There are 9 ways to get from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Marseille to Frankfurt  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) MRS - FRA

$83 - $290

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Strasbourg N720
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 108

$61 - $101

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Fly Marseille to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$106 - $488

Train to Nice, fly to Frankfurt  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NCE - FRA

$124 - $331

Train to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA

$139 - $347

Train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$190 - $220

Bus Eurolines FR  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main

$110 - $160

Drive, train  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$172 - $260

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main 628.4 miles

$130 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Frankfurt am Main. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Frankfurt am Main is 799 km. The road distance is 1005.4 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 7 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Marseille to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Marseille to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Frankfurt am Main station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 499.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Air France and KLM fly from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, TGV operates a train from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main twice a week. Tickets cost $190 - $220 and the journey takes 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $380
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
$45 - $70
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

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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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Marseille to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Frankfurt am Main is 1005 km. It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to drive from Marseille to Frankfurt am Main.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Marseille Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $56 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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