There are 8 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Marseille by train, 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  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$198 - $229

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Train, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Forbach to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N730

$68 - $112

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Bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe N236
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Marseille

$107 - $162

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Marseille 561.3 miles

$120 - $180

Train, train to Metz/Nancy, fly to Marseille  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the train from Forbach(F) to Rémilly
  3. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Marseille (MRS) ETZ - MRS

$158 - $647

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Marseille  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Marseille (MRS) FRA - MRS

$111 - $338

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  4. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS

$116 - $510

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Nice  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nice (NCE) FRA - NCE
  4. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles

$150 - $384

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Marseille via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Marseille is 707 km. The road distance is 898.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 8 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Marseille, including transfers.

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Kaiserslautern to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kaiserslautern station.

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Kaiserslautern to Marseille train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Marseille is to train which takes 8 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Metz/Nancy Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Kaiserslautern to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Marseille station.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 442.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Marseille, France?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Marseille via Mannheim Hbf in around 8 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Marseille via Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe in around 14 h 35 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
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $7,000
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
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
$37 - $39
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Forbach(F) to Rémilly
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Forbach to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Marseille
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Marseille is 898 km. It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to drive from Kaiserslautern to Marseille.

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Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Metz/Nancy Airport to Marseille Airport.

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