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There are 11 ways to get from Dover to Marseille by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car, car train 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  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Marseille-St-Charles Thalys

$349 - $509

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Bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus

$41 - $59

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Bus and ferry, train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$226 - $264

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16h 55m

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

$101 - $159

Car ferry, drive  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Marseille

$164 - $243

Eurotunnel, drive  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Marseille

$348 - $424

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS

$146 - $373

Train to London City, fly to Marseille  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Marseille (MRS) LCY - MRS

$144 - $451

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Marseille  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Marseille (MRS) LGW - MRS

$85 - $274

Train to London Stansted, fly to Marseille  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Marseille (MRS) STN - MRS

$105 - $298

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nice, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nice (NCE) LGW - NCE
  3. Take the train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles

$114 - $315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Marseille is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 18h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Marseille is to train and fly which costs £65 - £220 and takes 7h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Folkestone/Dover and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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The distance between Dover and Marseille is 577 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 9h 1m and costs £260 - £390.

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It takes approximately 9h 1m to get from Dover to Marseille, including transfers.

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Dover to Marseille bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Dover station.

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Dover to Marseille train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Marseille is to train which takes 9h 1m and costs £260 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 18h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 576.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 1m

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

You can take a train from Dover to Marseille via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 9h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Marseille via Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 18h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London City to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from London City to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London City to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from London City to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Marseille via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$280 - $340
1st Class
$360 - $500
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Dover Priory to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
13h 15m
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 Dover to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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

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Marseille is 1h ahead of Dover. It is currently 9:06 PM in Dover and 10:06 PM in Marseille.

Dover to Marseille train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport.

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