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There are 7 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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 to Marseille  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Marseille (MRS) SKG - MRS

$113 - $446

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Fly to Nice, train  •  11 h 14 min

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

$137 - $382

Bus and ferry, train  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec

$242 - $361

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N482 / ...

$193 - $351

Bus Dary Commerce  •  34 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille Saint-Charles

$121 - $122

Bus Georg  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille

$232 - $306

Drive  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Marseille 1347.6 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille is to bus which costs 104€ - 106€ and takes 34 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille is to fly which costs 95€ - 390€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Ugo Bassi and Bologna, Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 29 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Marseille is 1478 km. The road distance is 2156.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 25 h 19 min and costs 210€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Marseille bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille is to fly which takes 8 h 16 min and costs 95€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 36 h 30 min.

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

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Thessaloniki to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 923.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 16 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Marseille, France?

Lufthansa, easyJet and 13 other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Marseille every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Sofia in around 36 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
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 Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
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 Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Sofia to Marseille Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
28 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$96
Schedules at
dary.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
28 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu

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Marseille is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 4:33 AM in Thessaloniki and 3:33 AM in Marseille.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Marseille is 2156 km. It takes approximately 20 h 52 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Marseille.

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Olympic Air, Transavia Holland, KLM and seven other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1455+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs 2€.

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