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There are 9 ways to get from Marseille to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$174 - $217

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Bus Isilines  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Zurich

$52 - $78

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Train via Genève  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$179 - $253

Bus FlixBus  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Zurich 470

$87 - $127

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Zürich 445.4 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Marseille to Zurich  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH

$93 - $314

Fly Marseille to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$120 - $523

Train to Nice, fly to Zurich  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

$114 - $314

Train to Geneva, fly to Zurich  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$165 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Zürich is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 14h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Zürich is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Zurich via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Marseille and Zürich is 516 km. The road distance is 712.7 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 150€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Marseille to Zürich, including transfers.

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Marseille to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Zürich train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Zürich is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 150€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 11h 59m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 322.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Marseille to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 6h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Zürich via Turin and Turin, Torino in around 11h 59m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Annecy
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Marseille to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Marseille to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Zürich is 713 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from Marseille to Zürich.

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Swiss, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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