There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Marseille by train, bus, 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  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$140 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus / ...

$30 - $57

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N720

$53 - $89

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Marseille 451.2 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS

$90 - $462

Fly Basel to Marseille  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Marseille (MRS) BSL - MRS

$59 - $278

Train to Zurich, fly to Marseille  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS

$117 - $371

Fly Basel to Nice, bus  •  5 h 53 min

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

$45 - $174

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station

$103 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Marseille is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 10 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Marseille is to train and fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 470.

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The distance between Basel and Marseille is 504 km. The road distance is 722 km.

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The train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles takes 5 h 18 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse and Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Marseille, France?

TGV operates a train from Basel to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $160 and the journey takes 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Marseille via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse, and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 10 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Marseille via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mulhouse to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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