An evolving railway with more than 200 train per day including the high-speed train, Marseille is close to many french metropoles : 3h to Paris, 5h20 to Lille, 3h20 to Toulouse…
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Marseille has a direct high-speed train line connected to Paris Gare de Lyon (3 hours) and to the Airport Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle (3h00).
Marseille Saint-Charles train station (SNCF)
Phone: 36 35
(Metro : Line 1 or 2, stop « Saint Charles »)
Marseille is the highway crossroad between Spain, Italy and Northern Europe. 3 highways connecting Spain, Italy and Northern Europe pass through Marseille : A7, A55 and A50:
- North highway A7 - A51: to the airport, Aix en Provence, Lyon, Paris, Bruxelles
Exit number 36 : follow Menpenti, Cinq Avenues, Satde Velodrome, Parc Chanot
- Coastal highway A55: to the airport, Aix,Fos, Martigues, Arles, Monptellier, Toulouse, Barcelone
Follow the tunnel Prado Carénage, Stade Vélodrome.
- East highway A50: to Cassis, Toulon, Nice, Milan, Turin, Gènes
Follow the city center, the beach.
In Marseille intra muros, the Prado-Carénage tunnel and the Prado South tunnel allow:
- A direct link between the A55 & A50 highways
- A quick access from the A55 to Parc Chanot
- A crossing of the city center in less than 5 minutes
Prado South Tunnel: 2,20€
Prado Carénage Tunnel: 2,90€
Prado South Tunnel + Prado Carénage: 5,10€
Parking « Parc Chanot » 1 800 places (daily pass 5€ or 6€ depending on period).
Public transport and other (bike, taxi)
For further information about the timetable, check the RTM website.
Metro rounds start at 5 a.m till 1 a.m (last departure from the final station at 12.30 a.m) on week days. Between 6.30 a.m and 19 p.m, the frequency is 5min on average. Otherwise the frequency is 12min.
7/7days, 5a.m - 1a.m : 1,80€ per travel
10-trip card : 15,10€ (individual or groups)
From Saint Charles station to Marseille Chanot:
Line 2 direction Sainte Marguerite Dromel - 5 stations – Get out at Rond Point du Prado station
From Vieux Port to Marseille Chanot:
Line 1 direction La Fourragère, change in Castellane, take the line 2 direction Sainte Marguerite Dromel – Get out at Rond Point du Prado station
Direct access to the entrance of Parc Chanot through Gate A
1,80€ per travel
2€ ticket on board
10 tickets : 15,10€
Non-stop bus lines : 19 / 21 / 23 / 41 / 44 / 45 / 72 / 83 go directly to « Rond-Point du Prado ».
To arrive by bike, or to leave with? Nothing easier! A station is available for you at the main entrance of the park.
The first half hour is free, then two subscription plans are available (short and long term).
Toll free number : 0800.801.225
The taxi stand is located at Rond Point du Prado, close to the main entrance of Parc Chanot.
Taxi Radio Marseille : 04.91.02.20.20
Taxi Marseillais : 04.91.92.92.92
The Marseille - Marignane Airport is located at 30 minutes far from the Marseille city center. It directly links Marseille to 83 different cities in 30 different countries. There is a flight to Paris every 30 minutes.
Marseille Provence Airport
To travel in low cost : MP2 - Marseille Provence Airport
Airport Shuttles - Marseille Saint-Charles train station
Phone: 04.42.14.31.27 or 04.91.50.59.34
Travel time: approximately 25 minutes, depending on traffic.
Departure every 10 minutes
Transfert price : around 10€
Book your taxi by phone: 04.42.88.11.44
Estimated price: around 50€ by day and around 60€ by night
There are 2 ATMs in the center of Marseille Chanot.