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4 hours (stopover) in Marseilles (MRS airport)

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4 hours (stopover) in Marseilles (MRS airport)

Hi There,

My husband and I arrive in Marseilles at 8 a.m and have to be back at the airport for 12 noon.

Is there anything worth checking out near the airport while we're waiting for a connecting flight?

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1. Re: 4 hours (stopover) in Marseilles (MRS airport)

Like many airports the area around Marseille airport is not very scenic.

The city of Marseille is served by a shuttle bus that takes about 30 minutes to get in. So not really enough time for you to go into Marseille get back and check in.

I might be inclined to go and have breakfast at one of the hotels to pass the time.

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2. Re: 4 hours (stopover) in Marseilles (MRS airport)

If you wanted to escape from the airport, you could take a bus or taxi to the nearby town of Marignane which is pleasant enough though unremarkable.

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3. Re: 4 hours (stopover) in Marseilles (MRS airport)

That's what we figured given it's such a large city. It's also at the end of our trip so a leisurely breakfast might be all the energy we can muster up. Thanks for your advice!

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4. Re: 4 hours (stopover) in Marseilles (MRS airport)

Good plan. I doubt you're passing through mp2 (the cheap flight terminal), but if you are it's worth walking over to Terminal 1 (a five minutes' walk), where the amenities are vastly better.

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