Travel

ARRIVAL

From Marseille-Provence Airport

BUS: To reach Aix-en-Provence (Bus Station), take line 40 (platform 7, in front of Terminal MP2, about a 5-minute walk from Terminal 1). Frequency: every 30 minutes from 5:35 a.m. to 11:05 p.m. (additional departures at 11:40 p.m. and 12:25 a.m., approx. 30-minute journey). Purchase tickets online by clicking here (round trip: €16). Timetable available by clicking here. The shuttle will drop you off at the Aix-en-Provence Bus Station (last stop), 5 minutes away from Cours Mirabeau.

To reach Marseille (Gare Saint-Charles), take line 91 (platform 7, in front of Terminal MP2, about a 5-minute walk from Terminal 1). Frequency: 4.10am, 4.50am, then every 20 minutes until 7.50am. Every 15 minutes from 8.05am to 7.50pm. Every 10 minutes until 00:30. Last departure at 1:30 am. Approx. 25 minutes journey. Purchase tickets online by clicking here (round trip: €16). Timetable available by clicking here.

TAXI: You can find informations about taxis at the airport by clicking here.

CAR RENTAL: You can find informations about car rental companies at the the airport by clicking here.

From Aix-en-Provence TGV Train Station

BUS: To reach Aix-en-Provence, take the shuttle bus (line 40) from level -1 of the station, Hall A, North Gate. Note: When arriving from Paris or Lyon, you need to cross the tracks via the footbridge, as the shuttles are located on the departure side, not the arrival side. Approx. 20 minutes journey, one way ticket: €4 (purchase on the bus). Timetable available by clicking here. The shuttle will drop you off at the Aix-en-Provence bus station (last stop), 5 minutes away from Cours Mirabeau.


DEPARTURE

From Aix-en-Provence to Marseille-Provence Airport

Take line 40 from Aix-en-Provence Bus Station (every 30 minutes, from 4.50am to 10.40pm, additional departure at 11.25pm, approx. 30-minute journey). Purchase tickets online by clicking here, return fare: €16). Timetable available by clicking here.

From Aix-en-Provence to Aix-en-Provence TGV Train Station

Take line 40 from Aix-en-Provence Bus Station (every 30 minutes, from 4.50am to 10.40pm, additional departure at 11.25pm,  approx. 20 minutes travel time). Purchase tickets online by clicking here, one-way fare: €4). Timetable available by clicking here.

From Marseille to Marseille Provence Airport

Take line 91 to the Marseille Saint-Charles Bus Station, platform 13 or 14 (every 30 minutes, approx. 30 minutes travel time. Purchase tickets online by clicking here, return fare: €16). Timetable available by clicking here..


TO GET TO THE CAMPUS

The campus is located at 29 avenue Robert Schuman

Alternatively you can choose to stay in Marseille, which is approximately 30 minutes away from Aix by bus (allow 1 1/2 hours for the entire journey). This option offers a wider range of accommodation choices, usually at a lower cost, in France’s second-largest city, which has a distinct character compared to Aix-en-Provence. However, ensure that you book accommodation in the city center of Marseille or near one of the two metro lines (both of which serve Gare Saint-Charles). The recommended accommodations listed below are within a 20-minute walking distance from Gare Saint-Charles.

From Aix-en-Provence

ON FOOT: The campus is within walking distance from downtown Aix (approximately a 15-minute walk). From Cours Mirabeau, simply continue straight ahead and take rue Laroque, located next to the Béchard calissons shop. Then proceed along avenue Malherbe, avenue Benjamin Abram, and finally avenue Robert Schuman, where the university is located at number 29. The entrance to the law faculty is at number 3.

BY BUS: Take line A, heading towards “Krypton”, and get off at the “Schuman” stop. The bus stops are located near the Rotonde (“Rotonde-Bonaparte” stop) or a bit further down, across from the bus station. The bus ride from the city center to the “Schuman” stop takes approximately ten minutes. You can pay directly on board with your credit card (single trip: €1.20, book of 10 tickets: €9). Time table : click here. Map of the line : click here.

From Marseille

BY BUS: At the bus station (located within the Gare Saint-Charles) take bus no. 50 towards “La Beauvalle” (journey: €7, book of 10 tickets: €56, youth pass under 26: €2 for 24 hours). Allow 30 minutes for the journey and get off at the first stop: “La Beauvalle“. The university is a 5-minute walk away: take rue Keller then rue des Trois Maries. If you take the direct bus, get off at the Aix bus station, the university is a 15-minute walk away (walk up the bus station platform, cross the avenue des Belges, take the rue Albert Charrier which leads you to the avenue Robert Schuman, which you will take on the right.

BY TRAIN: From Gare Saint-Charles, take the TER (regional train line) to Aix-en-Provence (do not choose “Aix-en-Provence TGV”!). The journey takes 45 minutes (one-way ticket: €9, reservation on the SNCF website by clicking here). Leaving the Aix-en-Provence train station, take avenue Maurice Blondel to the right, then avenue Robert Schuman to the right.


PARKING

PUBLIC PARKING: You can park at the Krypton park-and-ride facility (24 hours: €3.50) and walk to the campus (5-10 minutes via the footbridge on the other side of the bus station) or take the bus n°7 to the “Schuman” stop.

PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY: You can use the university’s ” Silo ” parking lot. If you would like to use this parking lot, please contact us at: contact@iascongress2024.org.


Accommodation

HOTEL APPARTMENTS

When it comes to cost-effective accommodation options, shared hotel apartments are often a popular choice. In Aix-en-Provence, you can consider The Originals, very close to the university: click here ; appart’hôtels Adagio: click here or appart’hôtels Odalys: click here. Similarly, in Marseille, you can explore Les Appartements du Vieux-Port : click here; appart’hôtels Adagio: click here or appart’hôtels Residhome: click here.


YOUTH HOSTELS IN MARSEILLE

The People
7 rue Jean-Marc Cathala
13002 Marseille

L’Ambassade bretonne
32 quai du Port
13002 Marseille

Vertigo
38 rue Fort Notre Dame
13007 Marseille


BED AND BREAKFAST IN AIX-EN-PROVENCE

La Campagne
34 avenue du Pigonnet
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 04 42 61 76 40

Maison Dauphine
14 rue du 4 septembre
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 06 51 06 18 75


HOTELS IN AIX-EN-PROVENCE

Below is a non-exhaustive list of hotels located in downtown Aix-en-Provence. You’ll find all the hotels in Aix on the Tourist Office’s dedicated website, by clicking here.

Appartments and studios

The Originals
1 avenue Robert Schuman
13100 Aix-en-Provence

Séjours et affaires
615 avenue Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 93 05 18

Hotels ** (in French)

Hôtel Cardinal
24 rue Cardinale
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 38 32 30

Hôtel des Arts
3 rue de la Fonderie
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 38 11 77

Hôtel La Caravelle
29 avenue du Roi René
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 21 53 05

Casa Hôtel
4bis rue Irma Moreau
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 68 16 35

Hotels ***

Hôtel Les Quatre Dauphins
54 rue Roux-Alphéran
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 38 16 39

Hôtel Le Concorde
68 boulevard du roi René
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 27 38 90

Hotel Le Mozart
49 cours Gambetta
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 21 62 86

Hotels ****

Aquabella Hotel and Spa
2 rue des Étuves
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 99 15 00

Hotel Le Cézanne
40 avenue Victor Hugo
13100 Aix-en-Provence
+33 4 42 91 11 11


HOTELS IN MARSEILLE

Below is a non-exhaustive list of hotels located in downtown Marseille. You’ll find all the hotels in Marseille on the Tourist Office’s dedicated website, by clicking here.

Appartements

Les Appartements du Vieux-Port
48 rue Vacon
13001 Marseille

House-Hotels

Maison Juste
28 rue Dieudé
13006 Marseille

Hotels ** (in French)

Hotel Ibis Budget Vieux Port
46 rue Sainte
13001 Marseille
+33 4 91 54 95 75

Greet Hotel Marseille Centre Saint-Charles
4 allée Léon Gambetta
13001 Marseille
+33 4 42 38 11 77

Hotels ***

Hotel Maison Montgrand
35 rue Montgrand
13006 Marseille
+33 4 91 00 35 20

Maison Saint-Louis Hotel
2 rue des Récolettes
13001 Marseille
+33 4 91 54 02 74

Hotels ****

Mercure Vieux Port Hotel
48 La Canebière
13001 Marseille
+33 4 65 58 56 92

Aix Marseille University

Contact email
contact@iascongress2024.org
Address
29 Avenue Robert Schuman

13621 Aix en Provence