Ports of Call
Marseille Provence Airport
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.
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 the airport regularly 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.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Tel: +33 (0)4 4214 1414.
Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt are represented at the airport.
Metered taxis are avaliable outside the airport.
Facilities include a variety of retail outlets and duty-free shopping; bars, restaurants and cafes, a Business Centre, and banks, ATMs and bureaux de change.
Parking at Marseille Provence Airport costs about €7 for the first hour and goes up to €16 per day in lots P1 and P6; €5 for the first hour up to €13 per day in P5 and P10; and €4.50 for the first hour up to €9.50 per day for P3 and P7, which are farther away but served by a free shuttle.
Wifi is available in the business centre and Halls 1, 3 and 4.
There is a business centre in Hall 4 with meeting and conference rooms, internet-ready workstations, and catering services.
Marseille Provence Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.