There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Marseille (MRS) FRA - MRS

$82 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Strasbourg 108
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N720

$59 - $108

4 alternative options

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS

$106 - $502

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$200 - $220

Bus Eurolines FR  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille

$110 - $170

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille 627.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille is to bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Marseille. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Marseille is 799 km. The road distance is 1003.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 170€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Marseille train services, operated by TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs 70€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 190€ and takes 7 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 13 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 499.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Marseille, France?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille every 3 hours. Alternatively, TGV operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille twice a week. Tickets cost $200 - $220 and the journey takes 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
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
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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