There are 5 ways to get from Palma to Marseille by plane, car ferry, train, car or bus

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  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Marseille (MRS) PMI - MRS

$53 - $229

4 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$125 - $312

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Drive from Barcelona to Marseille

$117 - $309

Bus, carferry  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Estació Intermodal to Av. Príncep d'Espanya 351
  2. Take the carferry from Mallorca - Alcúdia to Barcelona
  3. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Marseille 728

$85 - $351

Car ferry, bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Marsella

$89 - $279

Questions & Answers

The distance between Palma and Marseille is 473 km.

The best way to get from Palma to Marseille without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 14 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Palma to Marseille, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Palma Mallorca Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Palma Mallorca Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1474+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palma to Palma Mallorca Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Palma to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 295.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Palma, Spain and Marseille, France?

Vueling Airlines flies from Palma to Marseille once daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Tib
Website
tib.org
Bus from Estació Intermodal to Av. Príncep d'Espanya
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tib.org
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Barcelona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Barcelona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Marsella
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Barcelona City Centre to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$53
Cabin
$101
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85
Car ferry from Mallorca - Alcúdia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $75
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85

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