The Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region is easily accessible from the rest of France and Europe thanks to a variety of different rail, maritime, air and motorway networks.
Getting here by air
2 international airports – Nice Côte d’Azur and Marseille Provence.
Nice Côte d’Azur: France’s 2nd largest after Paris, the airport offers direct flights to 114 destinations in 40 countries with 56 airlines. 13.3 million passengers in 2017.
Marseille Provence offers flights to 95 destinations with 25 connections per day with Paris. Ryanair’s leading French base in 2006 and Air France’s leading Provence base in 2011. 9 million passengers in 2017.
2 European airports – Toulon Hyères and Avignon Provence.
Toulon-Hyères: Flights to 31 French and European cities including Liverpool, London City, London Stansted, Rotterdam, Brussels and Geneve, Oran, Copenhagen since 2018.
Avignon Provence with flights to Exeter, Southampton, Birmingham and London City. About 200 000 passengers each years.
2 business airports : Cannes and St Tropez
Cannes-Mandelieu : Business airport’s 2nd after Paris Le Bourget
La Môle St Tropez : About 9000 passengers in 2017
Getting here by train
There are 16 train stations in the Provence Côte d’Azur region that are served by TGV Méditerranée.
- Avignon (Centre et TGV)
- Aix en Provence
- Marseille St Charles,
- Les Arcs-Draguignan,
- St Raphaël-Valescure,
- Nice city
For more information on the French rail network, please visit: SNCF
Getting here by boat
Marseille, Toulon and Nice ports
Regular connections with other Mediterranean ports.
Timetables and bookings on: SNCM
Getting here by car
Extremely well-developed motorway network.