Travel Information

Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport 

Nice International Airport (NCE), is the third busiest airport in France and hosts more than 50 airline companies that serve destinations across Europe, the Middle East, North America and North Africa.  Sophia Antipolis is located 20 km from The Nice International Airport. Please see the transportation options below so you can plan your trip to and from the conference.

Airport Information


Central Taxi Riviera Nice offers taxis from Nice International Airport to Sophia Antipolis for 60- 70 €.  You can make reservations by calling 04 93 13 78 78.

When you arrive in Nice, the taxis can be picked up from door A1 in Terminal 1 or door A3 in Terminal 2.

For more information regarding taxis to and from Nice International Airport click here.

Taxi Information

Rental Car

Rental cars are available at the airport for around 45 € a day. 

Rental car companies that are available at Nice International Airport include:

  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Payless
  • Sixt
  • Thrifty

Rental Car Information


There are two train stations that support Nice International Airport. Gare Nice St-Augustin is best for Terminal 1. It is about a 15 minute walk. Gare Nice-Ville is 15 minutes by bus line 99. You can get on this bus at Wharf 8 in Terminal 1 and Wahrf 4 in Terminal 2.

This trip will take you around 2 and a half hours with all the stops. It costs on average 15€ one way. 

You can buy your ticket in the airport when you land. The ticket counters are open from 8.00 to 19:30 and are located in the terminals. The Terminal 1 Ticket counter be found by the A0 bus station. The Terminal 2 counter can be found at the Arrivals level by the A2/A3 doors.

You can click here to figure out which station is most convenient to your terminal.

Train Information



The bus can be picked up from The Nice International Airport. The trip from the airport to Sophia Antipolis takes around 3 hours with all of the stops. The cost is around 10€ one way.

Bus Information