Japan Expo Sud - February 24-26, 2023
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By metro, train, bus, car, plane, cab or even bike, all the roads lead to Marseille, the city of the sun, and to Japan Expo Sud. On this page, you’ll find of the means of transportation that will take you to Japan Expo Sud!

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Access map

For Japan Expo Sud 12th Wave, the access to the festival will be slightly different from the previous editions.

The entrance for pedestrians will be through Gate A by the Rond-Point du Prado (easy to access from the Rond-Point du Prado metro and bus stations). Nothing changes for cars which can still arrive through Gates B and C to access the car parks. 


To get to Marseille Chanot - Exhibition and convention center, take line 2 to the stop Rond Point du Prado.

  • From the train station Saint Charles: take line 2, towards Sainte Marguerite Dromel, to the stop Rond Point du Prado.
  • From Marseille Provence Airport: take the bus 091, towards Marseille, and get off at Marseille Saint Charles to take the metro, line 2, towards Sainte Marguerite Dromel, to the stop Rond Point du Prado.
  • From the Old Port (Vieux port): take line 1 towards La Fourragère and change for line 2 at Castellane, towards Sainte Marguerite Dromel, to the stop Rond Point du Prado.

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Bus n° 19-21-22-23-41-44-45-72-83 will take you to Marseille Chanot, stop at Rond Point du Prado.

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  • The station: Gare SNCF Marseille Saint-Charles
  • From Paris to Marseille within 3 hours with the TGV train
  • Accessible directly from over a dozen French and European cities: Bordeaux, Brussels, Lille Europe, Lyon, Paris CDG/Gare de Lyon, Vintimille...

Set at the heart of Marseille, the station has a direct metro access to Marseille Chanot in about 10 minutes (line 2, stop at Sainte-Marguerite Dromel). 


  • Marseille Provence International Airport
  • 28 daily flights between Marseille and Paris
  • 100 cities in 38 countries
  • Europe: Amsterdam, Basel, Barcelona, Brussels, Köln, Frankfurt, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Munich, Porto, Prague, Rome, Zurich, etc.
  • 30 mn away from the city center of Marseille and Marseille Chanot

An express shuttle links the airport to the Marseille Saint-Charles station.


Cars enter through Gates B and C to access the car parks.

Marseille is a crossroad between Spain, Italy and Northern Europe:

  • Autoroute Nord A7 (highway): Lyon, Paris, Bruxelles
  • Autoroute du Littoral A55 (highway): Arles, Montpellier, Toulouse, Barcelone
  • Autoroute Est A50 (highway): Toulon, Nice, Milan, Turin, Gènes

Inside the city of Marseille, the Prado Carénage tunnel allows:

  • a direct access between the A55 & A50 highways
  • a rapid access from the A55 highway to Marseille Chanot
  • to go through the city-center in less than 5 mn

Parking fees at Marseille Chanot: €5 to €6 a day*


When you're in Marseille, the Tunnel Prado Carénage will provide you with a shortcut to Marseille Chanot.


With "le vélo", 1,000 bikes are made available 24/7. Several "le vélo" stations are set nearby Marseille Chanot, next to Rond Point du Prado.

The first half-hour is free. Then there is short term (€1* for a week) and long term (€5* for a year) subscription available.

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Marseille Chanot has its own taxi station: you just have to go there to take a taxi from the exhibition center.

More information:

  • Station de Taxi Parc Chanot: + 334.
  • Taxi Radio Marseille: + 334. or click here
  • Taxi Marseillais: + 334. 

Tourism office

Tourism office in Marseille
4, la Canebière
13001 Marseille - France

Tel: + 334.


*Prices are mentioned for information only and may change. Check out the corresponding websites for the actual fares and discounts. 


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