There are 9 ways to get from Marseille to Thessaloniki by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly Marseille to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) MRS - SKG

$115 - $447

8 alternative options

Train to Nice, fly to Thessaloniki  •  11 h 5 min

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

$141 - $376

Fly Marseille to Kavala, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Kavala (KVA) MRS - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki

$201 - $885

Train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki

$242 - $366

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki

$190 - $344

Bus Dary Commerce  •  34 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki

$118 - $120

Bus Georg  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$234 - $299

Train  •  43 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE

$321 - $485

Drive  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Thessaloniki 1351.2 miles

$320 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs 103€ - 106€ and takes 34 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 100€ - 400€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Thessaloniki is 1478 km. The road distance is 2162 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Marseille to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Thessaloniki via Autostazione and Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Thessaloniki via Basel SBB, Zürich HB and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 923.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Ryanair, Turkish Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Marseille to Thessaloniki every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Sofia and Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof in around 36 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Irakleion, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Kavala via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Marseille to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
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 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
$180 - $270
SNCF
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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 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
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 Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Kavala to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
dary.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Marseille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Marseille-St-Charles to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg

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