Second biggest airport in France, Nice Cote d’Azur airport is the main airport on the French Riviera. It is not far from downtown, at the east end of the Promenade des Anglais, which allows easy access to the heart of the city. Upon arrival, a team will offer a personalized service to complete the customs and immigration formalities and your luggage retrieval. This being done, you just have to choose the means of transport that you want to quickly reach the city center.
Nice bus lines
Ligne d’Azur offers two extensive bus networks: lines 98 and 99 that take you to the city’s must-see places and its neighborhood. Line 98 leaves the airport Terminal 2, stops at Terminal 1 to pick-up passengers, runs along the Promenade des Anglais, passes Place Garibaldi, Vieux-Nice and ends at Nice-Riquier train station. Similarly, the line 99 leaves Thiers station, passes the Promenade and Nice’s main thoroughfares before heading to Gambetta Boulevard, next to the station.
Nice railway network
The city has three railway stations, namely Nice-Riquier (East), Thiers (Center) and Saint-Augustin (West). If you come to Nice for the first time, it might be quite difficult for you to reach these stations. To avoid being lost, it is advisable to take the airport shuttle that will drive you to Arénas stop.
Nice taxi fleet
Taxis should be awaiting newcomers in front of both terminals. To ensure you a pleasant ride, high-end German models and brands like Mercedes, Audi… are available.
Before leaving the terminal, you may need to change or withdraw money for the taxi fare. The ATMs and currency exchange offices located inside the terminals will be of great help. Some companies even accept booking for Nice airport transfer without charging additional fee.
If you want to reach Monaco in only a few minutes, you may be interested in a private helicopter taxi service. An experienced pilot will make your flight from Nice airport to Monaco an unforgettable moment.
Nice car rental services
For maximum comfort and freedom, the best option is to rent a car with a private driver, you have a wide selection of rental companies. This will enable you to discover the greatest sights in the area at your own pace.
For your safety, two key points have to be checked: the professionalism of the provider and the condition of the car.