How to get to the Calanques from Marseille

Tips and advices to get to the Calanques from Marseille

On this page, you will find some advice and routes to easily come to our departure point or to the Calanques National Park from Marseille main entrances :

  • Cruise Port
  • Old port
  • Train station
  • Airport

The main choices for transportation :

  • Combination of Metro and buses.
  • Boat shuttle service
  • Public city bikes
  • Taxis and Uber

Marseille is a big city so we hope this page will help you to plan your trip to the best.

General transport and access Map to the Calanques

Voir en plein écran

Public Transport from the old port

  • Bus and Metro

Route details

 Around 30 minutes for the whole trip

  • Metro 1 (M1) LA Fourragère
  • Stop Castellane (2 stops- about 4 minutes)
  • Bus 19 Madrague de montredon
  • Stop Pointe Rouge (17 stops- about 20 minutes)

Bus 19 timetable

Bus 19 route from Castellane to Madrague de Montredon here

  • Public Taxi boat

  • Operate from 28April to 30 September
  • Time : 30 minutes from Vieux port to pointe rouge
  • Timetable : Start every hour from 7am to 7pm (each way)
  • Price : 5 € including 1:30h connection (bus, metro)
    Tickets on sale only on board

Boat map

From the cruise terminal

  • Shuttle service

We propose Shuttle service from Cruise Terminal to our meeting point from 3 to 6 persons.

The price is 12 € per person.

If you are less than three, the price is 35 € (pick up and drop off).

We can also drop you off to the city center after the tour.*

From there you can take a bus at La Joliette  (No stop  – 15 minutes – price of a bus ticket)

  • Taxi or Uber

The Best option to come to us from Cruise Port is to take a Taxi or Uber (around 30 €/one way). You will find the way here

  • Bus and Metro

Route details

Around 70 minutes for the whole trip

  • Bus 35T to La Joliette (15 minutes – No Stop)
  • Metro 2 (M2) LA Joliette
  • Stop Perier- Prado (6 stops- about 6 minutes)
  • Bus 19 Madrague de montredon
  • Stop Pointe Rouge (15 stops- about 18 minutes)

Bus 35T from Cruise Port (10 minutes walking from terminal) to la Joliette (Metro 2)

Advices and ideas when you finish our Half day tour

  • A nice option at the end of the tour to visit the city center is to take a public water taxi boat (5€/person). You ll cross all Marseille bay by the sea. More informations here. We are really close from the dock.
  • Our tour end at 1.30pm so you have at least 2hours to spend in the city. From there you can come back to the ship by bus folowing this route  :

On Place de la Joliette take the RTM bus (n°35) to the Littoral Gourret stop.
Walk 1,600m – 2,000m to the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille and the cruise terminals.
The information boards in the port will tell you which quay your ship is on.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to have further informations.

National Park Map

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Our meeting point

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