There are 7 ways to get from Marseille to Rome by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Marseille to Rome  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome (FCO) MRS - FCO

$43 - $221

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Fly Marseille to Rome Ciampino  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MRS - CIA

$38 - $249

5 alternative options

Train to Nice, fly to Rome  •  7 h 10 min

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

$89 - $242

Thello, train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the Thello from Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$112 - $189

Train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

$109 - $157

Bus  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Rome N523

$60 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Rome 562 miles

$130 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Rome. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Rome. However, there are services departing from Saint-Charles and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 59 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Rome is 603 km. The road distance is 899.2 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Rome without a car is to Thello and train which takes 10 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Marseille to Rome, including transfers.

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Marseille to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Rome train services, operated by Thello, depart from Saint-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Thello and train, which costs and takes 10 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 15 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Marseille to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Rome.
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  • Distance: 376.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

Alitalia and Vueling Airlines fly from Marseille to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Marseille to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 10 h 59 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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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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
$40 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
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 Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thello.com
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Marseille to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Rome is 899 km. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from Marseille to Rome.

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Alitalia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Rome train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Marseille to Rome bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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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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