Flights from Tampa
Flying From Tampa
The commercial airport offering flights from Tampa is the Tampa International Airport. It primarily serves Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and North American Airlines. The airport lies six miles west of downtown Tampa. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Tampa International.
Parking at the Airport
Tampa International Airport offers several parking options for your vehicle while you are away. Short-term parking is in a garage located above the terminal at the northern end of the airport. It costs no more than $20 for a 24-hour period. Long-term parking is the cheaper option; it costs $15 for 24 hours. The long-term parking area is adjacent to Airside A. Orbitz.com's flight planner option helps you choose parking options.
Transportation Options for Travelers
Getting to Tampa International Airport is easy by bus or taxi. HART makes regular stops at the east end of the red baggage claim near belt #15. Greyhound, meanwhile, has a terminal on Polk Street in downtown Tampa that has buses that travel to the airport. If you take a taxi, expect to pay at least $15. Orbitz.com may offer special deals for bus tickets, depending on your location.
Eating at the Airport
The landside building at the airport offers a variety of cuisines to refresh you before your flight from Tampa. If you want coffee and breakfast, you can have a latte at the Starbucks, which is open 24 hours per day. Terminal restaurants, including Burger King, are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Flights to Nice
Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport
Orbitz.com helps you find the cheapest flights to Nice and the rest of the Mediterranean coast. When flying into Nice, France, you will land at Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, which is located about four miles (seven kilometers) from the center of the city. The airport is also within easy reach of Monaco and Cannes. Airlines served by Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport include Air France, Air Berlin, Iberia Airlines, Lufthansa, Alitalia, American Airlines, Easyjet, Virgin Airlines, Sterling Airlines, BLU Express, and German Wings.
Transportation Into Nice
You can take a bus directly into Nice from the airport for about €4. Taxi stands are located at both terminals, and a taxi ride into Nice typically costs between €22 and €32. Some local hotels provide free shuttle buses directly from the airport to your hotel in Nice. The airport also has a helicopter service to Monaco and express regional trains into Nice and other nearby cities. You can also book a car rental through Orbitz.com before boarding your flight to Nice or arrange a car at the airport once you arrive.
Nice Weather and Climate
The mild Mediterranean climate of Nice makes it an ideal destination year round. Winter temperatures typically stay between 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and dip into the 40s at night. During the summer months, temperatures range from 68 degrees Fahrenheit to above 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is rare, especially in the summer months.
Visiting Nice and the French Riviera
Most visitors to Nice head to the beach, especially in the area known as the Bay of the Angels. Tourist season is considered May through October. The shoulder seasons of April and November are cheaper, and savvy vacation planners who visit during these months can often enjoy the beaches without the crowds common during the summer. When not on the beach, seek out fine dining, shopping, and the city's 19th century opera house in Old Nice. Find budget flights to Nice any time of year at Orbitz.com, and plan your perfect vacation on the French Riviera.
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