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There are 7 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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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Line 41 bus, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Rusholme Ctr to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Marseille (MRS) MAN - MRS

$77 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station

$64 - $91

5 alternative options

Train inOui TGV  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$335 - $500

Train Thalys  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Marseille-St-Charles

$395 - $618

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles

$130 - $201

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 41 min

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

$369 - $465

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 1 min

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

$224 - $332

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 27 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille is to line 41 bus and fly which costs £55 - £150 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Rusholme Ctr and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 21 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Marseille is 787 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 12 h 6 min and costs £250 - £390.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Marseille bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille is to train which takes 12 h 6 min and costs £250 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 27 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 787.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Marseille, France?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Marseille via Stockport Bus Station, Stockport, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Lille Europe Eurostar, and Lille Europe in around 12 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Marseille via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 27 h 16 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Marseille is 1 h ahead of Greater Manchester. It is currently 3:52 PM in Greater Manchester and 4:52 PM in Marseille.

easyJet, Flybe, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1455+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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