Information & Facts
Metered taxis are available outside both terminals, and the
average fare into Nice is EUR22-30 during the day and EUR27-32 at
There are plenty of short and long-term parking is available at
both terminals. P9 is the most economical at EUR7, but P2 and P3
are closer to the terminals and charge EUR14. Extra-security lots
G1 and G2 charge EUR25, and long-term parking is available in lot
P8 for EUR44. P8 is farther away from the terminals, but there is a
free shuttle bus.
All major car rental companies are represented in the arrivals
area, including Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, National and
Buses leave regularly for hundreds of destinations between
Marseilles and Genoa, and Buses 98 and 99 go into Nice every 20-30
minutes. Bus 98 goes from Terminal 1 into central Nice, while Bus
99 goes to the railway station from both terminals. Both cost EUR4.
TER and SNCF trains go to Cannes and most other main towns and
cities from Nice, and the stations are within a mile of the
Tel: +33 (0)8 20 42 3333.
There are a number of restaurants, bars and shops, banks and
foreign exchange facilities in both terminals. Other facilities
include a post office, first aid station, VIP lounges, prayer
rooms, meeting points, and business centre with meeting rooms, fax,
photocopier and internet facilities. Disabled facilities are good,
passengers with special needs should contact their airline in
advance. Luggage-wrapping services (EUR8) and porters (EUR3 per
bag) are available, as well as left-luggage facilities (EUR5 per
day). There is wi-fi available throughout the airport, with the
first half hour free.
French is the official language.
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can
be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels,
though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major
credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques,
particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not
A free shuttle bus connects the two terminals every 5-10 minutes
between 4:30am and 12:30am; but they are close enough together to
be walking distance.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and
last Sunday in October).