Having upgraded its passenger facilities as recently as in 2016, Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport is the 2nd largest in France, and 3rd busiest only behind Paris Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly. The main train station that serves Nice Airport is Nice St-Augustin. Find info on train and bus tickets to the airport below, as well as some details on Nice Airport and its facilities.


Train companiesSNCF: TER
Travel time from Nice Ville station25 minutes (train followed by walking)
Closest train stationNice St-Augustin
Number of terminals2

How to get to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)

Great news! You can quickly and easily book train tickets to Nice Airport with us. Simply use our Journey Planner above and make sure to enter “Nice St-Augustin” as your arrival destination. The same goes for if you’re touching down at Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport and you need a train to elsewhere. Let’s say you want to get a train from the airport into the centre of Nice – just make sure to select Nice St-Augustin as your origin station and “Nice Ville” as your arrival destination, and voilà.

Please note that Nice St-Augustin is the closest train station to the airport – it’s around 20 minutes away from the airport if travelling on foot, 15 minutes away by tram or around 5 minutes away by car.

The train journey from Nice St-Augustin to Nice Ville is only 5 minutes long, meaning your Nice getaway can be underway in no time at all. Incidentally, there are also buses to the airport from Nice Ville if that’s more convenient for you than train travel. Either way, you’ll save money while getting into or leaving the city.

How to get cheap train tickets to/from Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport

Book in Advance

To get cheaper train tickets in France, you should try to book your tickets as far in advance as possible. The major train company in France is SNCF, whose tickets are reliably released three months in advance. So, if your flights are booked, make sure not to leave those train tickets any longer, or the price will rise!

Nice Airport facilities

As France’s 3rd busiest airport, Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport features all the modern facilities and amenities that modern travellers desire. Both terminals 1 and 2 (which have a free shuttle service to each other) are home to a plethora of shops and restaurants, with relaxation areas dotted throughout – there’s also a choice of meeting rooms for those on official business. You can also enjoy free WiFi, book a car rental or hire luggage porters to help out with any heavy baggage.

French Airport transfers

For an informative overview of the French air travel and transfers, visit our airports in France page.

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