Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
It is the fifth-biggest airport in France with respect to passenger traffic. Also, it is the third busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic. Air France uses this airport (Marseille Provence Airport code) as a hub city. The airport offered 132 regular destinations in summer 2013, the most in France after the Parisian airports.
Yes. Vitrolles-Aeroport Marseilles Provence train station is the nearest train station to the Marseille Airport (MRS Airport code) and it may be reached through a free shuttle bus that departs from the bus platform number 5. It may be helpful to know that a single second-class ticket to Marseille costs €5.20.
Taking the Bus from Marseille Airport is the best way to reach Aix en Provence.
Step 1: Arrive at the Marseille Gare de Saint-Charles Bus Station.
Step 2: Purchase an Aix-en-Provence ticket at the Ticket Office.
Step 3: Look at the information board to see which bus stop your bus to Aix-en-Provence will stop at.
Step 4: Make your way to the bus stop where you have been assigned.
Yes, the Marseille Airport (MRS airport code) is located in Marignane, about 25 kilometres (15 miles) north-west of urban Marseille and about the same distance south-west of Aix-en-Provence. It has two terminals that are easily accessible by covering walking distance.
Yes. Marseille (MRS) Airport is the closest airport to Aix-en-Provence, at a distance of 20.9 kilometres. Along with this, Toulon/Hyères (TLN) (75.1 km), Montpellier (MPL) (120.2 km), Nice (NCE) (142.1 km), and Beziers (BZR) are also neighbouring airports (170.7 km). But MRS Airport is preferred by a large number of passengers.
You have two options for getting from the Marseille Provence Airport to the city of Aix en Provence: cab or bus. Both forms of transportation are direct and take approximately 30 minutes to complete. In normal traffic, the airport shuttle bus will take around 32 minutes and cost 8.30€ one-way. Taking a taxi from Marseille airport to Aix en Provence is marginally faster, taking only 30 minutes but costs 50€ during the day and 60€ at night.
Uber is available at Marseille Airport. It allows you to have a convenient and comfortable ride to your destination. With this ride being available, you will not have to worry much about travelling from the MRS Airport to where you actually want to reach.