The conference will take place at the Hotel Mercure Marseille Centre Vieux Port at the following address:
Hotel Mercure Marseille Centre Vieux Port
1 rue Neuve St Martin
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From the airports
The shuttle bus named Navette connects the international airport to the central railway station St Charles. It runs from 5.30 to 23:30 (delayed for last flights if necessary). There is a departure every 20 minutes, every day. Fhe fare for one-way ticket is 8 EUR and 12.80 EUR for a round-trip. Prices for combined Shuttle/Metro tickets are 8.50 EUR and 13.60 EUR respectively.
The tickets for the Navette have to be purchased at a kiosk nearby the taxi area which is situated at the right of the Halls 1/2 exit (international flight) and at the left of Hall 3 exit (domestic flights).
The Navette buses arrives in the Marseille railway station St Charles.
The trip by taxi from the Marseille-Provence airport to the city is 16 miles long and takes 20-30 minutes depending on traffic.
The taxi area at the right of the Halls 1/2 exit (international flight) and at the left of Hall 3 exit (domestic flights).
The approximate fare for one-way trip during is 50 EUR day time and 60 EUR night time (7pm-7am, Sunday, holidays). Be sure to have Euros and the change.
From the Central railway station St Charles
The Central railway station St Charles is 5 minutes from Hotel Mercure by metro or 10 minutes walking distance.
From St Charles, take the metro line M1 toward La Fourragère and exit at Colbert station.
The metro and buses are operated by the RTM compagny. More information can be found on their site.
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