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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles

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Fly to Marseille

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Marseille

Bus via Madrid

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Marsella

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles

Fly to Nice, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE)
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles

Fly to Lyon, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles

Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles is around 8h 1m and covers a distance of around 1146 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 1m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, the Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Marseille St Charles. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
8h 1m
Fastest journey time:
8h 1m
Journey distance:
1146 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€85
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:25
Last service departs at:
13:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles is to bus which costs €50 - €65 and takes 15h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles is to fly which costs €30 - €140 and takes 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Marseille. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Marseille St Charles. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 1m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles is 817 km. The road distance is 1091.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles without a car is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs €85 - €130.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles takes 8h 1m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs €85 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €65 and takes 15h 14m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €140 and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles.
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  • Distance: 816.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 7m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles, France?

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles once daily. Tickets cost €85 - €130 and the journey takes 8h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Madrid to Marseille 4 times a week. Tickets cost €50 - €65 and the journey takes 14h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €180
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €140
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Marsella
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Marseille St Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles is 1092 km. It takes approximately 10h 19m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport.

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