Buses to and from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)
Bus services at Nice Airport offer 28 scheduled bus routes that serve 135 destinations. Passengers can travel by bus to Nice city center, or as far out as Avignon and Genoa. There are two terminal buildings at Nice Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2), and each serve a variety of these bus routes. Transport between the terminals and to the car parks is provided by the free, royal-blue shuttle buses. These buses are equipped with a telescopic ramp for easy access by persons in wheelchairs.
Addition bus routes operate from the ‘Promenade des Anglais’. This area is approximately 200 meters on foot across from Terminal 1. To reach this area from Terminal 1, exit Gate A1 (Arrivals) and head towards ‘Arénas’ to go under the RN98 bridge. After the bridge, turn left towards ‘Arrêt de bus’. The bus stop will be on your right-hand side.
Buses from the Promenade include bus 94 to VENCE (Halte Routière de l’Ara), bus 400 to VENCE via St Paul, bus 51 to St Laurent du Var (Stade des Iscles), bus 52 to St Laurent du Var (Les Pugets/Aicard), bus 59 to Plan du Var, bus 217 to Villeuneuve-Loubet, bus 710 to Carros Le Neuf/Bouyon, bus 720 to Sigale and bus 790 to Guillaumes-Entraunes. Bus tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.
Bus Routes from Terminal 1
Terminal 1’s bus station is located outside the far end of the Arrivals area (Exit door AO). In the terminal there is a Car Park/Bus Cash Desk, where passengers can get more information on bus routes or buy bus tickets. There are seven platforms from where the buses depart. Access to the platforms is restricted to ticket holders.
Two bus routes are available from Platform 0. They are bus 200 to Cannes RN7 and the N200 NocTAM’bus to Cannes. The NocTAM’buses travel at night.
From Platform 1, passengers can travel to Nice Center Ville (bus 98) or the Nice Train Station. Tickets can be bought from the bus driver, or from the Bus Cash Desk in the terminal if you don’t have change. Passengers can purchase a single journey ticket or a day pass. The day pass can be used to travel on other Ligne d’Azur buses. Either of these two trips take approximately 30 minutes,
Bus 110 departs from Platform 2 for Monaco/Roquebrune/Menton and 500 for Grasse. There is another night bus, the N100 NocTAM’bus that travels to Monaco.
Platform 3 serves bus 210 that travels to Cannes.
Platform 4 serves bus 730 for St Martin Vesubie, bus 740 for Auron and bus 750 for Isola, Aix/Marseille/Avignon, GAP and Genoa.
Two bus routes run from Platform 5. The 230 travels to Sophia Antipolis and the 770 travels to Valberg, Frejus/St Raphael and Val d’Allos.
From Platform 6, passengers can reach the Nice St Augustine Railway Station on bus 23. This is a regular bus service that has many stops on the way, therefore do not take this bus if you are in a hurry. If also does not have luggage storage racks like the other express buses.
Bus Routes from Terminal 2
This bus stop is outside the Arrivals area of Terminal 2, between Gates A1 and A2. There are six platforms.
Passengers can reach Frejus/St Raphael from Platform 1 or Monaco/Roquebrune/Menton from Platform 2 (bus 110). Bus 210 departs for Cannes from Platform 3. Platform 4 serves bus 99 for Nice Railway Station and Platform 5 is for bus 98 that travels to Nice Center Ville bus station. Platform 6 has bus 740 that travels to Auron, and bus 750 for Isola and Genoa.
Passengers traveling by bus from Nice Airport should keep in mind that every ticket must be validated for each trip. The validation machines are on the bus.