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Here you'll find all information on how to get to and around the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco.

How to get around


  • Buses

    Good transport links on the French Riviera allow visitors to explore the Côte d’Azur on a budget.

    Many buses ensure inter-towns and inter-villages links :

    Bus Var Mer run in Carros and its surrounding area.

    Lignes d’Azur NCA run in Nice and Cannes and its surrounding area.

    Enviebus buses running in Antibes and its surrounding area.

    Sillages run in Grasse and its surrounding area.

    Bus Azur run in Cannes and its surrounding area.

    CARF ( Communauté de la Riviera Française) runs in Menton and its surrounding area.


    Our Advice : Buy a FrenchRivieraPass on our website including the special public transport option for 4€/ a day only OR ‘The ‘Ticket Azur’ that costs 1.5€ and is valid on those above buses-buy at bus/train stations.

    How to plan your itinerary ? Get your journey planner here.

    Download your map of the French Riviera here. 

    Night buses called ‘Noctobus’ go to many major parts of Nice and neighbouring places ,cities, towns and villages from Nice to Monaco,

    Menton,Cannes and Grasse. 

    Bus line routes and schedules for the Var department (83) are available from the VarLib website

    The Var department bus website has the current schedules for all bus lines serving the Var.

    On the home page (Accueil) click Actualités, then select Les horaires été and whatever the current year is. You should get a list of the bus lines. Click on the appropriate bus line for a PDF file of the schedule.

    Alternately you can search for the specific bus line or the town: 

    On the site, select Cartes et plans > Plan des lignes du réseau for the Plan-du-Reseau (Map) selection page OR click here.

    Type the bus route number into the top box (Recherche par nr ou nom de ligne) or type the town name into the lower box (Recherche par commune), and click OK. Select the appropriate bus line and "Afficher" the page. 

    Once you've identified and listed your bus route, you should have a link for the schedule (Horaires de la ligne).

    The popular route Nice - Fréjus - St Raphaël is served by the VarLib bus line 3003 (St Raphael - Nice). Go to website (see above), type '3003' into the Recherche par nr or nom de ligne box for the route, and click on 'Afficher' for the current schedule.

    Alpes-Maritimes bus lines

    Single Ticket cost:1.5€ -regardless of the distance and a tolerable transit time (under 2hours)

    Monaco-Nice->bus line 100: The Port of Nice-Monaco-Menton

    Time:90 min (during the rush hour)

    Characteristics:Parallel to the train line down the Basse Corniche offering stunning views; stops at villages of :Villefranche, Beaulieu, Eze seaside, Cap d’Ail and Roquebrune-Cap Martin

  • Car rental

    Rent a car to get around on the French Riviera and in the Principality of Monaco.

  • Taxi

    Getting around by taxi on the French Riviera and in the Principality of Monaco.

  • By boat

    Getting around by boat on the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco.

  • Private cab

    Getting around on the French Riviera, from private cabs to limousines services available on the Côte d'Azur and in the Principality of Monaco.

  • Yacht

    Getting around by yacht on the French Riviera and in the Principality of Monaco.

  • Helicopter

    Getting around by helicopter is another option to discover the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco..

    Prices vary depending on the number of passengers (5max).

  • Trains

    Getting around by train on the French Riviera and in the Principality of Monaco.

  • Bicycle rentals

    Getting around by bike on the French Riviera is one of the green and cheap ways to explore the Côte d'Azur and in the Principality of Monaco.

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