The Nice International Airport is
the second biggest airport in France and connected well by
direct flights to and from America, most European cities,
North Africa and other French cities. There are a few Concorde
flights, however, during the days of the Monaco Grand Prix
(auto racing) and the Cannes Film Festival.
The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is for international
flights, and Terminal 2 is for European and internal French
flights. A free shuttle-bus runs between the two terminals
and the parking lots carrying passengers to and fro. It runs
every 8 minutes during peak hours and every 15 minutes at
Information And Help Desks :
Information desks can be found in Terminal 1 Arrivals and
Departures areas and in Terminal 2 Arrivals.
Airport Facilities :
Money and communications:
The airport has banks, bureaux de change, and ATMs in both
terminals. Terminal 1 also has a post office.
Eating and drinking:
Restaurants, cafés and bars are available in both terminals.
There are gift shops, newsagents and duty-free shopping in
There are left-luggage facilities in the basement level of
Terminal 1 and at the information desk in Terminal 2. Porters
are available in both terminals and can be called from the
information desks. For items lost at the airport, contact
the lost and found office (tel: (0)4 9713 4410).
The airport has a pharmacy and vaccination centre in Terminal
1. Baby change facilities are located in both terminals. There
is a prayer room in Terminal 1.
Disabled Facilities :
Facilities for disabled travelers include lifts, ramps, elevators,
accessible toilets, telephone booths, and ATMs. Wheelchairs
can be provided by airlines; disabled travelers should notify
them when booking. All car parks provide spaces for disabled
Ulysses Transport (tel: (0)4 9371 0700;
Airport Hotels :
The following hotels offer a free shuttle service to/from
the airport: Holiday Inn Resort (tel: (0)4 9703 2222), Park
Inn Hotel Novotel Cap 3000 (tel: (0)4 9331 6115), Novotel
Nice Promenade (tel: (0)4 9321 2250) and Campanile Nice Côte
d’Azur (tel: (0)4 9321 2020). Shuttles are available
on request only; details can be found at the Signotel boards
on the Arrivals levels of both terminals. Shuttles depart
from designated ‘Navettes Hôtels’ bus stops
outside both terminals