Nice Cote d’Azur Airport Guide to Nice - Côte d’Azur Airport (NCE)

Nice Airport Terminal 1

Nice airport provides various services and amenities to all passengers to make more enjoyable and relaxed their stay at NCE airport.

Nice Airport Terminal 1 operates with Schengen, non-Schengen and domestic flights.

The Terminal has 25 boarding gates in total.

Inter-terminal transportation

Both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are connected by a shuttle bus.

From Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 it takes just 5 minutes, instead, from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 it takes 12 minutes.  Frequency is of 5 up to 10 minutes.

The shuttle bus stops in various points, as the car rental buildings, the bus station located at each terminal or the parking lots.  


- Terminal 1: In front of Gate A0
- Terminal 2: Between Gates A2 and A3.


Nice Airport Terminal 1 consists of three levels as follows:

Ground level: This is the Arrivals and Departures level.

To the left there are the Departures Hall including check-in desks A to D, while on the right there are entrance A1 and A2, which leads to the Arrivals Hall.

The level consists of the following services and amenities: Check-in desks kiosks and information counters, post office, rental car counters, baggage claim area and customs clearance.

Find also a VIP Lounge.

First level: Find here the security checkpoint to Airside.

Available services: Food, drink and retail stores, duty free shops, first aid station, prayer room and access to the departure gates.

Second level: This level is purely dedicated to services, which includes: A business centre, offices and a restaurant.


See the Airlines in Nice Airport Terminal 1


Find the following services at Nice Airport Terminal 1:  

  • ATMs
  • Baby care facilities
  • Children’s play areas
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage wrapping
  • Spa
  • Check-in desks
  • Information counters
  • Post office
  • Rental car counters
  • Baggage claim area
  • Food, drink and retail stores
  • Duty free shops
  • First aid station
  • Prayer room
  • Business centre
  • Offices

See more Services here. 

Airport lounges

Nice Airport Terminal 1 has at their passengers’ disposal a couple of lounges:

Salon VIP The Library Lounge: Location: Terminal 1, Schengen zone. Services: Free WiFi, food and drink. Access is free for kids below 3 years. General fare: € 30.00

Salon VIP The Canopy Lounge: Location: Terminal 1, International zones. Services: Free WiFi, food, drink, press, TV. Access is free for kids below 3 years. General fare: € 30.00