There are 7 ways to get from Marseille to Saint Petersburg by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly from Marseille  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Pulkovo (LED) MRS - LED

$184 - $656

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Train to Nice, fly  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Pulkovo (LED) NCE - LED

$175 - $367

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Bus Eurolines IT  •  37 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Venice, Venice 482
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Tallinn
  3. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Narva 906
  4. Take the bus from Narva to St.Petersburg

$202 - $323

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Brest Central D / ...
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D

$220 - $352

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Nuremberg
  2. Take the bus from Nürnberg to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Baltiyskaya

$231 - $355

Drive, train  •  37 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg Ice
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Saint Petersburg

$519 - $762

Drive  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Saint Petersburg 1984.9 miles

$420 - $650

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at St.Petersburg via Venezia Tronchetto, Kaubamaja, Tallinna bussijaam and Narva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Saint Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at St Petersburg Vitebskii via Nice Ville and Brest Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Marseille and Saint Petersburg is 2498 km. The road distance is 3175.9 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Saint Petersburg without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Marseille to Saint Petersburg, including transfers.

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Marseille to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Marseille to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Saint Petersburg is to fly which takes 9 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 56 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 8 h.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Pulkovo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Marseille to Saint Petersburg bus services, operated by Lux Express, arrive at St.Petersburg station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Saint Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1561 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Saint Petersburg, Russia?

Lufthansa, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Marseille to Saint Petersburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Saint Petersburg via Venice, Venice, Venezia Tronchetto, Tallinn, Kaubamaja, Bussijaam, Tallinna bussijaam, and Narva in around 37 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Marseille to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Pulkovo via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Pulkovo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Nice to Pulkovo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Nice Ville to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
33 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
www.rw.by
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 Bad Bf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Narva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Narva to St.Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Bus from Rīga to Baltiyskaya
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
ticket.luxexpress.eu
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ecolines

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Saint Petersburg is 2 h ahead of Marseille. It is currently 10:12 AM in Marseille and 11:12 AM in Saint Petersburg.

Marseille to Saint Petersburg train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Saint Petersburg is 3176 km. It takes approximately 34 h 13 min to drive from Marseille to Saint Petersburg.

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Aeroflot Russian Airlines, KLM, Iberia and two other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Pulkovo Airport.

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There are 8008+ hotels available in Saint Petersburg. Prices start at $28 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 .

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