Q: Where is the closest airport when vacationing in Antibes?
A: The closest airport to Antibes is Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur : which is located 25 minutes by car from Antibes.
Q: Are there trains from the airport to Antibes?
A: The French national train service (SNCF) has a train station (St. Augustin) which is located a 15 minutes walk from the Nice airport. There is a free shuttle bus from the airport to near the train station. It takes about 20 minutes to travel to Antibes station from the Nice airport. For more info check SNCF website at http://www.sncf.com.
Q: Is there an Express bus to Antibes from the Nice airport?
A: The Lignes d’Azur 250 Express Bus leaves from both terminals (Terminal 1 at Quay 6 and Terminal 2 at Quay 1) and takes about 40 minutes travel time to Antibes. The bus leaves the airport twice an hour starting at 8:10 until 20:20. The cost for the bus ride is 12 Euros one-way and 20.00 Euros for a return ticket, prices may differ. For more information please consult the Nice Airport website at http://www.nice.aeroport.fr
Q: How can I get from Antibes to the Nice Airport by car service?
A: We recommend using a car service from Cyril Boylan.
Mobile: +33 (0) 6 12 76 78 14.
A large vehicle – max 6 passenger with luggage.
You can email Cyril to arrange a booking & pick up from the airport. Cyril is familiar with our various holiday properties and will coordinate with the host meeting you at the vacation rental.
Q: Where is the closest train station?
A: Antibes and Juan les Pins SNCF train stations are located about a 5 to 10 minute walk from our rental properties in either the old town of Antibes or Juan les Pins. There are trains that travel throughout the region and country. Our guests use the train for visits to Nice, Cannes, Monaco, Aix-en-Provence, etc. The TGV high-speed trains to Paris take about 6 hours.
Q: How do I get to Antibes by car?
A: There are several roads leading into Antibes; for a scenic coastal drive, use the RN98 and RN7 from Nice/ Cagnes-sur-Mer, or using the A8 Autoroute and exit at Junction 44.
Q: Is weekly parking available?
There is also a parking garage located near Antibes' Main Post Office. The address is Avenue Paul Doumer 2. The entrance is at the end of Rue Lacan. Please consult Q Park website, parking at La Poste.
Q:How can guests get a weekly parking pass?
A: To pay for the weekly parking, use the automatic payment machine at the entrance to the garage. Take the ticket you got when you first entered the parking garage to this machine. Push the language button (first button for English) then the second button that says “Flat rates."
Please note: Do not insert ticket into the machine until you choose “Flat rates” or the machine will charge you for the hours you parked already for that day. You can register for weekly parking only after 30 minutes entering the parking garage (but before 12 hours have passed since you first entered the garage). You will be able to choose the number of weeks you want to park after selecting Flat Rates. Please use cash (the machine only accepts 5 Euro or 10 Euro bills) and does not accept many non-French credit cards.
You will receive a new card from the machine to use to enter and leave the garage each time. Make sure to keep this card in your car.
Q:Do I need to reserve a space in the parking garage?
A:Guests sign up for a weekly parking pass when they arrive. None of our guests have had problems obtaining a weekly pass upon arrival. Please refer to the instructions as getting a weekly pass is complicated.
Q:Is there free parking available in Antibes?
A: There is free parking all-year round in front of Fort Carre (about a 15 minute walk). Alternatively, there is free parking at Salis Beach from January to June 15 and after September 16. Salis Beach is about a 15-minute walk away from Antibes town center.
Q: Can I rent a car in Antibes?A:
Sixt, ADA, and Hertz have offices in Antibes near the train station or on Blvd Albert 1. Many of our guests rent a car for day trips. There are also rental cars available at the Nice Airport. We would not recommend renting larger cars or SUVs as the entrance to the parking garages are small and the roads in the old town are narrow.