How to get to the port of Marseille from the airport?

How to get to the port of Marseille from the airport-

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How to get to the port of Marseille from the airport?

Marseille-Provence Airport (MRS) is located approximately 25 kilometers from the Marseille cruise port. There are several options to reach these two destinations, each with its advantages and disadvantages.

By public transport

For an economical option, choose public transport . Take line 91 towards Saint Charles station (30/40 min journey), then take the metro and get off at the Joliette stop (duration 2 min). Then take bus number 35 T to the cruise port (Gate 4), “Terminal Croisières” stop. Allow approximately 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes for the journey.

  • Please note, having done this route several times for financial reasons in the past, be prepared to walk a distance of 2.5 km to cross the port and reach the check-in point. If you have just one suitcase it’s fine, but two hello damage…

Line 91 Marseille Airport → Saint Charles Station

  • Timetable – Departures every 10 minutes from 7:55 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Prices – Adult €10 – 12/25 years old €7 – Under 11 years old €5.

In taxi

Taxi is a faster and more comfortable way to travel, but it is also more expensive as is the private transfer. The journey takes about 30 minutes and costs about 60/70 euros. This rate is an estimate, we have already paid more when there was traffic and Marseille without traffic is like eating a pain au chocolat without chocolate!😂

Private transfer (→ 7 people)

If you are a large family or a group of friends with suitcases, I can recommend this private transfer. If you were planning to take a taxi, knowing that at 7 it’s always a hassle, a new service has emerged.

Marseille airport transfer → cruise port & Marseille cruise port → Airport

  • Experience a hassle-free journey with this private transfer service from Marseille airport to cruise port. Enjoy a luxury minibus, driven by English-speaking professionals.
  • Enjoy included airport waiting time, meet and greet service and free cancellation up to 24 hours before arrival for ultimate flexibility.

Marseille airport transfer → cruise port

Luxury minivan for up to 7 people – Price – 124 $

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By car

  • The large seaport of Marseille is located at exit no. 5 on the A 55 (Gate 4 – La Calade – L’Estaque).
  • The Port de la Joliette (J4), located at the foot of the Major Cathedral, is accessible by leaving the A55 motorway at exit no. 4: la Joliette / Les Arnavaux / Arenc / Les Ports.

Cruise parking at the port of Marseille

Cruise Parking at the Marseille Provence Cruise Terminal ( MPCT ).

  • If you wish to leave your vehicle during the cruise, the rate is €14 per vehicle and per 24-hour period.
  • Package beyond 10 days per car and per cruise: €140 including tax.
  • Payment can be made by credit card or cash at the automatic cash registers located on the ground floor of the MPCT, in the baggage area.
  • 2000 parking spaces are available, and reservations have not been possible for several months but rest assured parking and spaces are guaranteed.

Marseille city center car parks

How to get to the port of Marseille from the airport?

If you prefer to park your vehicle in the city center of Marseille or in the surrounding area, here is a list of car parks.

What is the best way to get from Marseille airport to the cruise port?

How to get to the port of Marseille from the airport? The best way depends on your needs and budget.

  • If you are looking for an economical solution, public transportation is the best option.
  • Are you looking for a quick and comfortable solution? Taxi and private transfer are the best options.
  • Are you coming by car? You can get to the cruise port on your own.

Here are some tips for choosing the best option for you:

  • Plan your trip in advance.  This will allow you to know public transport timetables and taxi fares.
  • Compare the different options (you’ve come to the right place).  This will allow you to find the solution that suits you best.
  • Think about your budget.  Some options, such as taxi or private transfer, may be more expensive than others.

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