Taxis in Marseille
Variety and sophistication are the trademarks of Marseille, a picturesque Mediterranean port city with a history stretching back to classical Greece. It is a city filled with nightlife, haute cuisine restaurants, contemporary museums, and even an international soccer stadium. There is more to it than meets the eye, and the charming historic buildings mixed with its real-city grit give it a palpable vibe. If you want to take it all in, avoid wasting time in public transport and opt for a Marseille taxi.
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Cost of a Marseille Taxi
Taxi rates were last set by the authorities on February 2017. Like all taxis in France, drivers use a taximeter to determine the distance travelled.
Base fare – €2.00
Price per kilometre (day) – €1.72
Price per kilometre (night) – €2.22
A taxi from the airport costs between €50 and €60 and takes 30 minutes to reach the city centre.
Please keep in mind that there may be additional fees for travelling during bank holidays or carrying excess luggage. Keeping the driver waiting will result in the additional charge of €28.
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How to get a Taxi in Marseille
Taxis in Marseille are easy to find, as they are in fact everywhere! You can hail one on the street, walk to the nearest rank or use an app to order your Marseille taxi, if you’d rather wait inside during cold months.
Taxi ranks can be found at Marseille-Saint-Charles Railway Station and near the main attractions in the city centre. It’s also possible to hail a cab on the street if there’s no rank within 50 metres.
Benefits of booking a Marseille taxi in advance
Waiting pointlessly to find a taxi is frustrating for most people, especially after the sun sets. Booking a Marseille taxi with Welcome will guarantee a safe and convenient transfer thanks to our helpful team of handpicked drivers. Welcomers are discreet and courteous locals, who know the city like the back of their hand. They will give you a hand with your luggage and provide priceless tips into the Marseillais way of living. Booking in advance with Welcome is a foolproof way of enjoying a ride into one of the most diverse and bustling cities in the world.
Marseille Taxi Tips
- If you do not speak French, a good way to tell the taxi driver where you want to go is by showing him a piece of paper, or your smartphone, with the address of your destination written on it.
- As usual when travelling abroad, beware of taxi scams and double-check that the meter is on.
- Consider taking a taxi if you are traveling here late at night as they are often safer than subways and metro stations such as the Marseille-St-Charles railway station.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Marseille
Marseille’s public transport system is one of the lowest rated in France for people with mobility difficulties. The metro, in fact, allows little wheelchair accessibility. There are also very few companies in Marseille that offer wheelchair accessible vehicles. One of them is ACM and can be contacted on +33 04 84 88 51 72.
Safety and Complaints for Marseille Taxis
Unlike taxis in other french cities, Marseille taxi services are outstanding and leave little room for doubt. However, if you suspect that you have been overcharged or that the driver took a longer route to your destination, you can note down the driver’s ID and taxi plates and leave a complaint at the local police station, at +33 4 88 77 58 00.