There are 8 ways to get from Marseille to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$177 - $220

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Bus  •  11 h 39 min

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

$88 - $134

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Train via Genève  •  6 h 42 min

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

$181 - $265

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Zürich 445.4 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Marseille to Zurich  •  4 h 34 min

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

$93 - $315

Fly Marseille to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 1 min

  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

$122 - $528

Train to Nice, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 58 min

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

$115 - $319

Train to Lyon, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$135 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Zürich is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Zürich is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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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 11 h 39 min.

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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 6 h 33 min.

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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 6 h 33 min and costs 150€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min 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 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 6 h 33 min and costs 150€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 11 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 322.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Marseille to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 6 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Zürich via Turin and Turin, Torino in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
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
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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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 7 h 1 min to drive from Marseille to Zürich.

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

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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

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