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There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Marseille  •  4h 59m

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

5 alternative options

Train to Nice, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice St Augustin
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Madrid (MAD) NCE - MAD

Train  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nimes Ter
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

Bus  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Madrid N738 / ...

Bus via Madrid  •  18h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Marsella to Madrid

Drive  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 1092.5 km

Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train

7 Weekly Trains
9h 31m Average Duration
€97 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
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Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, returning to France from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 9 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which costs €19 - €120 and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which costs €19 - €120 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Estación De Atocha via Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Marseille St Charles and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Nimes and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 31m.

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It is 817 km from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. It is approximately 1092.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to train which takes 9h 31m and costs €95 - €220.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille station.

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs €19 - €120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €95 - €220 and takes 9h 31m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 14h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 816.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Nimes and Barcelona-Sants in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Nice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Nice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice St Augustin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €30
Renfe AVE
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Marseille Saint Charles Bus Station to Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Union Ivkoni
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Marsella to Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
ALSA

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

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Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1093 km. It takes approximately 10h 20m to drive from Marseille to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 742+ hotels available in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs €1 - €6.

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