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Transfer Options from Marseille Airport to Avignon

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How to get from Marseille Airport to Avignon

When travelling from Marseille Provence airport to Avignon, you have two different transfer options, taking a taxi or the public train. Choosing a Marseille airport taxi is the easiest but most expensive option. Your journey will take around 63 minutes in normal traffic and will cost you 150€ during the day and 180€ at night. The train, on the other hand, costs only 18.30€ and takes 58 minutes, however, it isn't a direct service. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Marseille at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €150 63min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €170 63min 24/7
A trusted, professional driver will pick you up at the gate right on time. Excellent reviews, flat price, no hidden fees, free cancellation.
Train €36.60 58min 06:25–20:42


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How to get from Marseille airport to Avignon by taxi

Taking a taxi is the most convenient transfer option from Marseille Provence airport to Avignon, but it's also the most expensive. Taxis are available 24/7 at Marseille airport and cost 150€ during the day and 180€ at night to Avignon. The journey shouldn't take longer than 63 minutes in normal traffic.

Taxi fare from Marseille Airport to Avignon

Taxis at Marseille (MRS) airport charge using a flat rate fee. The fee for your journey from Marseille Provence airport to Avignon will be 150€ during the day and 180€ at night.


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  • Prepaid flat price - no hidden fees.
  • Meet & Greet at the gate.
  • Free cancellation.

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I used Welcome Pickups twice. On time and english speaking drivers.


Walking out of the arrivals gate, hopping into a car and enjoying the scenery as you head directly to your accommodation in Avignon is what every traveller wants right? Taking a taxi from Marseille Provence airport is the only way to experience this level of convenience.

Editor’s Note

Sometimes you don't have cash in Euros on you the moment you step off the plane, but don't worry, many taxis at Marseille airport now accept card payments. Simply look for the MasterCard logo on the taxi window.

Useful Tips

At peak times you may need to wait inline for your taxi, to avoid this, try booking your taxi transfer in advance.
Be sure to tell your driver clearly where you need to go in Avignon as not all drivers speak fluent English.
If you have some old French Franks lying around at home bring them with you, your taxi driver will also accept these as payment.

How to get from Marseille airport to Avignon by train

The only form of public transport that runs from Marseille Provence airport to Avignon is the train. Unfortunately, the train doesn't run directly from Marseille airport, you will need to take a shuttle bus to Vitrolles Airport train station and then take a TER train to Avignon. The journey will take 58 minutes and cost 18.30€ one-way.

How much is the train from Marseille airport to Avignon?

The train from Marseille Provence (MRS) airport costs 18.30€ one-way to Avignon. You can purchase your tickets in the Vitrolles Aeroport train station from one of the booths or the automatic ticket machines.



Trip Duration

58 Min.

There's a waiting time of 30 minutes.

Value for Money

Trains run from Marseille airport to Avignon every 30 minutes from 06:25 to 20:42.

Where do I get it from?

The train to Avignon doesn't leave from Marseilles airport, you will need to take a free 5-minute airport shuttle to Vitrolles Aeroport train station first. From there, walk down to platform no.3 and wait for your TER train.


Trains run every 30 minutes and take only 58 minutes to reach Avignon city centre, however, you do need to leave the airport and travel to Vitrolles Aeroport train station before you can catch your train which can be time-consuming and difficult with luggage.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling on a budget then taking the public TER train to Avignon is your best option. Tickets are cheap and the journey time is reasonable.

Useful Tips

The free airport shuttle bus leaves every 10-15 minutes to Vitrolles Aeroport train station.
It is advised that you arrive 20 minutes before your train's departure time.
Keep a close eye on your luggage while on the public train as there aren't many places to store it safely.

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Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Marseille. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Marseille airport to Avignon?

You have two transfer options to get from Marseille airport to Avignon. First, is the taxi which takes 63 minutes in normal traffic and costs 150€ in the day and 180€ at night. The second is the public train which runs from Vitrolles Aeroport train station every 30 minutes, costs 18.30€ one-way and takes 58 minutes.

What is the name of Marseille airport?

The full name of Marseille airport is Marseille Provence (MRS) Airport and it's located 27km northwest of Marseille.

Does Marseille airport have a train station?

No, you will need to take a free 5 minute airport shuttle from Marseille Provence airport to Vitrolles Aeroport train station to take a train to Avignon.

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