Access & Transport

By road


At the centre of the motorway network in South-East France, Aix-en-Provence is easy to get to and is the ideal base for exploring Provence, the Côte d’Azur and the Camargue.

A8, the Provençal
Cannes (153 km), Nice (176 km) and Menton – Italian border (208 km)

A51, Val de Durance motorway
Marseille (32 km) and Sisteron – towards the Alps (103 km)

Connections to:

A7 / A6, Autoroute du Soleil
Avignon (88 km), Lyon (297 km) and Paris (759 km)

A52 / A50
Aubagne (35 km), Toulon (84 km)


Arles (75 km), Nîmes (105 km) and Montpellier (154 km)


Keep up-to-date with road traffic in real-time around Aix-en-Provence with Google maps.

Before you drive into town, think about leaving your vehicle at the Park and Ride car parks. They are cheap and there is a regular shuttle service into the city centre.

If you need to park in the city centre, check the list of public car parks.