There are 6 ways to get from Bilbao to Marseille by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly from Bilbao  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Marseille (MRS) BIO - MRS

$93 - $216

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus

$35 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus to Biarritz, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Marseille (MRS) BIQ - MRS

$109 - $277

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Marsella K784

$50 - $85

Train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Zaragoza Delicias A
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Marseille-St-Charles Ave

$139 - $201

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Marseille 525.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Marseille is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Marseille is to bus and fly which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Marsella. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Marseille is 672 km. The road distance is 841.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Marseille without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Bilbao to Marseille, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Marseille bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to Marseille train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Marseille is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 80€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 12 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Bilbao to Marseille bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Marsella station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 420.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Air France and 12 other airlines fly from Bilbao to Marseille hourly. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bilbao to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Biarritz to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Marsella
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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