Located in Corsica’s capital, Ajaccio Airport receives international flights all year long, making it the busiest airport on the island. Besides renting a car, there are two ways to make your way from Ajaccio Airport to the city centre; either by taxi or by bus. Booking your Ajaccio airport taxi in advance is the fastest and most convenient transportation option as in about 15 minutes it will take you directly to your hotel or apartment. A more budget-friendly alternative is taking the airport shuttle bus, which runs multiple times daily and will reach the train station in the city centre in about 20 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Ajaccio at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
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How to Get from Ajaccio Airport to Ajaccio City Centre
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How to get from Ajaccio Airport to the city centre by taxi
Getting from Ajaccio Airport to the city centre by taxi is a convenient option no matter what time your flight arrives. You can take a taxi from the rank or you can pre-book your Ajaccio Airport taxi and avoid waiting in line. The journey takes only about 15 minutes in light traffic so you’ll reach your hotel or apartment quickly and comfortably.
Taxi fare from Ajaccio Airport to Ajaccio city centre
Airport taxis in Ajaccio are regulated by the state; there is a set per kilometre rate and the price is calculated using a taximeter that all taxis must use for the entire ride. The price for a standard taxi for up to 4 passengers is about €25 during the daytime and €33 during the nighttime or on public holidays.
Taxi sign on the roof of an official Ajaccio taxi
*Prices may vary unless you book a taxi in advance.
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Taxis are available 24/7 at Ajaccio Airport.
Where do I get a taxi from?
If you choose to take a taxi from the rank at Ajaccio Airport, make sure it’s an official taxi. There are taxis available 24/7 on the arrivals level, in front of the main terminal.
If you’re looking for the fastest and most convenient transportation option to get from Ajaccio Airport to the city centre, then you should definitely opt for taking an airport taxi. Better yet, book your Ajaccio Airport taxi in advance to ensure a fixed rate and avoid waiting in line with the rest of the travellers arriving at the same time as you. You’ll arrive at your destination in comfort, instead of getting crammed in a crowded bus during the summer.
Taking an Ajaccio airport taxi is the best transportation option for families or larger groups. It's much more comfortable than taking the bus and all things considered, it's a great value for money choice compared to taking the bus.
How to get from Ajaccio Airport to the city centre by bus
Getting from Ajaccio Airport to Ajaccio city centre by bus is the only public transport option to reach the city. Bus line 8 runs multiple times per day all year long and the journey takes about 20 minutes in light traffic.
How much is the bus from Ajaccio Airport to Ajaccio city centre?
A single ticket for the shuttle bus from Ajaccio Airport to the city centre costs €10 if you purchase it onboard. You can get a ticket for €8 if you purchase it online in advance; in that case, you can use the same ticket to board other bus lines operated by the same company.
Airport bus line 8 from/to Ajaccio Airport.
The price is for a single ticket bought on the bus.
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There is a bus available every hour from 05:20 until 23:20 during high season but make sure to check the latest timetable.
Where do I get the bus from?
The airport bus departs from the arrivals level at Ajaccio Airport’s main terminal; if you follow the signs after you reach the exit, you should have no trouble locating it.
The airport shuttle bus is a cheaper alternative to taking a taxi, especially if you’re travelling alone. Bus line 8 runs multiple times per day, all year long, but the timetable changes between high and low season so if you’re in a hurry it’s best to have a look at the scheduled departures beforehand.
Taking the airport bus is a great choice if you're travelling solo as it's half the price of an airport taxi. For 2 travellers or more, the price is more or less the same, so you might as well take an airport taxi to reach your destination faster and more comfortably.
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Frequently asked questions
How can I get from Ajaccio airport to the city?
If you don’t wish to drive while you’re on vacation, there are two different ways to get from Ajaccio Airport to the city. You can take either take an Ajaccio airport taxi, which will take you to directly your destination in 15 minutes or the airport shuttle bus; line 8 will take you to the central train station in about 20 minutes.
How far is Ajaccio Airport from the city centre?
Ajaccio Airport is located approximately 7 kilometres east of Ajaccio city centre. By car or by taxi, the journey takes about 15 minutes in light traffic.
What’s the cost of a taxi from Ajaccio airport to Ajaccio city centre?
In Ajaccio, taxis are required to use a taximeter for the entire ride. The cost of a standard taxi for up to 4 passengers is approximately €25 during the daytime and €33 during the nighttime. To ensure a competitive, fixed-rate and door-to-door service, you can pre-book your Ajaccio airport taxi with Welcome Pickups.
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