Arriving — Trains arrive at the city’s main station, Gare Nice-Ville, avenue Thiers. From here you can take trains to Cannes for 7.20€, Monaco for 4.10€, and Antibes for 4.80€, with easy connections to Paris, Marseille, and anywhere else along the Mediterranean coast. For more information, visit www.oui.sncf or call tel. 36-35 (.40€/min).
Buses (www.lignesdazur.com; tel. 08-10-06-10-06) to towns east, including Monaco (no. 100) depart from place Garibaldi; to towns west, including Cannes (no. 200) from Jardin Albert I.
Transatlantic, intercontinental, European, and domestic flights land at Aéroport Nice–Côte d’Azur (www.nice.aeroport.fr; tel. 08-20-42-33-33). From there, municipal bus nos. 98 and 99 depart at 20-min. intervals for the Port and Gare Nice-Ville, respectively; the one-way fare is 6€. Official taxis are not cheap. A ride from the airport to the city center costs around 50€; Uber taxis are less than half the price. Trip time is about 20 min.
Ferryboats operated by Trans-Côte d’Azur (www.trans-cote-azur.com; tel. 04-92-00-42-30), on quai Lunel on Nice’s port, link the city with Ile Ste-Marguerite (40€) and St-Tropez (65€) from May to September.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.