There are 7 ways to get from Bern 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  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$142 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N730 / ...

$41 - $65

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1
  2. Take the train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the bus from Chambéry to Marseille

$92 - $148

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Marseille 385.7 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Zurich, fly to Marseille  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS

$125 - $371

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille  •  5 h 47 min

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

$116 - $517

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  3. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles

$144 - $377

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Marseille is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Marseille is to train and fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 370 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bern and Marseille is 437 km. The road distance is 617.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Bern to Marseille, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The best way to get from Bern to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 200.

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Bern to Marseille train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 273.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Bern to Marseille via Genève in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Marseille via Lyon and Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Hop!
Website
hop.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
2 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Chambéry to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com

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