What shuttles are available at Marseille Airport?

Published on 4 mai 2023



To reach your destination from Marseille airport, here are the available shuttles that you must know. We provide information on travel times, prices and shuttle schedules.

1. Line 91 to get to the centre of Marseille from Marignane airport 🚎

Navette de bus

Every day, line 91 runs between Saint-Charles central station and Marseille airport, including public holidays and weekends. It offers a non-stop direct transfer between the two stations. The journey takes about 25 minutes, but can take up to 50 minutes during peak hours.

The Gare Saint-Charles Marseille – Marignane airport shuttle departs every ten minutes during the day (from 8 am to 8:15 pm) and every 20 minutes from 4:10 am to 7:30 am and from 8:30 pm to 1:30 am. The price is €10 for adults and €5 for children aged 6 to 11. These prices are valid for a one-way trip. For a round trip, you must pay €16 and €10 respectively. For children under 5, the trip is free.

2. Marseille airport VTC shuttles

Navette VTC

The most flexible way for the Marseille airport shuttle is to use specialized VTC services. Indeed, some brands are exclusively responsible for transportation to and from Marignane airport. These services are available 24/7 every day and allow you to go to the airport from any place. This is a good solution if you are ever faced with (e) time constraints compared to the Marseille airport shuttles. The mountain bikes take you back to the destination of your choice. As such, several vehicle choices are available and can accommodate up to 7 passengers and their luggage.

However, the services offered by VTC shuttles are relatively expensive and target professionals. If you plan to take a shuttle bus from Marignane airport to the centre of Marseille, you will have to pay a €120 return fare. This offer concerns a single vehicle up to 4 passengers. For a 7-passenger van, you have to pay €140. The journey time varies greatly depending on your starting point, but also the road and traffic conditions. During peak hours, travel time can double or even triple compared to usual. The shuttle will leave you at Terminal 1 at the taxi area.

3. public transport

3.1. Line 40 to go to Aix-en-Provence

This one serves Marseille airport and the bus station of Aix-en-Provence. It makes a slight detour to the TGV station of Aix-en-Provence. The journey time is estimated at about 30 minutes to reach Aix-en-Provence from the Airport. This shuttle is operational every day of the week with identical schedules (4:50 a.m. – 11:25 p.m. / 5:22 a.m. to 11:57 p.m.) and a frequency of passage every 15 minutes.

3.2. Line 17 to reach Salon-de-Provence


You also have the possibility to reach the town of Salon-de-Provence from Marseille airport with line no. 17. The first departure is at 5:40 am, while the last departure is at 8:00 pm. The journey between these two points is 45 minutes to 1 hour.

3.3. Line 38 to reach Martigues

Bus no. 38 is the preferred route to the city of Martigues from the airport and vice versa. The journey time is about 45 minutes. This line runs from Monday to Friday and extends to the Pierre Plantée bus station in Vitrolles.

3.4. Line 37 to Marseille Arenc

It connects Marseille Arenc Le Silo and Marignane airport every Monday until Fridays. The travel time is about 30 minutes. This line is closed on weekends.

4. Engage Blue Valet

Marseille airport

If you take a flight from Marseille airport and you don’t know where to put your vehicle, don’t panic! Blue Valet is your essential ally. We offer the best complete valet services on the market. Simply go to the airport where one of our drivers will be waiting for you. He will pick up your keys and park your car in our secure parking and near the airport. On D-Day, the valet number will be communicated to you by text, one hour before your departure. Contact him to agree where you will place your vehicle. Same for the return, you will call your valet to return your car as soon as you leave the terminal.

Blue Valet’s service is reliable and relevant, you don’t have to worry about the safety of your car while enjoying our affordable rate!


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