Transportation

Train Station in Aix-en-Provence

TGV Station

Aix’s TGV station, 15km from the centre, is a stop on the high-speed Paris–Marseille line. Bus 40 runs from the TGV station to Aix’s bus station (€4.30, 15 minutes, every 15 minutes).Note that the direct Eurostar th…
Bicycle in Marseille

Le Vélo

Pick up and drop off blue city bikes from 130 stations across the city and along the coastal road to the beaches. Users must subscribe online first (per week/year €1/5, plus a €150 security deposit). The first 30 mi…
Ferry in Marseille

Frioul If Express

Ferries leave for Château d’If from the southeastern corner of the Vieux Port (20 minutes, up to 10 daily). You can also visit the nearby, rocky Îles de Frioul on a single or combined ticket (one/two islands €11/16,…
Train Station in Aix-en-Provence

City Centre Train Station

The city-centre train station, at the southern end of av Victor Hugo, serves Marseille (€8.30, 45 minutes). Not to be confused with the Aix-en-Provence TGV station, where high-speed trains from Marseille stop (and a…
Bicycle Rental in Aix-en-Provence

AixenVelo

Opposite the train station. Rents bikes with electrical motors and has mapped several itineraries around town. You can also take guided bike tours (per day €195) or download free pdf brochures with map and highlight…
Train Station in Marseille

Gare St-Charles

Regular and TGV trains serve Marseille's main station, also a junction for both metro lines. It's about 20 minutes' walk northeast of the Viuex Port. The left-luggage office is next to platform A.
Bus Station in Marseille

Bus Station

On the northern side of the train station. Buy tickets here or from the driver. Services to some destinations, including Cassis, use the Halte Routière Sud, south of the centre.
Ferry in Marseille

Cross-Port Ferry

For tired or mobility-challenged sightseers, this passenger ferry runs across the harbour between the town hall (northern side) and place aux Huiles (southern side) of the Vieux Port. Departures every 10 minutes.
Bus in Marseille

Espace Infos RTM

Most bus services start in front of the Espace Infos RTM, where you can get information and tickets. They also run navettes (ferries) from the Vieux Port to L'Estaque and la Pointe Rouge.
Airport in Marseille

Aéroport Marseille-Provence

Located 25km northwest of Marseille in Marignane. There are regular year-round flights to nearly all major French cities, plus major hubs in the UK, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Spain.