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Getting around in Nice


Nice is easy to get to and once you're there it's easy to find your way around.

The airport Nice Côte d'Azur is 15 minutes from the city center. The Acropolis Convention centre (address: 1 Esplanade Kennedy - 06300 Nice) is located 7 km away from the airport. 

Bus route 98:

Airport/Gare Riquier (Railway Station) via Promenade des Anglais (drop off service to a selection of hotels). This bus route operates from terminals 1 & 2, every day with 20 minute intervals.  For a timetable, click here.

Bus route 99:

Airport/Gare SNCF (Railway Station)/Airport (express service) Departure every 30 min from both terminals 1 & 2. For a timetable, click here.

Useful information:

In order to travel bus routes 98 and 99 with express service to and from the airport, you will need to purchase an "Aero Pass" available directly from the bus driver or or in any « Lignes d'Azur » kiosk (6 €). This pass includes travel on the network for 74 mn.

The new-generation tram:

Nice offers a new-generation, highly efficient and comfortable tram. This mode of transportation covers 8.7 km and 21 stops and connects the North and the East via the city centre through Avenue Jean Médecin and Place Masséna. Frequency : every 5 minutes during peak, and every 8 minutes off peak.

To reach the Acropolis Convention Centre : get off at the Acropolis stop

Alternative modes of transportation:

Vélo bleu (rented bikes)

Get around the city a different way with Vélo Bleu! Nice offers an alternative means of transportation with easy-hire cycles. 175 docking stations distributed across the whole network (every 300 meters) give you access to bicycles 24/7.

Useful information: How to use your Vélo Bleu?

Hiring a Vélo bleu is very straightforward – you can rent a bike at any of the docking stations spread across the city, using a debit or credit card. The checkout is done at the end of the journey, at any of the docking stations www.velobleu.org

Get around by taxi:

To book your Airport transfer : http://www.shuttle-nice-airport.com

Nice also offers taxi services, available day and night

Central Taxi Riviera: 24/7

Tel.: +33 (0)4 93 13 78 78

Daytime rates (7am/7pm): from €22 to €30

Nighttime rates (7pm/7am): from €27 to €32

These rates may vary according to traffic conditions. The price to be paid is that displayed on the meter. Not all taxis take credit cards, it is worth taking cash.

For further information visit this link.