There are 8 ways to get from Marseille to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$174 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Zürich

$54 - $81

6 alternative options

Train via Genève  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$179 - $254

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Zurich 470

$94 - $142

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Zürich 445.4 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Marseille to Zurich  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH

$93 - $314

Fly Marseille to Strasbourg, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$92 - $466

Train to Nice, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 50 min

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

$81 - $188

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Switzerland is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Switzerland is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Switzerland is 449 km. The road distance is 712.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Marseille to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Marseille to Zürich via Basel SBB and Zürich HB in around 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Zürich via Turin, Turin, Torino, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Annecy
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Zürich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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