There are 4 ways to get from Marseille to Madrid by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$130 - $200

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Fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Madrid (MAD) MRS - MAD

$34 - $177

2 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Marsella to Madrid

$65 - $180

Drive  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Madrid 683.7 miles

$140 - $220

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marsella and arriving at Madrid. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Madrid is 817 km. The road distance is 1094 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 7 h 44 min and costs .

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 7 h 44 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Marseille to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Marsella station.

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Madrid is to train which takes 7 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Marseille to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 510.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Madrid, Spain?

SNCF operates a train from Marseille to Madrid 6 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 7 h 44 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Marseille to Madrid 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 17 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Marsella to Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Marseille to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Madrid is 1094 km. It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to drive from Marseille to Madrid.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport.

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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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