There are 7 ways to get from Marseille to Athens by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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

Fly from Marseille  •  5 h 57 min

  1. MRS - ATH

$93 - $344

6 alternative options

Train to Nice, fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. NCE - ATH

$144 - $388

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 27 min

  1. 482

$197 - $304

Train, bus and ferry  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Reg / ...
  2. 885

$240 - $348

Bus  •  42 h 53 min

$259 - $334

Train, car ferry, bus  •  46 h 19 min

  1. Ec
  2. Fr / ...

$213 - $524

Drive  •  25 h 36 min

  1. 1645.8 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The distance between Marseille and Athens is 1652 km. The road distance is 2633 km.

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Athens is to fly which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Marseille to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs 75€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Athens. However, there are services departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Athens via Autostazione, Bologna and Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Marseille to Athens, including transfers.

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Athens, Greece?

Air France, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Marseille to Athens every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Athens via Sofia and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 42 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Nice to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalampáka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Marseille-St-Charles to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Venezia to Patras
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99 - $101
Aircraft-type seats
$120 - $123
2 bed inside cabin
$317 - $320
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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