There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Marseille by plane, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Marseille (MRS) IST - MRS

138€ - 233€

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  39h 4m

  1. Take the night bus from Istanbul Büyük Otogari to Plovdiv Central Train Station Istanbul - Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Marseille Saint-Charles

Bus  •  40h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille

202€ - 262€

Drive  •  23h 47m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Marseille 2480.2 km

290€ - 430€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Marseille is to fly which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Marseille is to fly which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 4h 31m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Marseille is 1953 km. The road distance is 2480.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Marseille without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 39h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Istanbul to Marseille, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Marseille is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1.500 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 40h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Marseille is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 3:19 PM in Istanbul and 2:19 PM in Marseille.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Marseille is 2480 km. It takes approximately 23h 47m to drive from Istanbul to Marseille.

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KLM, Turkish Airlines, Tunisair and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 1952.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Marseille, France?

Turkish Airlines, Air France and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Marseille every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Marseille via Otogar, Istanbul, and Sofia in around 40h 12m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 320€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Marseille via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
380€ - 550€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Marseille via Constantine
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
380€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 320€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Marseille via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
300€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 400€
Bus operators
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Istanbul Büyük Otogari to Plovdiv Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Huntur
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Marseille Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
30h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Schedules at
matpu.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 250€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
28h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Yubim
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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