About Marseille Provence Airport (MRS)
Marseille Provence Airport serves the French city of Marseille and the wider region of Provence in the south of France. Our Marseille Provence Airport guide contains essential information about the airport, including contact numbers, details of terminal facilities and recommendations for nearby accommodation.
Information desks (tel: +33 820 811 414) are located in the main halls of both terminals. Reception staff can advise on airport facilities, the times of flight arrivals and departures and connecting flights.
Marseille Provence Airport is located on the D20 at Marignane. From central Marseille, take the A55 motorway to the Autoroute du Soleil / A7 northbound and follow signs to the airport.
Transfer between terminals:
The terminals are within walking distance of each other.
BP 7 Aéroport
Marseille Provence Airport is situated 25km (16 miles) northwest of Marseille.
+33 820 811 414
Public transport road:
Shuttle: There are shuttle buses from Marseille Provence Airport to Marseille St Charles railway station (journey time: 20-30 minutes; fare: €8.30) and to Aix-en-Provence bus and TGV train stations (journey time: 30-40 minutes; fare: €8.30).
Taxi: Taxis are available 24 hours a day and can be ordered in advance (tel: +33 4 4288 1144; www.taxis-aeroport.com). The fare to central Marseille is approximately €50 during the day and €60 at night, and the journey time is around 20 minutes.
Public transport rail:
Rail: Regular free shuttle buses link the terminals with the Vitrolles Aéroport railway station, which is a five-minute ride away. From here, regular SNCF (tel: +33 800 114 023; www.ter-sncf.com) trains operate to Marseille (journey time: 16 minutes; fare: €5.10) and numerous other destinations, including Avignon and Montpellier. Tickets can be purchased from automatic machines in the airport or at the train station.
ATMs and a bureau de change can be found in the terminals.
There are various cafés and restaurants in the public areas of the terminals and in the boarding lounges. These range from brasseries serving local dishes to international coffee and fast food chains. Automatic vending machines can be found in the concourses to provide light snacks and drinks.
There are duty-free shops for passengers leaving the EU and newsagents in both terminals. There are also shops selling local produce and handicrafts and a couple of specialist perfumery/cosmetics outlets.
Trolleys can be found throughout Marseille Provence Airport, and porters are available on request. For lost and found items, contact PCPA (tel: +33 820 142 410) on the ground floor of Hall 3.
Other services available at Marseille Provence Airport include baby changing facilities, near the boarding lounge, and showers in Hall 1.
Conference and business:
The Business Centre (tel: +33 4 4214 2774 or +33 4 4214 2778) is located in Hall 4 on the first floor of the mp1 terminal. This area offers private offices, meeting rooms and lounges for hire. Up to 250 people can be accommodated in the Panoramique Lounge in Hall 1 of terminal mp1. Facilities here include telephones, fax, internet and audiovisual equipment, while its services range from personal porters and catering to a limousine service. Further meeting facilities are also available at some of the nearby hotels.
Marseille Provence Airport has adapted toilets, lifts and reserved parking spaces for disabled passengers. Other facilities for wheelchair users can be provided on request, passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline at least 48 hours before travelling.
There are more than 9,000 parking spaces in nine car parks at Marseille Provence Airport, including covered and outdoor areas. Covered parking is available close to the terminal in P6; short-term parking is available in P2, P8 and P9; medium-term parking is available in car parks P10 and P5; and long-term parking is available in P1, P3 and P7. The first 40 minutes of parking in P2 and P8 are free of charge.
A separate budget facility, Chèques Parking, also offers long-term parking and spaces can be booked via the airport's website. Valet parking is available upon request.
Car hire companies at Marseille Provence Airport include: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt as well as a few local operators. Desks for each of these providers are situated on the ground floor of Hall 4 (domestic arrivals). The parking areas for car hire vehicles are located between car parks P3, P7 and P8.