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Flights to Marseille

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Last minute flights to Marseille

Departure Tue, 07 Jan Return Fri, 10 Jan
STN London
MRS Marseille
return from £21
Departure Tue, 07 Jan Return Sat, 11 Jan
MAN Manchester
MRS Marseille
return from £44
Departure Thu, 12 Dec Return Thu, 19 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
MRS Marseille
return from £61
Departure Thu, 09 Jan Return Sat, 11 Jan
BRS Bristol
MRS Marseille
return from £145
Popular flight routes to Marseille
London - Marseille
return from £20
Manchester - Marseille
return from £39
Edinburgh - Marseille
return from £110
Birmingham - Marseille
return from £114
Bristol - Marseille
return from £144
Tunis - Marseille
return from £194

Trips to Marseille

Marseille travel

The French town of Marseille is an absolute delight with its relaxing beaches, varied history, delicious cuisine and fascinating culture. It was once part of the Roman Empire and has been under different rulers from the Visigoths to Emperor Charlemagne. The port of Marseille played a vital role in the economic development of the city during ancient and modern times. Marseille is also a significant research and education centre and, today, Marseille is one of the most important tourist destinations in France. Numerous flights to Marseille bring visitors to this bustling metropolis every day on business and pleasure. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Marseille!

Things to do and places to see in Marseille

Marseille is France's second biggest metropolitan area after the capital, Paris. It is not only popular as a tourist spot, but as a business destination with many high tech and services companies calling it home. Relax at a sandy beach, unwind at the bars, dance at the clubs or shop. Stroll through parks, visit stimulating museums or admire the city's architecture. There is no such thing as boredom with the number of things you can do on trips to Marseille.

When visiting Marseille, be sure to:

  • Reconnect with history and visit the Old Port of Marseille
  • Check out the historic basilica, the Notre-Dame de la Garde
  • Get some fresh air at the Palais Longchamp with its park and museums
  • Go to Château d'If, a fortress and prison on a tiny island
  • Watch a sports event at the Stade Velodrome
  • Admire the well-manicured gardens of the 18th century Parc Borely
  • Trace the city's history at the Marseille History Museum
  • Get to know the culture of Marseille at La Vieille Charite, a cultural centre
  • Take in the sight of Fort Saint-Jean, an impressive fortification built in 1660
  • Tour the medieval Abbey of St. Victor
  • Enjoy sumptuous cuisine at one of the restaurants in the city
  • Let your hair down and dance until morning with friends
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Marseille airports

Marseille Provence Airport is where cheap flights to Marseille land. It is France's fifth busiest airport serving 152 destinations and 8.2 million passengers. Scheduled, chartered and budget flights touch down at this airport which has two terminals: mp1 (legacy terminal) and mp2 (low-cost terminal). A total of 12,000 parking spaces are available and there are shops, restaurants, cash machines, currency exchange and car rental counters at the airport.

  • Marseille Provence Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Marseille Airport are the following: Air France, Ryanair et easyJet.

    Location

    Marseille Provence Airport is located approximately 27km northwest of the city of Marseille.

    Transport options

    The airport is well-connected to three motorways: A7, A8 and A54. A railway station connects the airport to the city centre and other destinations. From the centre, take the train Vitrolles-Aeroport Marseille Provence. Eight bus routes also service the airport to the city. Other ways of moving around Marseille include taxis, shuttles and rental cars.

  • Montpellier Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Montpellier including: Air France, easyJet and Hop !.

    Location

    Montpellier Airport is located just a few miles from the city centre, halfway between Provence and Catalonia in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

    Transport options

    The airport is about a ten-minute drive from the city centre via the D66. An airport shuttle (line 120) links the airport with Place de l'Europe tram station where you can take line 1 to the city centre and railway station. In summer, there is a tramway shuttle and beach shuttle service. Taxis wait outside the arrivals hall exit.

FAQ's about Marseille

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Marseille?
The top month to book flights to Marseille is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Marseille flights is August. In third place: June. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Marseille, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Marseille?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Marseille is... August. The next best month to travel to Marseille is July. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Marseille. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Marseille is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Marseille should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Marseille, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Marseille departing from over 8 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Marseille at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Marseille’s airport?
Marseille is served by 2 airport[s]. Nice Côte d Azur Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 8 cities, such as London, Manchester and Edinburgh, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Marseille’s airport from the city centre?
Marseille’s airport Nice Côte d Azur Airport is located 96 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Marseille’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.52 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Nice Côte d Azur Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Marseille centre is around 3.17 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Marseille. Pick your preferred car type and get from Nice Côte d Azur Airport to Marseille city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Marseille city centre?
There are many ways to get from Nice Côte d Azur Airport to central Marseille:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Nice Côte d Azur Airport to Marseille city centre when driving is 2 hours 5 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Marseille city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 3 hours 43 mins.
By Train:
Commuting from Nice Côte d Azur Airport to central Marseille by Train takes around 3 hours 48 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Marseille?
If you are going to Marseille, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.40 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 42.21 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 7.01 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 5.06 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.22 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.25 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.93 GBP
  • - Water: 1.27 GBP

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