There are 11 ways to get from Marseille to Greece by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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 Marseille to Irakleion  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Irakleion (HER) MRS - HER

$153 - $656

Cheapest option

Fly Marseille to Athens  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Athens (ATH) MRS - ATH

$92 - $344

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Fly Marseille to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MRS - SKG

$115 - $447

Train to Nice, fly to Athens  •  8 h 49 min

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

$143 - $383

Fly Marseille to Chania  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Chania (CHQ) MRS - CHQ

$333 - $857

Train, bus and ferry  •  29 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$241 - $371

Train, bus and ferry via Genova Piazza Principe  •  30 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le Rv
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα

$234 - $353

Bus Lasta  •  40 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$119 - $151

Bus Georg  •  43 h

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$252 - $347

Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$354 - $563

Drive  •  25 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Athens 1645.8 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Greece is to bus which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 40 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Greece is to fly which costs 130€ - 600€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Greece is 1467 km. The road distance is 2633.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Marseille to Greece, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Greece. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Greece. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Αθήνα via Genève, Zürich HB, Beograd and Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Greece is 2633 km. It takes approximately 25 h 36 min to drive from Marseille to Greece.

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  • Distance: 917.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and three other airlines fly from Marseille to Heraklion 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Athens via Beograd in around 40 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nice to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Marseille to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Barcelona, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,300
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Barcelona, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Marseille to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Athens via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Marseille to Chania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Marseille to Chania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
SNCF
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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 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Λάρισα to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$18 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
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 daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.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
$220 - $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 to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
online.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
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com

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