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Marseille Provence Airport

Marseille Provence Airport (MRS)

Overview

Located 16 miles (27km) northwest of Marseille, Marseille Provence Airport is the main air travel hub for the Provence region of southeastern France. The fifth-busiest airport in the country, the facility processes 7.5 million passengers per year.

Marseille Provence Airport serves a holiday region with several popular resort towns, including Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, and Miramas. Several budget airlines offer flights to Marseille Provence Airport, and the facility itself has a 'budget' feel to it with basic facilities and crowded waiting areas.

Flights to Marseille Provence Airport come from cities all over Europe, including major destinations like Paris, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Casablanca, Frankfurt, Geneva, Athens, Barcelona, Istanbul and Lisbon.

Location

The airport is located 15 miles (24km) north of Marseille and 16 miles (26km) south of Aix-en-Provence.

Getting to the city

Shuttle buses leave every 20 minutes for Marseille Saint-Charles Rail Station, where connections can be made to other destinations; buses also connect the airport with Aix-en-Provence bus station and Aix-TGV rail station. Metered taxis are available outside the terminal.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +33 (0)4 4214 1414.

Car rental

Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt are represented at the airport; desks are located on the ground floor of Hall 4.

Facilities

Facilities include a variety of retail outlets and duty free shopping; bars, restaurants and cafes, internet cafés, a Business Centre, and banks, ATMs and bureaux de change.

Parking

Parking at Marseille Provence Airport starts at €6 for the first four hours and goes up to €15 per day in lots P1 and P6; €4 for the first hour up to €12.50 per day in P5 and P10; and €3 for the first hour up to €9.50 per day for P3 and P7, which are further away but served by a free shuttle.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.marseille-airport.com

Airlines

Flights to Marseille Provence Airport are available via Aer Lingus, Air France, Air Malta, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, easyJet, Iberia, Jet4you, KLM, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Spanair, TAP Portugal and Tunisair.

Internet

Wifi is available in the business centre and Halls 1, 3 and 4.

Business Lounges

There is a business centre in Hall 4 with meeting and conference rooms, internet-ready workstations, and catering services. Fees start at €16.73 per hour. Copy machines are located in Halls 1, 3 and 4.


Marseille Provence Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.