Marseille Provence Airport is the international airport of Marseille. It is, next to Nice Airport, an important port of entry for tourist for the French Mediterranean coast.
The airport has two terminals, the main terminal (MP1) is used for both domestic and international flights, and the new MP2 terminal for budget / low-cost airlines.
Marseille Provence Airport is located 30 km northwest of the city center.
Shuttles buses for Marseille city center, the Navette Marseille Aeroport bus, depart every 15 minutes from outside Terminal 1: on platform 1 between hall 1 and hall 3/4. The ride into the city will take about 30 minutes and will cost 8 euro for a one-way ticket. Tickets can be bought at the booth or online.
You can also take a train to central Marseille but you would need to take the free Airport Shuttle bus first. This bus leaves every 20 minutes from platform 3 outside Terminal NP1 for the Vitrolles Aeroport Station and takes about 5 minutes. From this station several direct and non-stop trains depart every hour to Marseille central station (Gare St. Charles). A train ticket costs 5.10 euro and can be bought at the booths or vending machines.
See for tickets and schedule: buses: navettemarseilleaeroport.com .
A taxi to central Marsille is about 50 euro, but a bit more in early morning and late evening.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
Most flights from Marseille Provence Airport are to Amsterdam and to Paris but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Air France. Every day there are flights to 10 destinations from Marseille Provence Airport. Here are the most popular destinations: