There are 9 ways to get from London to Marseille by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$221 - $402

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus

$46 - $65

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N769 / ...

$92 - $175

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 32 min

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

$326 - $403

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 53 min

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

$181 - $270

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS

$98 - $301

Fly from London Gatwick  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Marseille (MRS) LGW - MRS

$62 - $249

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Marseille (MRS) STN - MRS

$56 - $229

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Marseille (MRS) LTN - MRS

$88 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Marseille is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 20 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Marseille is to fly which costs £75 - £230 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Marseille. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Marseille. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between London and Marseille is 626 miles.

The best way to get from London to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 6 h 42 min and costs £160 - £310.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from London to Marseille, including transfers.

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London to Marseille bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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Map of how to get from London to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 626.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between London, England and Marseille, France?

You can take a train from London to Marseille via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Marseille via Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 20 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Figari
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 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 Lille to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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