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

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

Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave

$70 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus / ...

$18 - $110

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Marseille 315.2 miles

$38

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Marseille 315.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Marseille  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Marseille (MRS) BCN - MRS

$33 - $180

Fly to Nice, bus  •  6 h 14 min

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

$39 - $177

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Barcelona to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Barcelona to Marseille every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport - Terminal 1 to Marseille - Gare Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$38
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barcelona and Marseille is 339 km. The road distance is 505 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Marseille is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 28€ - 160€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona City Center and arriving at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

The train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles takes 4 h 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.