En route to Ajaccio and the Sanguinaires
With your Nice Ajaccio flight you’ll be taking a plane to meet an eagle! As the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Island of Beauty's largest city still basks in the glory of its child prodigy. But the Southern Corsica prefecture doesn’t put all its eggs in the Emperor's basket! It reigns over many other incredible features. When your Nice Ajaccio flight lands, you’ll discover a culture, a tradition, and an island like nothing you’ve seen before. The Greeks called it Kalliste, “the most beautiful”.
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Your Nice-Ajaccio direct flight
Air Corsica will operate your flight from Nice to Ajaccio. As with all other flights to island destinations, it takes off from Terminal 2.
Before flying over the Mediterranean, fly through security screenings! Arrive at your gate stress-free by arriving at the airport one hour before departure. Add another 15 minutes to that should you need to go to the airline counter to check your bags or collect your ticke
Departure airport Nice Côte d’Azur Airport Departure terminal Terminal 2 Arrival airport Ajaccio-Napoléon Bonaparte Airport
Arriving in Ajaccio, Corsica
Upon arrival of your Nice-Ajaccio flight, you can easily get to Ajaccio city centre, located just five kilometres from the runways. You can choose between the following options:
- a shuttle bus. They run from 5:20 am to 11:20 pm daily, including bank holidays. A 30 minute trip takes you right to the station in the city centre. There are one to two shuttles per hour.
- a taxi. Taxis wait just outside of the Arrivals Hall until the arrival of the last flight of the day.
- a hire car. You are spoilt for choice with no fewer than 10 agencies in the Arrivals Hall of the Ajaccio airport.
What to do in
15 August 1769: The Bonaparte family welcomes their new child, and christens him Napoleon. For France, this marks the beginning of an unforgettable era. For Ajaccio, it’s a first step towards glory and a reputation that attracts thousands of visitors still today. But while the birthplace of the Emperor may be what brings them, they always leave with a head full of other memories found in the alleyways of Ajaccio, Cargèse la Greek or Sartène, or on the trails of the Sanguinaires, in the rocky coves of Piana or on the sands of Capo di Feno.
Regular flights Nice - Ajaccio AJA
Flights per day :
- Mon 3
- Tue 2
- Wed 2
- Thu 2
- Fri 3
- Sat 2
- Sun 3
Frequently asked questions
How long is a flight from Nice to Ajaccio?
The average flight time between Nice and Ajaccio is 45 minutes.
Which airlines provide Nice Ajaccio direct flights?
Air Corsica operates direct flights between the French Riviera and Southern Corsica.
How many Nice Ajaccio flights are there per week?
During the high season, Air Corsica has 22 flights to Ajaccio. In winter, Corsica’s regional airline continues to operate 17 flights per week.
How much does a Nice Ajaccio flight cost?
The lowest price for a NicAjaccio return ticket based on prices from the last 90 days is 179€ €
What is the best time of year to visit Ajaccio?
The second half of spring and the summer are best for those looking to relax and recharge their batteries. With large beaches and gorgeous coves on the shores of a warm Mediterranean, Ajaccio is a first-rate seaside destination. Perfect for dining at the water’s edge as you watch the sun set. Are you a fervent admirer of Napoleon? Visit his native city in mid-August to take part in the Napoleon Day celebrations. You’ll find Grognards by the dozens! Experienced hikers may prefer the milder temperatures that autumn and the beginning of spring offer for working their way over the trails of Corsica. If you’re looking for a romantic gourmet getaway, head for the imperial city during the off-season. Winter is as mild as it is sunny and it’s the season when Corsican charcuterie is at its peak! A chimney-baked figatellu accompanied by polenta and a glass of Clos Capitoro red wine is a rare treat for the discriminating palate.