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Nice Airport Departures

Flying from Nice Airport? Check out our guide to Nice Airport Departures with FAQs, links to handy airport services and information about Nice Airport. Keep your trip as hassle-free as possible and make the most of your time away.

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Nice Airport Departures - FAQs

What is the difference between Terminal 1 and 2 at Nice?

There are 2 terminals at Nice Airport, both of which are for international flights, however Terminal 2 is the newer building.

How early do you need to get to Nice Airport?

Nice Airport recommends arriving 2 hours before departure time for short- and medium-haul flights and 3 hours in advance of your departure time for long-haul flights. We do also suggest you check with your airline as they may open their check-in desks at different times or offer early online check-in.

Which terminal is British Airways at Nice Airport?

British Airways uses Terminal 1 at Nice Airport.

Is there a smoking area at Nice Airport?

Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas of Nice Airport, however there are designated smoking areas outside of the terminal buildings

Nice Airport Departures Overview

You can depart from either Terminal 1 or Terminal 2 at Nice Airport and both offer a range of shops, restaurants and handy airport services to make your trip as pleasant and easy as possible.

Nice Airport Travel Information

Nice City Centre is connected to the airport by both tram and bus.


During the week the tram stops at both terminals, runs approximately every 8 minutes and takes around 30 minutes to reach the city centre.


The airport is served by the No.12 bus which stops in front of Terminal 1 on the southern carriageway.

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