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Marseille Provence Airport

Marseille Provence Airport (MRS)

Overview

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 16 miles (25km) north of Marseille and 17 miles (28km) south of Aix-en-Provence.

Getting to the city

Shuttle buses leave the airport regularly for Marseille Saint-Charles bus and railway station, where connections can be made to other destinations. Buses also connect the airport with Vitrolles-aéroport Marseille Provence train station and Aix-en-Provence TGV railway station.

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.

Airport Taxis

Metered taxis are avaliable outside the airport.

Facilities

Facilities include a variety of retail outlets and duty-free shops; bars, restaurants and cafes, rooms and offices for business, banks, ATMs and bureaux de change.

Parking

Parking at Marseille Provence Airport varies in cost depending on the choice of parking lot and length of stay. Lots that are closest to the Halls are more expensive.

Website

www.marseille-airport.com

Internet

Free wifi is available at the airport.

Business Lounges

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.