice Airport Parking will give you all the information on which car park to use.

Nice Airport Bars and Restaurants

Both terminals offer good facilities for eating and drinking. Check out Nice Airport Bars and Restaurants. You will find you can get a quick snack, an express meal and two or three course lunches and dinners according to your time available.

Remember, if you buy bottled water or other drinks in the public areas, you will not be allowed to take them through security into the departure lounges.

Nice Airport Shops

Shopping at Nice Airport does not compare with the UK or, indeed, some of the Spanish airports, but nevertheless, there are “shoppertunities” and the chance to browse round shops selling local products, wine, spirits, perfumes etc. Again, it depends on which terminal you are using. Check out Nice Airport Shops for details

Nice Weather

The popularity of the Côte d’Azur stems from its beautiful weather. Wealthy foreigners flocked here in the 19th and 20th centuries to avoid the northern winters and soon summer visitors were just as numerous.

The narrow strip of land at the coast is protected from the north by the Alps and enjoys hot summers and mild winters. For an up to date look at the local weather read our page on Nice weather

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