How to go from Nice airport to the city center and neighboring towns ?
Being both a tourist town and a major crossroads to several destinations, Nice is a must for people who come by plane for a stay in the region. Indeed, its airport is the second largest in France and hosts many flights from various places. Moreover, it is only 6km away from Nice city center. Let’s review the means of transportation available at the exit of the terminals.
Transfer by bus
Ligne d’Azur bus lines 98 and 99 are a special airport service that ensures direct transfer to the heart of Nice. Line 98 leaves Terminal 2, picks up passengers at Terminal 1 and takes them through the city’s unmissable places such as the Promenade des Anglais, Vieux-Nice, Place Garibaldi and the Port all the way to Nice Riquier train station. Line 99 also leaves Terminal 2, goes through Terminal 1 and crosses the city’s main thoroughfares like Boulevard Gambetta. Its terminus is located at Thiers railway station.
Transfer by train
Among the main railway stations of Nice, there is Nice-Riquier, located in the east, Thiers station in the center and Saint-Augustin in the west. But if you are not familiar with the city, it might not be easy for you to reach these stations. It is therefore advised to take one of the shuttles that connect the airport to Arénas stop.
Transfer by taxi
You should easily find taxis outside both terminals. To ensure you the best ride with optimum comfort, the fleet includes high-end German models and brands, to name only Mercedes and Audi.
If you haven’t thought of bringing euros banknotes with you for the taxi fare, you can use the ATMs and currency exchange offices located inside the terminals to withdraw or change money.
If you’d rather book your Nice airport transfer, some companies offer the service without extra fee.
If you seek a quick and safe mean of transportation to go to Monaco, the private helicopter taxi service that ensures the transfer from Nice airport to Monaco is the perfect solution. Try it, you won’t regret it!
Transfer by rental car
To be free to go anywhere you want and at anytime, it’s advisable to rent a car with a private driver.For your safety, only rely on an experiment provider who will put a car in perfect condition at your disposal.