Car hire Marseille: tour the city in style and at ease with a rental

What you should know before hiring a car in Marseille

Distance from
Marseille city centre
11 mi
42 mi
47 mi

Car hires in Marseille: practical information

Where to rent a car in Marseille

The south of France is your oyster when you book flight tickets from London to Marseille. As the second most populated city in France, you can bet there is plenty to see, do and experience. Why not make the most of the region with a car hire Marseille airport? It's just a 30 minute drive from the city centre. At the airport you'll find the following car hire companies in Marseille: Advantage, Budget, National/Citer, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

The airport isn't the only place to get a cheap rent a car in Marseille. Why not a car hire Marseille train station or a car hire Marseille city? Avis has a location at the central train station while Sixt is located further out near Menpenti. There is another Sixt location at Le Canet station.

Driving in Marseille: parking and other tips

One thing to keep in mind when travelling around in France is that the highways are very pricey and the toll charges can really rack up if you're not careful. On the other hand they are fast and very efficient. Parking in Marseille is easily compared to the national highways: they're safe, efficient and costly. Since Marseille has mostly narrow streets in the city centre, it's best to keep your affordable car hire in Marseille parked, only using it to take day trips outside of the city. Save yourself the hassle and strictly book a hotel in Marseille with parking available to guests.

Road trips from Marseille: what to do, what to see

Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

Just 25 minutes away is Aix-en-Provence, a beautiful and picturesque French town. It's most famous resident was Cezanne and considering its size, it has a lot to offer the passerby. Throw a coin for good luck in Aix's most famous fountain, the Cours Mirabeau. This city isn't just for art-lovers, it's a foodie's delight! Shop the market for all sorts of delicious souvenirs.

Montpellier

Montpellier

There's no better place to get fresh air than in the mountains and that's exactly where Montpellier is located, 1.5 hours drive from Marseille. In summer the area is a great place for trekking, hiking and exploring the Alps on foot. Come winter, the incredible region transforms into a skiers paradise. Hit the slopes by day and curl up in a cosy French restaurant by night.

Nice

Nice

Nice is a mere 2 hour drive away from Marseille by one way car hire. If you have your heart set on visiting the French Riviera while on holidays in Marseille then plan a day or two in this beautiful seaside city along the Cote d'Azur. Nice is a favourite among many A-listers for a chic and cool holiday spot, are you one of them?

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Find a cheap flight to Marseille

outbound: 17-Jan-2018
direct (2h05m)
Ryanair
return: 24-Jan-2018
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Ryanair
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KLM
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