There are 9 ways to get from Marseille to Florence by plane, train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Florence  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Florence (FLR) MRS - FLR

95€ - 321€

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Bus via Genoa  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria 523 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour

26€ - 51€

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Fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Pisa (PSA) MRS - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

113€ - 451€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

109€ - 330€

Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Genoa, Genoa N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence N546

35€ - 61€

Train via Lyon  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Torino PS Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N. Fr

122€ - 263€

Train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re

52€ - 159€

Night bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Florence, Florence N523

30€ - 40€

Drive  •  6h 24m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Florence 629.9 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Florence is to night bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Florence is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 5h 24m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Florence, Florence. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Florence. However, there are services departing from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Marseille and Florence is 476 km. The road distance is 629.9 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Florence without a car is to bus which takes 10h 10m and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Marseille to Florence, including transfers.

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Marseille to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Marseille to Florence train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille St Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Florence is to fly which takes 6h 39m and costs 95€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10h 10m, you could also train via Lyon, which costs 120€ - 270€ and takes 10h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Florence.
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  • Distance: 475.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Florence, Italy?

Air France, Swiss and 14 other airlines fly from Marseille to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Florence via Genoa, Genoa in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
22€ - 170€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
370€ - 1100€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 450€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
490€ - 1200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Pisa via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Torino PS
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
70€ - 80€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
33€ - 38€
1st Class
52€ - 58€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
12€ - 15€
Base 2nd Class
30€ - 35€
Base 1st Class
44€ - 49€
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, Marseille St. Charles to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Marseille to Genova
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Marseille Pôle multimodal St Charles to Genova Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Baltour

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Marseille to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence, Florence station.

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Marseille to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Florence is 630 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Marseille to Florence.

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Swiss, TAP Portugal, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Florence train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Marseille to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4771+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs 8€ - 10€.

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