Antibes Transportation

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    How to get in and out Antibes

    by gwened Written Jul 24, 2015

    I have come here by car train and bus. Lovely area indeed.

    The town has plenty of free parking on the streets and several parking areas paying. The list is here
    Place Nationale,Parking Médiathèque Albert Camus,Parking Lacan1,Parking Lacan 2,Parking La Poste,Parking des Frères Oliviers,Parking des Ambassadeurs,Parking Vauban,Parking Gare SNCF,Parking Gare Juan-les-Pins,Parking Garden Beach,Parking Port Gallice,Parking Antibes les Pins,Parking du Ponteil,Parking de la Salis,Parking Palmiers,Parking de l'Estérel (Amirauté),Parking Pointe du Crouton,Parking Courbet,Parking Dulys
    ,Parking Dulys 2,Parking St Roch,Parking des Pré des Pêcheurs,Parking théâtre Anthea,Parking Palais des Congrès,Parking Poirier,,Parking Azurarena.
    When in town I park on the garage by parking vauban, parking st roch or parking thêatre Anthea.
    route planning
    www.viamichelin.com
    traffic info
    www.v-traffic.com

    The most direct way from Paris is to take the A6 direction Beaune/Macon/ Lyon, then take the A7 at Lyon direction Valence/Orange/Marseille to just past Salon-en-Provence take the A8 direction Aix-en-Provence/Fréjus/Cannes ;after Les Moulins take right into the road D35 direction Antibes before big traffic circle take left on second exit still direction Antibes until city center.

    From the city you have a good map of the city ,you can print in pdf format here
    http://www.antibes-juanlespins.com/images/stories/pdf/proximite/px_plan_antibes.pdf

    You have the local bus network or Envibus for the area of Antibes Juan-les-Pins
    Envibus serves the districts of Antibes Juan-les-Pins and neighboring towns of Biot, Vallauris Golfe Juan, Valbonne, Sophia Antipolis, and Villeneuve Loubet. You have passes of 7 days etc and individual tickets ok for 3hrs of transport. tel +33 (0)489 877 200
    http://www.envibus.fr/ligne.asp

    For the department 06 buses you can get itineraries here in English too
    http://www.ceparou06.fr/ri/?rub_code=4

    Also the area Ligne d'Azur
    Line 200 (Nice-Cannes), and Line 250 Express (Antibes-Airport), you can buy the ticket at the tourist office one way of Antibes Juan-les-Pins.
    During the office business hours
    .

    The train TER SNCF
    Stops in all stations in the towns of the area of Antibes Juan-les-Pins :
    Gare de Biot , Gare d'Antibes Centre, Gare de Juan-les-Pins. A train about every 20-30 minutes to Mandelieu-la-Napoule or Grasse to Vintimille, or Marseille to Nice.
    http://www.sncf.com/fr/gare/services/antibes
    http://www.ter.sncf.com/paca/gares/87757690/Biot/pratique

    taxis you have
    TAxi Antibes
    Téléphone : +33 (0)4 93 67 67 67
    You can reserve your taxis from the tourist office of Antibes Juan-les-Pins,during business hours
    http://www.taxiantibes.com/gb/index.html

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    Limited Parking

    by Albernfrau Written Nov 1, 2008

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    We just stayed in Antibes in a small hotel/b&b which was wonderful but like many hotels/b&bs had limited parking so we just parked on the street which was fine. We managed to usually find parking not too far away and we didn't mind a little walking anyways. Make sure you get a small rental car as ours was too big which made parking an even bigger challenge.

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    Antibes train timetable

    by cubsur Written Jul 30, 2008

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    Train times for the Cote D'Azur line

    http://www.ter-sncf.com/paca/carte_horaires/index.asp

    The timetables are in PDF format, so you can download, save them and print as required.

    NB all information is in French only.

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    SNCF Gare de Antibes

    by NiceLife Updated Aug 2, 2007

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    The main railway station at Antibes, in its terracotta livery, is the main way in and out of the city. It is five to ten minutes walk away from the old town and the harbour, being on the edge of the "modern" commercial centre.

    Trains run fairly frequently (subject to the vagaries of timetables noted below) east from here to Nice, Monaco and Ventimiglia, and west to Juan le Pins, Cannes, St Raphael and ultimately Marseilles St Charles.

    French railway timetables are a law unto themselves and defy any expectation of "regular service". Forget it. You will find two in short succession and nothing for an hour, then a TGV comes along which you are technically not allowed to travel without a reservation, which you don't need because the train is by now empty, but its a further half hour for a regular TER service.

    Most people will chance it on the TGV, but its perhaps wise to stand in the corridor in the event inspectors pounce - no-one can accuse you of occupying a seat without the required reservation.

    I prefer to avoid the railways late at night on this stretch of the Riviera - the smaller stations are not staffed and I have found myself the only person in two or three carriages. Newspapers here have reported incidents on board late night trains and I think there is a question over personal safety. However make your own judgement.

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    Getting there from the UK

    by Hot_Fudge Written Dec 10, 2005

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    Getting to Cannes Nice and Antibes
    From the UK fares are much of a muchness and vary considerably
    according to festivals and demand . . .
    By air, British Airways are expensive but there are often cheap deals.
    British Midland is good, as well as EasyJet from Gatwick and Luton or Stanstead.

    Euro Rail is useful if you want to take your car to the south but don't want to drive that
    distance . . . Petrol and motorway tolls add up in any case. The journey is overnight from Dover or Ashford. Telephone 0990 848848 and be prepared to wait for them to attend to you . . . You can also buy TGV tickets from them. If you take the overnight sleeper train, make sure that you take a padlock or wire to secure the cabin door.

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    Antibes Train Station

    by Marinel Written Jul 30, 2005

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    I took a sleeper train from Antibes to Port Bou, it was magical. I stayed awake the whole trip admiring the beautiful unspoiled coast of France at night. The shimmering stars were flickering and reflecting on the dark vast ocean and the mountains were raised in salutation for beauty of mother nature.

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    Train from and to Nice - Antibes

    by JulesRules Written Jul 24, 2005

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    My hotel being in Nice, I went to Antibes for a day. Very easy considering there're many trains leaving from Nice to Antibes and it only takes about 15 minutes.

    From the Gare SNCF it's about 10 minutes walk to the old town (Vieux ville d'Antibes) and takes you via the port with it's impressive yachts.

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    Antibes bus station

    by NiceLife Written Mar 19, 2005

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    The local bus service is ideal to get you around the immediate area, say to access the furthest point of Cap d'Antibes, and the outer villages and suburbs.

    The Cap d'Antibes, with its megastar hotel Eden Roc, and the Napoleonic and Naval museums are only a short bus ride away. Despite sharing the name "Antibes" they are some considerable distance.

    Gare Routiere, Antibes
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  • Good Pair of Shoes

    by ski_bum Written Jul 24, 2004

    The best way to see Antibes is by foot. There is so much too see that there is no need for a transport. Many small alleys with unique stores and restaurants are only accessible by walking. So put on a trusty pair of shoe.

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    Scooter or car

    by laetitiad Written Sep 18, 2002

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    Unfortunately the best way to travel around Antibes is to have its own car : the public transportation system is very limited : If you want to go to the other cities around (Cannes, Nice, monaco), you can catch a train but if you want to visit the smaller places, You've got to have your car or own transport.

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    Stretch limo or just walk

    by Hot_Fudge Written Dec 9, 2005

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    Just walk.....use a push bike......a moped......
    or rent a car or for the full monty get a stretch limo!

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    Train from Antibes to Port Bou

    by Marinel Written Jan 6, 2005

    The train station of Antibes, France has very friendly but not so helpful staff, I need to learn French!

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    Allo! Taxis

    by phred1910 Written Jun 16, 2003

    There aren't a lot of taxis, and they don't just sit around at the taxi stand. Take the number with you !!!!

    Downtown Antibes

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