There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Marseille by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Marseille (MRS) LIS - MRS

$43 - $246

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Train  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Salamanca Hot
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$218 - $335

Bus FlixBus  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles K784

$100 - $180

Bus Iberocoach  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais to Marseille - Ao lado Gare routière - Porta da Universidade

$112 - $132

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Marseille Ouibus

$57 - $242

Drive  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Marseille 1038.2 miles

$230 - $350

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Salamanca, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants Station and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 18 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Marseille is 1318 km. The road distance is 1661.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 20 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Lisbon to Marseille, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Marseille train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 26 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Lisbon to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 823.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Marseille, France?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Lisbon to Marseille 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Marseille via Salamanca, Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Montpellier St. Roch Station, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 20 h 18 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Lisbon to Marseille via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $3,100
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Lisbon to Marseille via Algiers
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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 Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Marseille - Ao lado Gare routière - Porta da Universidade
Ave. Duration
27 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais to Marseille - Ao lado Gare routière - Porta da Universidade
Ave. Duration
27 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Marseille
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lisbon - 7 Rios to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Marsella
Ave. Duration
5 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
alsa.com

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Marseille is 1 h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 2:38 PM in Lisbon and 3:38 PM in Marseille.

Lisbon to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Marseille is 1661 km. It takes approximately 15 h 33 min to drive from Lisbon to Marseille.

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Ryanair, TAP Portugal, Royal Air Maroc and two other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Lisbon to Marseille bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1474+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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