Getting to Martigues?The unique SUD Mobilité site summarises all the itineraries with different modes of transport provided by the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region. The site provides information about all the public transport networks in the region. http://www.pacamobilite.fr/
Getting around by train
Urban transport services
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Getting around by bus
Urban transport servicesThe Ulysse transport service in Métropole Aix Marseille Provence operates between Cornillon-Confoux, Fos-sur-Mer, Grans, Istres, Martigues, Miramas, Port-de-Bouc, Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône and Saint-Mitre les Remparts. See the network map.
The Ulysse services operates 25 lines to the centre of Martigues and in the surrounding area all year round: 3 long distance lines, 3 connecting lines and 19 local lines - singe rate €1 per trip. An additional on-request service, Allô le bus for low-population areas, and a TAD/PMR service for people with reduced mobility of 80% and over.
Shuttle services in Istres and Martigues provide access in the city centres for the local population. The shuttle service is free. In Martigues - the Vénitienne shuttle operates between the three districts of Jonquières, L’Ile and Ferrière . Operating hours from Monday to Saturday from 7.30am to 7.30pm. See the timetable
NB: La Vénitienne is not currently running. The service will be available again in September 2020.
4, rue Boze
Tel: +33 (0)4 88 93 00 43
(Ticket office opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am to midday and 1.30pm to 6pm and Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm)
For the map and timetable of the Ulysse network:
Site: Ulysse Réseau | Plan your trip
Interurban transportsCartreize links the major urban hubs in the department of the Bouches-du-Rhône and provides services to more distant communes. From Marseille to Aix-en-Provence, from Aubagne to La Ciotat, from Arles to Avignon, the Cartreize network operates around 40 regular lines including about 10 motorway shuttles and school transport. With over 10.6 million passengers in June 2016, CARTREIZE is one of the largest interurban transport networks in France.
Cartreize lines to Martigues:
Line 34: Martigues - Châteauneuf-les-Martigues / Gignac-la-Nerthe / Marseille St-Charles
Line 39: Martigues - Châteauneuf-les-Martigues / Gignac-la-Nerthe / Aix-en-Provence
Line 38: Martigues - Châteauneuf-les-Martigues / Gignac-la-Nerthe / Marignane / Airbus Helicopters / Aéroport Marseille-Provence / Z.I Les Estroublans / Vitrolles
Line 55: Martigues - Sausset-les-Pins / Carry-le-Rouet / Ensuès-la-Redonne / Le Rove / Gignac
Download the timetable
Examples of ticket prices (per trip):
Martigues - Marseille: €7.50
Martigues - Aix-en-Provence: €10.50
Martigues - Châteauneuf-les-Martigues: €2.50
Martigues - Aéroport Marseille Provence: €4.30
Martigues - Vitrolles: €4.80
Martigues - Carry-le-Rouet: €2.50
See the lists of ticket offices
Tel: 0800 713 137 (France only)| Plan your trip: lepilote.com
The Martigues tourist office also sells Cartreize tickets