There are 6 ways to get from Alicante to Marseille by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Alicante to Marseille  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Marseille (MRS) ALC - MRS

$73 - $228

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Train to Valencia, fly to Marseille  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Marseille (MRS) VLC - MRS

$98 - $290

Fly Alicante to Nice, train  •  10 h 5 min

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

$127 - $294

Train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Tlg / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$130 - $176

Bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Marseille

$120 - $180

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Marseille 633.8 miles

$130 - $200

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

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Barcelona Sants Station and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 46 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Marseille is 739 km. The road distance is 1014.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 11 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Alicante to Marseille, including transfers.

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Alicante to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Marseille train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 46 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 461.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

Vueling Airlines and Volotea fly from Alicante to Marseille 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Marseille via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Montpellier St. Roch Station, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 11 h 46 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Alicante to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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
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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
16 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Alicante to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Marseille is 1014 km. It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to drive from Alicante to Marseille.

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Vueling Airlines and Volotea offer flights from Alicante 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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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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