500 meters from Terminal 1 is the SNCF-station Nice St. Augustin. The regional train (tel: +33(0)892 35 35 35) leaves from here to destinations between Cannes and Vintimille. All other lines leave from the Central Station in Nice. There are direct buses from the airport to the station, bus line 99 leaves from Terminal 1, and bus line 23 leaves from Terminal 2.
Car and bus
Nice Airport is surrounded by an extensive road system. From the “Promenade des Anglais” you go towards Nice. The A8 connects the airport with Italy and Monaco (going north) and with places west of Nice like Cannes. The RN 7 (National Route) goes along the airport to various places along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. RN 98 goes to Cannes and Antibes. For places north of Nice (Digne, Grenoble) you follow RN 202. Further information can be obtained from the Center d'informations routières Mediterranee (tel: +33(0)491 78 78 78).
Nice Airport has an extensive bus station where buses leave to all places along the Côte d'Azur. On the buses from Ligne d'Azur you can buy a ticket for €1.30 that is valid for 1 hour 15 minutes (tel: +334 898 898 28).
Car rental - Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
In both terminals you can find counters for the following car rental companies: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, ADA and National Citer. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.
There are taxis standing in front of both terminals. An indication of the prices are: Nice €20.00-25.00, Antibes €45.00-55.00, Cannes €60.00-70.00 and St. Tropez €230.00-260.00. From 19:00-7:00 there is a 20% surcharge and you must pay for the toll roads (tel: +33(0)4 9313 7878).
There are various parking areas available. It can be difficult to choose the best option, P1 is by Terminal 1 and is reserved for short-term parking, the first 30 minutes costs €1.70, up to two hours €6.50, for more than two hours there is a €25.00 penalty. P2 and P3 surround P1, the first hour costs €2.20, but the first 30 minutes at P3 are free. P4 is for long-term parking and costs from €30.00 for the first three days. P8 is the so-called “economy parking” and costs €10.00 per day. G1 and G2 are secured, covered parking garages. The Nice Airport website has an interactive map where you can look at all the possibilities, you can also call (tel: +33(0)4 9321 3086).