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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Marseille by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS

$33 - $177

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave

$130 - $200

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Marseille

$75 - $180

Bus ALSA  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Marsella

$62 - $102

Drive  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Marseille 682.8 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Marseille is to fly which costs 28€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Marseille is to fly which costs 28€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Marseille. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart four times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Marseille is 817 km. The road distance is 1092.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Madrid to Marseille, including transfers.

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Madrid to Marseille bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Marseille train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs 28€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 8 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 16 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 510.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Marseille, France?

Iberia, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Madrid to Marseille 5 times a day. Alternatively, Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Marseille 4 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Marsella
Ave. Duration
17 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Madrid to Marseille bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, arrive at Marseille station.

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Madrid to Marseille train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Marseille is 1092 km. It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to drive from Madrid to Marseille.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1430+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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