There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Marseille by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 44m

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

44€ - 178€

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Train  •  8h 7m

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

85€ - 130€

Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Av America to Marseille 252

45€ - 120€

Drive  •  10h 22m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Marseille 1092.5 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Marseille is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Marseille is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Av America and arriving at Marseille. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17h 10m.

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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 7m.

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The distance between Madrid and Marseille is 817 km. The road distance is 1092.5 km.

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

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Madrid to Marseille, including transfers.

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Madrid to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Madrid Av America station.

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Madrid to Marseille train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Marseille is to fly which takes 4h 44m and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 8h 7m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 17h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 817.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Marseille, France?

Iberia, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Marseille 5 times a day. Alternatively, 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 7m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

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Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Av America to Marseille
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Marsella
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
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 to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Marseille station.

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Madrid to Marseille train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Marseille St Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Marseille is 1092 km. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Madrid to Marseille.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Air France and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Marseille train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Madrid to Marseille bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1508+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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