There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Marseille by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Marseille  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Marseille (MRS) ATH - MRS

$91 - $344

6 alternative options

Fly to Nice, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Nice (NCE) ATH - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station

$107 - $330

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa 600
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 482

$190 - $297

Train, bus and ferry  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka 884
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Bologna
  3. Take the train from S.Lazzaro Di S. to Genova Piazza Principe Reg
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-St-Charles Ec

$203 - $355

Bus  •  42 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille

$249 - $356

Bus, car ferry, train  •  46 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-St-Charles Ec

$195 - $531

Drive  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Marseille 1643.1 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Marseille is to fly which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Marseille is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 75€ - 300€.

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The distance between Athens and Marseille is 1652 km. The road distance is 2629 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Athens to Marseille, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Marseille via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 45 min.

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

Aegean Airlines, Air France and six other airlines fly from Athens to Marseille every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Marseille via Sofia in around 42 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Athens to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Athens to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Athens to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Athens to Nice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from S.Lazzaro Di S. to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
FlixBus
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 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
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
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
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
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$119 - $122
2 bed inside cabin
$314 - $317
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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