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

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Train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille St Charles Ec

30€ - 45€

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Bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 798 / ...

18€ - 62€

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tortona Re_13
  2. Take the bus from Tortona to Marseille 523

33€ - 48€

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Milan to Marseille 522 km

70€ - 110€

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS

69€ - 214€

Fly from Milan Linate  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Marseille (MRS) LIN - MRS

84€ - 271€

Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Marseille (MRS) BGY - MRS

33€ - 189€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Marseille (MRS) BLQ - MRS

47€ - 379€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Marseille is to bus which costs 18€ - 65€ and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Marseille is to fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Marseille. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Marseille St Charles. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Milan and Marseille is 387 km. The road distance is 522 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Marseille St Charles takes 7h 21m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Milan to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Milan to Marseille train services, operated by Thello, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Marseille is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs 30€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 65€ and takes 9h 49m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 6h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 386.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

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

Thello operates a train from Milano Centrale to Marseille St Charles twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 7h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan, Milan to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 4 times a day. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Bologna to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
24€ - 150€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 260€
Flights from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
20€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 700€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Thello
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Tortona
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia

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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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
Bus from Milan, Milan to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Milan to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Milano to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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 Tortona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Milan to Marseille train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Marseille St Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Marseille is 522 km. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Milan to Marseille.

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Air Dolomiti, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1918+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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