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

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Sanremo Ec

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Nice Airport 404 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Sanremo 494

$9 - $24

2 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$50 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Sanremo 160.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Sanremo is to bus which costs 7€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Sanremo is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Sanremo via Nice, Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-Saint-Charles and arriving at Sanremo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Sanremo is 202 km. The road distance is 256.5 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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The train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Sanremo takes 3 h 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Marseille to Sanremo bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Marseille-Saint-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Sanremo is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 126 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Marseille to Sanremo once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 56 min. Thello also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Sanremo via Nice Airport and Nice, Nice in around 5 h 2 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to San Remo
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
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 Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Marseille to Sanremo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Marseille to Sanremo train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Sanremo is 257 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Marseille to Sanremo.

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