How to Reach Cannes, France

The Easiest Way to Reach Cannes


You will most probably get to Cannes by first arriving at Nice International Airport. From the airport, get into Cannes by:

  • Express Coach: 45 minutes; EUR 17. Runs every 30 minutes.
  • Bus: 2 hours; EUR 1. The ride is long and without adequate luggage or seating space.
  • Train from St. Augustine Station: 30 minutes; EUR 11-15. Getting to the station can be confusing so consult a map. Runs every 30 minutes. Get caught on the train without a ticket and you could be fined EUR 100- 300. The ride is very scenic.
  • Taxi: Scenic ride. EUR 80 and above.


  • Cannes is a pedestrian town; get around by foot!
  • Buses are frequent but expensive for the short rides they offer (EUR 1)
  • Taxis are expensive. Hail on the street or reserve at +33 (04)929 9272
  • Avoid using cars; the one way road system is irritating.

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Modes of Transportation in Cannes

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Cannes. The most preferred mode of transport in Cannes is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 10.19 km Average time: 42.25 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 50%
    Bus 40.75 min Walking 10 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 11.25 kms 55.75 min
  • Walking 12.5%
    Walking 5 min Overall average time for 0.5 kms 5 min
  • Car 37.5%
    Driving 36.67 min Overall average time for 12 kms 36.67 min

How to Reach Cannes from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Vallauris to Cannes 5.56 km 5 mins
Antibes to Cannes 12.96 km 12 mins
Nice to Cannes 30.81 km 24 mins
La Gaude to Cannes 32.66 km 1 hour 24 mins
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