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There are 9 ways to get from Calais to Marseille by train, bus and ferry, 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.

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Train inOui TGV  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$201 - $229

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Bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Marseille

$65 - $96

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Train Thalys  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Marseille-St-Charles Thalys

$333 - $463

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N769

$97 - $154

Drive  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Marseille 667.6 miles

$140 - $210

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS

$127 - $334

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Marseille (MRS) LIL - MRS

$84 - $377

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Marseille (MRS) BRU - MRS

$123 - $378

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS

$114 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Marseille is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Marseille is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between Calais and Marseille is 892 km. The road distance is 1068.1 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 7 h 46 min and costs 170€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Calais to Marseille, including transfers.

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Calais to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Marseille is to train which takes 7 h 46 min and costs 170€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 557.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Marseille, France?

You can take a train from Calais to Marseille via Lille Flandres in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Marseille via Paris Gallieni in around 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $360
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$280 - $340
1st Class
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Marseille
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Calais to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Calais to Marseille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Marseille is 1068 km. It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to drive from Calais to Marseille.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport.

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