Nice travel information

 

UEFA Respect Access for AllGetting to Nice by air

 

The nearest airport is Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which is around 5km from the centre of Nice.

 

Accessible parking spaces are available in all the car parks at the airport, and concessionary rates are available in car parks P2 and P5.

 

A complimentary shuttle service operates between terminals 1 and 2. This service has ramps and voice announcements.

 

Call stations are provided to enable disabled passengers to notify the assistance team of their arrival. These are located in terminals 1 and 2, as well as near the bus station and in car parks P2, P3, P5 and G2. The airport also has accessible toilets and lifts.

 

For more information, visit: http://en.nice.aeroport.fr/Passengers/PASSENGER-INFO/Need-help/Passengers-with-reduced-mobility2

Tel. +33 (0)820 423 333

 

Travel assistance for disabled passengers must be booked at least 48 hours before departure, via the relevant airline or travel agent.

 

Getting to Nice by rail

 

The largest railway station in Nice is Nice-Ville station, located on Avenue Thiers. The station has 11 regular international services and 20 connections with major French cities. A rail journey from Paris to Nice takes approximately 5.5 hours.

 

TGV and intercity trains on the French national network have two wheelchair spaces. For more information, visit: www.sncf.com/en/services/handicap/information-booking

 

To check whether your departure and arrival stations are accessible, or for any other information, contact Accès Plus:

Accès Plus, open 7 days a week (07.00 to 22.00)

Tel. +33 (0)890 640 650 

Email: accesplus@sncf.fr

Website: www.voyages-sncf.com/services/acces-plus (French only)

 

To book a wheelchair space, please visit: www.sncf.com/en/services/handicap/information-booking

 

If you require assistance during your journey, you must book this with Accès Plus at least 48 hours before departure (see contact details above). You should arrive at the station at least 45 minutes before departure and go to the Accès Plus office. The staff there will contact their colleagues at your destination station to ensure they are prepared for your arrival.

 

If you are travelling with other operators, CAFE advises you to book assistance as early as possible.

 

 

Getting to Nice by bus

 

Several coach companies provide buses to the tournament host cities and vehicle accessibility may vary. CAFE advises disabled supporters planning to travel by bus to discuss their specific access requirements with their travel provider before booking.

 

SNCF offers inter-city bus services that include accessible vehicles. It is advisable to book in advance and explain your specific access requirements at least 48 hours before departure. Levels of accessibility may vary.

 

For more information and to book your tickets, visit: www.ouibus.com/persons-limited-mobility

 

 

Alternative methods of travel

 

Nice has a ferry port, serving Corsica in particular (ferry is the most popular mode of transport between Nice and Corsica). If you are travelling by ferry, CAFE advises you to enquire about the accessibility of the boats as soon as possible.