En route to ancient Cirta
A Nice Constantine flight takes you to one of the most beautiful cities of Northern Africa. Perched on the cliffs of Rhummel Gorge with vertigo-inducing bridges, this spectacular city seems straight out of a Hollywood blockbuster. However, Algeria’s third largest city is more than just a pleasure to look at. It will hypnotise all your senses! The feast that awaits you upon arrival of your direct Nice-Constantine flight includes the aroma of spices, the flavour of honey, the bewitching sound of Malouf, and so much more.
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The formalities for a travelling to Constantine
- Entry requirements: in addition to a valid passport, a visa is required for entrance into Algeria. This can be easily obtained from any of the 18 Algerian consulates in France (notably in Nice and Marseille).
- Currency: you’ll be paying for your tagine in Algerian dinars.
Your Nice Constantine direct flight
With Air Algérie, Nice-Constantine takes off from Terminal 2 of Nice Côte d'Azur Airport.
Avoid the stress of arriving late to the airport. Arrive at the airport 1 hour 30 minutes before departure if you're travelling with cabin baggage only and already have your boarding pass. However, should you need to collect your Nice-Constantine ticket from the Air Algérie counter or check a bag, give yourself an additional 15 minutes.
Departure airport Nice Côte d'Azur Airport Departure terminal Terminal 2 Arrival airport Constantine-Mohamed Boudiaf Airport Arrival terminal Terminal 1
Arriving in Constantine
Constantine-Mohamed Boudiaf Airport is located on the Ain El Bey plateau, around 12 kilometres from Constantine. To get to the city centre, you have the following options:
- Take the bus: there is regular service between the airport and city centre. And at around €0.20, it’s pretty affordable!
- Take a taxi: treat yourself! The trip takes about 20 minutes and will cost between €2 and €3.
- Hire a car: several agencies have counters in the airport Arrivals Hall.
What to do in
Since it was chosen as Arab Capital of Culture in 2007, Constantine has experienced a renaissance. They have renovated their patrimony and modernised infrastructure, with a tramway for example, which makes getting around the city easier than ever. Discovering this ancient Roman city has never been more enjoyable. From museums to mosques, bridges to palaces, there’s never a dull moment. Sightseeing is interspersed with time spent relaxing on a café terrace on Place de la Brèche, or savouring a plate of okra tagine.
Frequently asked questions
How long does a Nice-Constantine flight take?
It takes 1 hour 30 minutes to reach the Rhummel Gorge from the French Riviera.
Which airlines provide Nice-Constantine direct flights?
Air Algérie flies regularly from Nice to the north-east of Algeria.
How many Nice-Constantine flights are there per week?
Air Algérie offers 3 flights per week from Nice to Constantine (Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays), all year long.
How much does a Nice-Constantine flight cost?
The lowest price for a Nice-Constantine return ticket based on prices from the last 90 days is €X. 534€
What is the best time of year to visit Constantine?
Because it’s high up, Constantine isn’t warm year-round, even if the sun is usually shining. The mercury drops close to zero in winter, which is also a season that brings rain and sometimes violent storms. Spring and the first weeks of autumn are much more agreeable times to visit, with average temperatures of around 20°C. July and August are of course the hottest months, but even then, the climate remains pleasant.