Traveling from Venice to Aix-en-Provence

Does anyone have any good ideas how to travel from Venice to Aix-en-Provence without taking 9 hours or breaking the bank?

Posted by Tim
Minneapolis, MN, USA
8700 posts

Air France flies non-stop between Venice Marco Polo and Marseille, but not every day of the week. The fare can be less than €100. Take the train from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence.

Posted by Jeff
Bend, OR, United States
1159 posts

EasyJet has low fare flights - €24.5 - several days a week from Venice to Lyon and you can catch the train from there.

Posted by Larry
Elk Grove, CA, USA
6888 posts

One option is to take the Thello night train from Venice to Lyon. Departs at 19:57 and arrives Lyon TGV at 8:40am. One train change at 6:29 in France. At Lyon, you can then take a 90-min TGV to Aix-en-Provence departing at 9:06 or 10:06. Yes, this takes 14+ hours on the train but at least you are on an overnight sleeper which avoids a hotel stay.

Posted by Ellen
Seattle, WA
21 posts

Thanks guys,
I think we will fly from Venice to Marseille and rent a car to go to Aix. We will be in Aix a week so we need a car to see the sights. Can't wait!