There are 8 ways to get from Bristol to Marseille by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 Bristol  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Marseille (MRS) BRS - MRS

$123 - $256

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Bus, night bus  •  25 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the night bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station

$57 - $82

6 alternative options

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS

$161 - $418

Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$282 - $520

Train via Ashford International  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$300 - $510

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles

$103 - $192

Drive, carferry  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Marseille

$171 - $323

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Marseille

$351 - $439

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Marseille is 679 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Bristol to Marseille, including transfers.

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Bristol to Marseille bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Bristol to Marseille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station.

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Marseille is 1 h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 1:47 AM in Bristol and 2:47 AM in Marseille.

easyJet, Lufthansa, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 679.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Marseille, France?

easyJet, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines fly from Bristol to Marseille every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Marseille via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Southeastern
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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There are 1474+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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