Nice is far from being poor in terms of modes of transport. Find all that you need to know in this article.
If you are moving to Nice, you need not to worry about moving around. Indeed, the city hosts a developed transport network, including buses, tramway, taxi, etc, which can take you anywhere. Ligne d'Azur, the public transport system, is very reliable and operational till rather late. So once you have settled in Nice, do not waste your time! Go out and explore the city!
Ligne d'Azur comprises more than 130 day bus lines which serve the 49 municipalities of the Nice Côte d'Azur Metropolis. At night, from 9.10 pm to 1.10 am the next day, 5 Noctambus lines are available.
Line 1 covers the North to the South via the city center through the Jean Médecin Street and the Place Masséna. It is available from Monday to Sunday, as from 4.35 am until 1.35 am the next day.
Good to know:
Whether you are traveling by bus or tramway, fares will amount to around 1.50 € for a 74 minutes trip with connections (if you are using a Solo pass). If you travel occasionally, it is best to choose from the “Multi 10”, “Pass 1 jour”, “Pass 7 jours”, “Titre Aéro 1 aller simple” (on lines 98 and 99) and the “Parcazur” (round trip). If you travel regularly, you can choose from “à la carte” subscriptions.
If you wish to rent a bike, you should head towards one of the 175 Vélobleu stations in Nice. In fact, you are likely to find a station on every 300 meters. The bike park actually comprises 1,750 bikes which are available all year round 24/7.
To subscribe, you simply have to call the vocal mailbox from the bike station to make a security deposit and pay the rental fees as follows:
- 1 day: 1 €
- 7 days: 5 €
- 1 month: 10 €
- 1 year: 25 €
If you prefer to rent without subscribing:
- the first 30 minutes: free of charge
- between 30 minutes and 1 hour: 1 €
- every additional hour: 2 €
Nice's taxi network comprises at least 350 vehicles which are available 24/7. To hire a taxi, you can either wave at the driver in the streets, make advance booking by phone or go directly to a taxi stand.
If you prefer to rent a car upon your arrival in Nice, you are likely to find several car rental agencies across the city. Find more information in the useful links provided below. You can also opt for electric cars rental on a short term basis. This service is provided by Auto Bleue at the SNCF station.