There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Bucharest by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly from Marseille  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MRS - OTP

$103 - $266

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Bus Tabita Tour  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Bucureşti

$80 - $100

4 alternative options

Train to Nice, fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) NCE - OTP

$124 - $297

Bus Eurolines FR  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to București

Bus FlixBus  •  39 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1922

$138 - $225

Drive  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Bucharest 1345.3 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Bucureşti. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 32 h 25 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Bucharest is 1662 km. The road distance is 2152.5 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Marseille to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Marseille to Bucharest bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Marseille to Bucharest bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at București station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Marseille. It is currently 7:45 PM in Marseille and 8:45 PM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Bucharest is 2153 km. It takes approximately 22 h 15 min to drive from Marseille to Bucharest.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1038.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Bucharest, Romania?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Marseille to Bucharest every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Bucharest via Ruse in around 26 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Marseille to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Ruse
Ave. Duration
23 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to București
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Marseille to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
32 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
38 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Air France, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1888+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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