There are 9 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Marseille 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 to Marseille  •  9 h 40 min

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

$133 - $466

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Fly to Nice, train  •  11 h 33 min

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

$172 - $372

Fly to Toulon/Hyeres, train  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Toulon/Hyeres (TLN) LED - TLN
  2. Take the train from Hyeres to Marseille-St-Charles

$271 - $979

Train via Paris Nord RER  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  2. Take the train from Brest Central to Paris Est En
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$355 - $479

Bus via Nuremberg  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Nuremberg
  3. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Marseille

$189 - $301

Train  •  2 days 8 h

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

$209 - $362

Bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw to Genève
  3. Take the bus from Geneva to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 739

$182 - $289

Drive, train  •  37 h 6 min

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

$528 - $789

Drive  •  34 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Marseille 1984.2 miles

$420 - $650

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Московский Пр.,5 and arriving at Marseille via Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya, Minsk and Nuremberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Marseille. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Brest Central, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Marseille is 2498 km. The road distance is 3174.8 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 2 days 0 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Saint Petersburg to Marseille, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurotrans, depart from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya station.

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Saint Petersburg to Marseille train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Marseille is to fly which takes 9 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Saint Petersburg to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Marseille station.

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  • Distance: 1561 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

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

Lufthansa, Air France and 11 other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Marseille hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Marseille via Brest Central, Paris Est, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Pulkovo to Toulon/Hyeres via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Pulkovo to Toulon/Hyeres via Helsinki, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Pulkovo to Toulon/Hyeres via Frankfurt, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Pulkovo to Toulon/Hyeres via Amsterdam, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Nice via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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
Train from Hyeres to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Hyeres to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Brest Central to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
34 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Website
www.rw.by
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Metro Zvezdnaya to Minsk
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Minsk to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nuremberg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
14 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ecolines
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Warsaw to Genève
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
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 Geneva to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Marseille is 2 h behind Saint Petersburg. It is currently 10:06 AM in Saint Petersburg and 9:06 AM in Marseille.

Saint Petersburg to Marseille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Marseille is 3175 km. It takes approximately 34 h 16 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Marseille.

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Alitalia, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1474+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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