New Direct Flight: Shanghai to Marseille – Convenient Travel Three Times a Week

New Direct Flight: Shanghai to Marseille – Convenient Travel Three Times a Week

Exciting news for travelers! A new direct flight route between Shanghai and Marseille, operated by China Eastern Airlines, has been launched. Starting on July 2, 2024, this service operates three times a week, creating the first direct air link between these two vibrant cities. This new connection is set to boost tourism and business exchanges, making it easier for Chinese travelers to explore the beautiful Mediterranean coast.

Travel Convenience for La Girelle Guests

For guests staying at La Girelle Small Hostel, the new Shanghai-Marseille route offers added convenience and ease of travel. Located just a short drive from Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), La Girelle is the perfect base for visitors arriving on this new flight. Whether you’re traveling for leisure or business, the hostel’s strategic location allows you to enjoy the best of Marseille with minimal hassle.

Benefits of the New Flight Route

  • Direct Access: No more long layovers or multiple flights; enjoy a direct journey from Shanghai to Marseille and vice versa.
  • Frequency: Operating three times a week, it offers flexible travel options for both short stays and extended visits.
  • Boost to Tourism: This new route is expected to increase Chinese tourist arrivals, benefiting local businesses and the hospitality sector.

Attractions Near La Girelle

Once settled at La Girelle, guests can explore a variety of nearby attractions:

  • The Calanques: Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, offering stunning hiking trails and kayaking opportunities.
  • The Old Port: A historic area ideal for dining and experiencing local culture.
  • Notre-Dame de la Garde: For panoramic views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea.


The new direct flight from Shanghai to Marseille enhances travel convenience for international visitors, making it easier than ever to experience the charm of Marseille. Stay at La Girelle Small Hostel to enjoy comfortable accommodation just minutes from the airport and the city’s top attractions. Book your stay now and experience the best of Marseille with ease.

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