Your guide to the simplest ways of getting to, from and around Cannes during the Festival.
A boat moors during Cannes Lions 2018

Domestic and international travel

Most people arrive at Cannes via the city's closest airport, Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport. It's less than 30km from the city.

The airport is well served by international flights and there are options for getting to Cannes from Nice. You can even book a queue jump reservation for speedy access through security.

Booking Transfers

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Car Hire

Renting a car can be convenient for getting around, especially if you want to see more of the French Riviera and drive on the winding coastal roads.

There are several car hire providers to choose from once you land at Nice Airport.


There is a train station, Nice St. Augustin, approximately a 15 minute walk from Terminal 1 and 2 at Nice airport, with regular service to Cannes. The journey to Cannes varies from 25 to 40 minutes.

You can check the SNCF website for train schedules here.


Many delegates choose to get to Cannes by bus from the airport. Services are run by Rapides Cotes d’Azur (RCA) and depart from Terminal 1 and 2.

Find out more here.

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