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Dollar Car Rental at Nice Airport

Starting from 21.44 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024 at Nice Airport

Nice, affectionately known as "Nice la Belle" or ‘Nice the Beautiful,’ truly lives up to its name. Perched on the shores of the French Riviera, Nice’s sun-kissed beaches and quaint cobblestone streets beckon travellers from around the world. A rich mosaic of pristine landscapes, local cuisine, vibrant architecture, and a thriving arts and music scene make Nice a cultural gem waiting to be discovered.

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, the third busiest airport in France, is strategically positioned just 6 km from the city centre. From here, you can easily drive to Aix-en-Provence via the A8 motorway or head towards Digne and Plaine du Var on the D6202 road. Its proximity to major highways makes the airport the perfect starting point for tourists eager to explore Nice and its picturesque surroundings.

Located conveniently just outside the airport terminal, Dollar Car Rental offers a seamless start to your journey. Once you pick up your car rental at Nice Airport, you are perfectly poised to drive into the Nice city centre or venture further to other renowned cities such as Cannes, Monaco, or Menton.

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To locate our car hire at Nice Airport France desk, proceed to Terminal 1. Our counter is situated in the rental area, close to gates A1, A2, and the Information Office.

After collecting your keys and documents, you can proceed to pick up your rental vehicle at the Dollar Car Rental parking near Terminal 2. The parking is a brief walk from Terminal 1. Follow the Dollar Car Rental signs to find your vehicle at parking lot P5. 

Dollar Car Rental caters to all your travel needs with a diverse selection of vehicles. For your car hire from Nice Airport, choose from:

  • Mini Cars:  Mini cars are perfect for solo travellers or couples and are ideal for manoeuvring the narrow streets of Nice. Brands available include Fiat, Peugeot, Toyota, and Renault.
  • Compact Cars: Compact cars suit small groups or families that require space but also prioritise fuel efficiency. You can select from brands like Renault, Ford, and Peugeot.
  • Sedans: Sedans are ideal if you seek extra comfort and style, making them excellent for business trips or extended journeys. Available brands include Ford, Citroen, and Toyota.
  • SUVs: If you're looking to tackle the rugged terrains around the Riviera or need additional space for luggage, SUVs are your best option. Choose from models by Renault, Kia, and Chevrolet.

Nice Airport offers the perfect starting point for an unforgettable journey along the French Riviera. With a car rental from Nice Airport, you can visit renowned attractions and discover hidden gems in and around Nice at your own pace.

1. Promenade des Anglais

This iconic waterfront avenue is perfect for a stroll or a bike ride while soaking in stunning sea views. Known for its bustling cafes and palm-lined walkways, the Promenade is a vibrant part of local life where you can witness the sunset and enjoy the Mediterranean breeze.

Distance from Nice Airport: 6.7 km

Travel Time: Approximately 15 minutes 

2. Vieille Ville (Old Town)

Dive into the heart of Nice by visiting Vieille Ville. This area is a maze of narrow alleys filled with colourful markets, quaint shops, and traditional restaurants. Explore the daily flower and food markets or sample local delicacies like Socca to experience the authentic Niçois culture. 

Distance from Nice Airport: 7.8 km

Travel Time: Approximately 20 minutes

3. Place Masséna

Nice's central square, the Place Masséna, is an architectural marvel, surrounded by striking Italianate buildings. Here, you can immerse yourself in local festivals, enjoy vibrant parades, or relax at one of the many cafes. Nice's historical and contemporary elements converge here, making it an essential stop for travellers.

Distance from Nice Airport: 7.6 km

Travel Time: Approximately 20 minutes

Nice boasts a rich culinary tradition that promises to tantalise your taste buds with distinct flavours and dishes. When visiting, indulge in local specialties like socca, salade niçoise, and ratatouille. Drive to these restaurants to sample the best of Niçois cuisine: 

1. Castel Plage

Castel Plage is an idyllic beachfront restaurant where you can savour fresh seafood and traditional French Riviera dishes while enjoying panoramic sea views. Here, you can taste local specialities like Nice-style octopus stew and roasted sea bass. Located about a 15-minute drive from Nice Airport, it is perfect for a relaxing meal while enjoying the beauty of the coastline.

2. La Ratapignata

La Ratapignata offers a cosy, rustic setting that complements its menu of classic Niçois cuisine. Just a 20-minute drive from the Nice Airport, this restaurant is known for its authentic flavours and homemade dishes. The beef and red wine stew, and the homemade gnocchi at this eatery are local favourites.

3. Lou Balico

Lou Balico prides itself on serving authentic Niçois dishes with a modern twist. Conveniently located about a 10 minute-drive from the airport, it's a favourite for enjoying specialities like socca and salade niçoise, crafted with care and creativity. This spot offers a contemporary culinary experience rooted in regional tradition, making it a must-visit spot.

To return your car hire from Nice Airport, take Boulevard Joseph Garnier from the city centre and continue on Rue Alfred Binet. At the Voyageur roundabout, head towards Boulevard Léon Morane, then proceed to Avenue Didier Daurat and the Dollar Car Rental parking at the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. 

Ensure you refuel or fully charge your rental vehicle before parking in the designated bays for car hire at Nice Airport, France. Check that all personal items are removed from the car. Finally, lock the vehicle and return the keys at the Dollar Car Rental counter to complete your return. 

Rental Fleet Nice Airport

Discover budget-friendly vehicles for unforgettable travels*

Nice Airport
RENAULT CLIO car rental in Nice Airport
RENAULT CLIO or similar
  • 4

  • Manual

  • 3

21.44 GBP per day*

Nice Airport
PEUGEOT 2008 car rental in Nice Airport
PEUGEOT 2008 or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

29.65 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I extend my car rental booking online?

You can extend your car rental booking online up to three times. No processing fee will be charged for booking modifications made online. But your rental charges will be recalculated based on current prices when you change your booking.

What are the steps to modify my car hire reservation?

You can modify your car hire from Nice Airport, France reservation online by accessing the View/Modify/Cancel button. There's no processing fee for changes made online. However, a handling fee may be applicable if you opt to make changes via a phone call.

How can I cancel my car rental reservation without incurring charges?

You can cancel your car rental reservation online through the View/Modify/Cancel button or by contacting customer care. If you made a prepaid reservation and cancelled two days before the scheduled pickup, you'll receive a full refund without additional charges.

What happens if I return the rental car late?

Returning the rental car late may result in a Late Return Charge. This charge compensates for the costs incurred in finding an alternative vehicle for the next booking and administrative expenses.

Are debit cards accepted for hiring a car?

You can use a debit card for a car hire at Nice Airport. However, if you book with a debit card, you must present the debit card and a valid credit card in your name when collecting the vehicle. Ensure your cards are activated for foreign transactions beforehand.

What should I do if I plan to drive the rental vehicle across international borders?

If you wish to drive your rental vehicle across international borders, you may need to pay a Cross-Border Fee. The specifics, including any exceptions, vary based on the rental location. Review these terms carefully to understand any additional costs or requirements for international travel with your rental vehicle.

What should I do if I need to change the name of the main driver or rental station after booking?

To change the main driver's name or the rental station after booking, you must first cancel your current reservation. Once cancelled, proceed to create a new reservation with the updated details.

What charges apply if I don't cancel my reservation and fail to pick up the rental vehicle?

You may be charged a No-Show/Lost Rental fee for not cancelling your reservation before the pickup time and failing to collect the vehicle. This charge covers the administrative expenses incurred and compensates for the loss of rental income.


FOR RENTALS IN ITALY - from 15th Nov to 15th Apr many cities in specific Italian regions are required by law to restrict rentals to only those vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. To comply with these regulations, Dollar equipped vehicles with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges as Winterisation fee. Hence, for these vehicles there’s NO NEED TO BOOK snow chains as Extra.

IMPORTANT: Please check the rate details of your quotation on the right of this web page to verify if your booking includes Winterisation fee before booking snow chains in Italy.