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Airports in Marseille

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.

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

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