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Aix-en-Provence to Marseille airport

Looks like the train not best way as it goes to Marseille city first, then airport - almost 2 hours !, or am reading it wrong ?
Need to catch early flight to Frankfurt three home Toronto.
Will have dropped off rental car already

Posted by
344 posts

Are you leaving from Aix center? The Aix en Provence bus station Gare Routière is just a few blocks from the Aix city center train station. I know an Air France pilot who lives in the Aix-en-P area and uses the bus to go to work, so very reliable service.

Posted by
799 posts

Yes, if you can return the car the next morning it will be more convenient, the drive from Aix-en-Provence is easy before 7.30 AM (lots of traffic after, beware). A car in Aix is useless but you can park it at the "Rotonde" carpark for instance, and have a very easy way in and out of town.

Posted by
42 posts

My wife and I took bus line 40 from the gare routiere in Aix to the Marseille airport last June. It was inexpensive, comfortable, and only took about 30 minutes. They depart about every 30 minutes, as I recall.

Posted by
555 posts

Just a point of info. The Marseille Airport (MAR) isn't IN Marseille, its in Marignae. Marignae is only about 15 Miles South-West of Aix-en Provence. :)