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There are 8 ways to get from Marseille to Rome by plane, night bus, train, 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.

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Fly from Marseille  •  4h 32m

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

55€ - 394€

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Night bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N523

40€ - 55€

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Night bus to Nice, fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice Airport
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO

54€ - 319€

Train  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina Fb / ...

59€ - 143€

Train via Ventimiglia  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Ventimiglia Ec
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

53€ - 80€

Bus via Florence  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice 798 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
  3. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N77 / ...

48€ - 60€

Bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria 523 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Baltour

46€ - 63€

Drive  •  8h 56m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Rome 903.7 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Rome is to night bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 400€ and takes 4h 32m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Rome. However, there are services departing from Marseille St Charles and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 49m.

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The distance between Marseille and Rome is 603 km. The road distance is 903.7 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Rome without a car is to train which takes 10h 49m and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Marseille to Rome, including transfers.

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Marseille to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 32m and costs 55€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 10h 49m, you could also bus via Florence, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 12h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Rome.
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  • Distance: 602.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

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

Air Leisure, Alitalia and Vueling Airlines fly from Marseille to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Marseille to Rome via Genova P.Za Principe in around 10h 49m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
24€ - 230€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Thello
Train from Marseille St Charles to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Genova, Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Marseille to Genova
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 28€
Website
Baltour

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

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Marseille to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Rome is 904 km. It takes approximately 8h 56m to drive from Marseille to Rome.

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Air Leisure, 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 Omio and Omio.

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

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There are 6480+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs 8€ - 10€.

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