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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Marseille by plane, bus, train, night train, car or car train

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Fly to Marseille  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Marseille (MRS) BER - MRS

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Fly to Nice, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Nice (NCE) BER - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Marseille

Train  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles 84

Bus  •  22h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Lyon Perrache N1326
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Marseille N719 / ...

Night train, train  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Zuerich Hb Nj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-Saint-Charles Tgv

Drive, car train  •  20h 3m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Marseille

Drive  •  13h 19m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Marseille 1538.8 km

Berlin to Marseille by train

7 Weekly Trains
13h 6m Average Duration
€267 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Marseille is to fly which costs €20 - €170 and takes 5h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Marseille is to fly which takes 5h 26m and costs €20 - €170.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Marseille via Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Marseille. However, there are services departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 6m.

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The distance between Berlin and Marseille is 1186 km. The road distance is 1538.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 13h 6m and costs €260 - €380.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Berlin to Marseille, including transfers.

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Berlin to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin to Marseille train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Marseille is to fly which takes 5h 26m and costs €20 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €260 - €380 and takes 13h 6m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €95 and takes 22h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 1186.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France?

Ryanair, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Berlin Hbf to Marseille hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Marseille via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 13h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Geneve to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€75 - €90
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
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Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Nice - Airport T2 to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2 to Marseille Saint Charles Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Berlin to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille station.

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Berlin to Marseille train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Marseille is 1539 km. It takes approximately 13h 19m to drive from Berlin to Marseille.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Marseille train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Berlin to Marseille bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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