Travelling to Cannes

Fly

Nice Airport is the main airport that services Cannes and the Cote d'Azur. From here you can fly to most major cities in Europe with a variety of airlines including British Airways, EasyJet, Air France.

Nice airport is just 40 minutes away by car and the journey from the airport can be made by taxi, car, train, helicopter, power boat or bus. If you would like we can arrange a taxi to meet you.

Cannes - Mandelieu airport is 5 minutes from Cannes centre and handles private aircraft and helicopter arrivals. More details can be found at cannes.aeroport.fr

Most of our guests are happy to make their own travel arrangements. However, we are pleased to offer assistance if required – although you or your agent will need to finalise any travel bookings.

There is a useful iPhone/iPad app for Nice airport available on iTunes, which you may want to download.

Transfers from the airport

Limousines Transfer Service

This is certainly a stylish and luxurious way to make the journey between Nice Airport and the apartment. AAA Luxury Chauffeur Service can meet you at the airport in your chosen vehicle and whisk you to the apartment in air conditioned comfort. They have a choice of cars (prices are one way) including Bentley Mulsanne (€500), Rolls Royce Ghost (€450), Mercedes S600L (€300), Range Rover Vogue (€225) and Porche Cayenne (€200)

For more details visit their web site, email them at contact@aaarentcars.com or call them on:

+33 (0)4 92 18 07 08

Taxi

A taxi from the airport is the way to guarantee that you start your holiday in relaxed way. The cost of the taxi is approximately €85.00.

We would recommend Taxi Cannes. They can be contacted on 08 99 56 33 56 from within France and from abroad on +33 (0)4 92 99 39 23. You can contact them by email on contact@taxi-cannes.net.

You can reserve a taxi online here

They also have an iPhone/iPad app which can be downloaded from the app store.

Bus

There is a regular bus service from Nice airport to Cannes Bus station. The number 210 Cannes Xpress goes from Nice airport Terminal 1 and 2 to Cannes Gare Routière (Bus Station) goes from 8am to 10pm and takes about an hour from the Airport to the bus station which is about 10 minute (750 metres) walk from the apartment. The buses run from Cannes to Nice Airport from 07:00 to 19:00. From Nice Airport to Cannes from 08:00 to 20:00. The buses go twice an hour. Full details are available on the Nice Express Web Site. It is not however the greatest web site!

Power Boat

If you are looking for a special way to arrive in Cannes there can be no better way than by power boat. Prices start from around €200 each way per person.

Helicopter

For a speedier transfer one can really travel in style and fly into Cannes - Mandelieu airport by helicopter and take short taxi journey from the airport to the apartment. Please be aware that helicopters are only able to fly during daylight hours and in good visibility. Approximate prices (one way) and transfer times in a single engine helicopter are below:

From (one way)

1 to 3 pers

1 to 5 pers

Transfer time

Cannes - Mandelieu

€365/€395

€565/€625

15 mins

Cannes Heliport

€365/€395

€565/€625

15 mins

Train

Cannes train station is only 400 meters from the apartment and the TGV from Paris regularily travels to Cannes. Tickets can be booked online at Voyages-SNCF.com.

Drive

Many guest chose to drive to Cannes because of the flexibility it gives during there stay. The main A8 autoroute is just 5.5 kilometres and getting to the apartment from there is relatively straight forward.

If you have come by plane or train but wish to hire a car, there is an Avis rental office located at the station just 400 meters away.

Parking

For details of nearby car parks please click here.