Living in Menton

Living in Menton

Campus Address | Tourist Office | City Hall | Police | Pharmacies | Banks | Post Office | Library | Hospital | Getting to Menton | Getting Around in Menton

Unless otherwise noted, all addresses are in 06500 MENTON

Campus Address

11 place St Julien
06500 MENTON
(33) 04 92 41 76 76

Tourist Office

8 avenue Boyer
(33) 04 92 41 76 76
(33) 04 92 41 76 78 (Fax)
www.tourisme-menton.fr

City Hall

17 rue de la République
04 92 10 50 00
mairie@ville-menton.fr

City-Organized Sports: http://www.menton.fr/fre/La-Mairie-et-les-Services/Services-a-la-Population/Services-Education-Jeunesse-et-Sports/Le-service-des-Sports

City-organized Cultural Events & Activities: http://www.menton.fr/fre/La-Mairie-et-les-Services/Services-a-la-Population/Les-Services-culturels

Police

Bureau de Police
2 rue des Soeurs Munet
04 92 03 07 42

Commissariat de Police
9 rue Partouneaux
04 93 28 66 00

Pharmacies

Pharmacie Victoria
27 rue St Michael
04 93 35 71 39

Pharmacie Centrale
13 Place Georges Clemenceau
04 93 35 71 52

Grande Pharmacie Mentonnaise
32 Rue République
04 92 10 00 85

Banks

Crédit Mutuel
24 rue République
08 20 22 88 09

BNP Paribas – Menton
18 Avenue Félix Faure
06503 MENTON
08 20 82 00 01

Société Générale
27 Porte de France
04 093 35 67 39

Post Office

Cours George V

Library

Bibliothèque Municipale de Menton
8 Avenue Boyer
04 92 41 76 60

Hospital

Centre hospitalier La Palmosa
2 ave Antoine Péglion BP
189 06507 Menton Cedex
04 93 28 77 77
ch.menton@wanadoo.fr

Getting to Menton

By Plane

Aéroport Nice-Côte d’Azur is the closest airport to Menton, about 45 minutes by car. Taxis from the airport to Menton may cost up to 150 euros, but a much cheaper option is Bus Line 110 which departs from both terminals of Nice’s airport and stop in the Menton bus station in the city center. Make sure you purchase your bus tickets from the kiosk outside the terminal before you enter the bus. You may find bus schedules and details below and at http://uk.niceairportxpress.com.

RCA Bus Link Menton / Aéroport de Nice

  • First Departure from Menton: 5:30 a.m.
  • One bus every hour from 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • Bus departs every half-hour from Nice Airport Terminal 1 from 8:45 a.m. until 9:15 p.m.
  • Average travel time from Menton to the airport (trip may take longer in heavy traffic): approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes

By Train

The central station of Menton is about 20 minutes by foot from campus. It is in the heart of the city and has direct services to Monaco and major cities in southern France including Nice (30 minutes) and Cannes. For more information on train schedules, consult the TER/SNCF: http://www.ter-sncf.com/Region/paca/gare/Menton.aspx.

Gare de Menton centre

Place de la Gare

Menton-Garavan Train Station
Porte de France (500m from the Italian border)
T.G.V. Menton/Paris: one train daily

Average Travel Times
Nice-Menton: 35 minutes
Paris (Austerlitz)-Menton: 7 hours
Lyon-Menton: 5 hours, 30 minutes
Lille-Menton: 12 hours
Marseille-Menton: 3 hours, 30 minutes
Bordeaux-Menton: 9 hours

For more information, consult the TER/SNCF.

Driving to Menton

The Côte d’Azur is connected to the rest of Europe by an excellent highway system.  
Paris - Menton: 960 km (approximately 597 miles)
Via the autoroute du Soleil: 9 hours (Autoroute A8 Exit n°59)
Via the nationale 7: 14 hours

Getting around in Menton

Taking the bus with the Transports de la Riviera
Consulter les Horaires des Bus

Night Bus (NocTam'bus)
Secure public transport for youth that offers routes along the coast a night, particularly at closing time for shows and nightclubs.  The NocTam’bus service operates Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, as well as holidays.  
informations voyageurs: consulter le site du Conseil Général des Alpes Maritimes

By Taxi

Contact the Taxis de Menton:

Area
Phone Number
Gare SNCF 04 92 10 47 02
Casino 04 92 10 47 01
Mairie 04 92 10 47 00
Garavan 04 92 10 45 03


On Foot

Menton is not a large city (approximately 30,000 inhabitants) – it is easy to get around on foot.