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Arrival 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:

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 :

The city

Last city before the Italian border, Menton is an internationally-renowned resort town known for its mild climate, its Lemon Festival, and its exotic gardens.

The city, which also hosts the largest Cocteau museum in the world, is small in size and pleasant, particularly favorable for developing personal ties. Hospitable to students from all over the world, accustomed to cultural exchanges due to its location along the border, Menton offers its visitors a unique experience.

Visa and residence permit in France:

In no case will the administration of Sciences Po be held responsible if students did not carry out the necessary procedures to obtain a residence permit.

Site of the French Office of Immigration and Integration


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