Smoking at Nice Côte d'Azur  International Airport (NCE)

Airport Rating


Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

Terminal 1

Update from Davor, Feb 2020: There is smoking area at gates A1-10 for Schengen flights. it is clearly marked.

From Ruben, on the 1st July 2019: There is a quite hidden smoking area at the lower floor of zone A, near Gate A01

Confirmed on 27/12/2018 by Emmanuel: smoking area available near gate A7’s entrance. It’s not indicated in the airport but asking the staff lead me there.

Just  to confirm, the smoking area at the non-Schengen gates  including Ireland and UK flights open  (updated 23/03/2018. It’s to the right of Starbucks beside the La Tarte Tropézienne café.) Feedback from Philip.

There is smoking area after Non-Schengen Security in Terminal 1 . It is small room next to Starbucks Coffee. Photo and info below provided by Daniel S. 3rd September 2017.

Smoking room available airside in Non-Schengen area of Nice airport close to Gate 42, past Starbucks.  Last used on 1st Sept 2017. Feedback from Claire.

Terminal 2

Update from Vladimir, February 2022: There are two smoking areas in Terminal 2, one in zone A (Schengen) next to gate A00 and the other one in Zone B (non-Schengen) next to gate B30 (downstairs).

Update from Christine, September 2021: Confirmed: smoking area on terminal 2 behind gate A00

Update from Vis, Aug 2019: I confirm there’s a small smokers’ lounge behind gate A00.

Update from Rhiane M., 12th July 2019: Smoking shelter still by gate 30 but only available if your plane is boarding at any of the gates in zone B. Which you don't find out until you go through security into departures & passport control.

Update from Christopher, 12th July 2019: There is a new smokers area at terminal 2 area A behind gate A00. I was there 12.07.2019

Smoking area at Nice Airport Terminal 2. On lower level next to gate B30. Feedback and photo (below) from Steve L., 17th July 2017.

Smoking area at Nice Airport Terminal 2. On lower level next to gate B30.

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