Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur is served by four international airports and three TGV stations with trains from Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, London, Brussels, Antwerp and Amsterdam, plus connections by sea.
Coming by Air
The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is served by four major international airports :
From Marseille-Provence airport, shuttle buses serve Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Salon-de-Provence, Arles, Nîmes, Montpellier, Toulon, Saint-Tropez, Nice and more.
List of all cities served
In winter, the “Navettes Blanches” (White Shuttles) serve the Southern Alps ski resorts every Saturday. (Information and bookings from abroad: +33 (0)4 91 46 64 67 or www.info-ler.fr/index.php)
The train station “Vitrolles airport” is only 10 minutes by bus.
Taxis are available upon arrival of each flight.
+33 (0)4 42 14 14 14
List of international flights
Avignon Airport is just 10 minutes by car from the city centre and it also has a bus link (route 30). Taxis are available upon arrival of each flight.
+33 (0)4 90 81 51 51
List of national and international flights
Toulon-Hyères Airport is just a 5-10 minute drive from Hyères city centre – it also has a bus route to Toulon (102) or Hyères town center (63). Taxis are available upon arrival of each flight.
+33 (0)8 25 01 83 87
Nice Côte d’Azur
Coming by Train
Avignon TGV Station (2 ½ hours from Paris Gare de Lyon)
Regular shuttles to the city centre in 10 minutes.
Avignon City Centre Station
This second train station has regional trains and Eurostar direct from London St. Pancras in summer (every Saturday from July to September.)
Information : https://www.eurostar.com/uk-en
Aix-en-Provence TGV Station (2 hours 50 minutes from Paris Gare de Lyon)
Regular bus shuttles (departure every 15 minutes) to the city centre.
Information and booking on the French railway network
You can hire a car upon arrival at the train station.
Marseille Saint-Charles Station (3 hours from Paris Gare de Lyon)
This train station has direct trains from Brussels every day. From Marseilles Saint-Charles, the TER network has more than 100 destinations. The TGV also connects to Marne-la-Vallée and Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport several times a day. Thalys from Brussels, Antwerp and Amsterdam connect to Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille every Saturday from 27 June to 29 August. Information and bookings. France – Spain TGVs also link Barcelona to Marseille in 4 hours, 30 minutes.
Coming by Car
In France, safety belts are mandatory for front and rear seats. Children under 10 years of age have to be seated in children’s seats.
- 50 km/h in town
- 130 km/h on motorway
- 110 km/h on dual carriageway/highway
- 80 km/h on other roads
Motorway Information: +33 (0)836 68 10 77
Regional Centre for Road Information: +33 (0)4 91 78 78 78