There are three airports suitable for flying to Saint Tropez, La Mole (local), Nice Cote d'Azur and Marseille Provence. The following drive times from the airports to St Tropez are approximate and can be affected by heavy traffic during peak holiday times:
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The local airport at La Mole is about a 40-minute drive from the village of Saint-Tropez and is accessible for international arrivals via Nice airport. La Mole is serviced by several helicopter companies who offer regular flights in summer (May to October), to and from Nice Cote d'Azur airport. Helicopter transfers from Nice or any of the other French Riviera resorts to La Mole are certainly a quicker and far more stylish option than driving! In addition, Air-Glaciers offer flights to and from Geneva and Sion in Switzerland.
The nearest major airport is Nice Cote d'Azur, which is serviced by a number of the major airlines. This wide choice of airlines means that prices are often competitive. Have a look at our Flight Finder to help your planning. As always, prices will be at a premium during the school holidays and at weekends. The driving time from Nice airport to Saint Tropez is around 1 hour 30 minutes.
Marseille Provence Airport is also serviced by a good number of the major airlines. It is slightly further away that Nice and will involve a 2-hour drive to Saint Tropez, if you are hiring a car or taking a private transfer.
For onward travel from the airport, transfers or shuttle services are convenient and car hire is a widely available at all of the airports, allowing you to drive directly to your accommodation. For a luxury experience, you can book helicopter transfers from Nice airport, massively cutting down on travel time. Some of the luxury hotels also offer an airport pick-up service so it is best to enquire about this directly before you book a car.
You can also take public transport (bus or train) from Nice and Marseille airports that will take you to Saint Tropez village.