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There are 7 ways to get from Marseille to Berlin by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) MRS - BER

114€ - 303€

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Bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Munich central bus station N728
  2. Take the bus from Munich - Bus station to Berlin - Central Bus Station Munich - Bus station > Nuremberg > Berlin - Bus station / ...

65€ - 91€

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  14h 32m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MRS - TXL

146€ - 420€

Train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

239€ - 332€

Train via Bern  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genève 41. / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern Ic1
  3. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Hbf Ice

279€ - 404€

Drive  •  13h 21m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Berlin Hbf 1538.5 km

170€ - 250€

Drive, car train  •  21h 18m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Berlin

Marseille to Berlin by train

The train journey time between Marseille and Berlin is around 12h 19m and covers a distance of around 1581 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 19m. Operated by TGV inOui and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Marseille to Berlin train service departs from Marseille St Charles and arrives in Berlin Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berlin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Berlin is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Berlin is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Berlin is to fly which costs 110€ - 310€ and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Berlin - Central Bus Station via Munich - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Marseille St Charles and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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It is 1186 km from Marseille to Berlin. It is approximately 1538.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 12h 33m and costs 230€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Marseille to Berlin, including transfers.

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Marseille to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Berlin train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Marseille St Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Berlin is to fly which takes 3h 17m and costs 110€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 340€ and takes 12h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 23h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1186.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Marseille to Berlin 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Marseille to Berlin Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 12h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Tegel via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Tegel via Ibiza, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Tegel via Tunis, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Train operators
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 Marseille St Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 210€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Munich - Bus station to Berlin - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Marseille to Berlin bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Berlin - Central Bus Station.

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Marseille to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Berlin is 1539 km. It takes approximately 13h 21m to drive from Marseille to Berlin.

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easyJet, Air France, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Berlin train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Marseille to Berlin bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2951+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs 60€ - 75€.

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