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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Marseille by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Marseille (MRS) PRG - MRS

101€ - 226€

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Bus  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Munich, ZOB RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Marseille N728

57€ - 77€

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Bus, train  •  16h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille St Charles Tgv

230€ - 420€

Train, bus  •  21h 17m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf 358 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Marseille N728

66€ - 94€

Night train, train  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Marseille St Charles Tgv

305€ - 444€

Drive  •  12h 17m

  1. Drive from Prague to Marseille 1387.2 km

150€ - 230€

Prague to Marseille by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Marseille is around 36h and covers a distance of around 1428 km. The fastest bus normally takes 36h. Operated by RegioJet and FlixBus, the Prague to Marseille bus service departs from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arrives in Marseille. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Marseille is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Marseille is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Marseille is to bus which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 21h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Marseille is to fly which costs 2 600 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Marseille via Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Marseille St Charles via Zürich HB and Geneve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 13m.

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The distance between Prague and Marseille is 1021 km. The road distance is 1387.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Marseille without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 3m and costs 5 500 Kč - 11 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Prague to Marseille, including transfers.

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Prague to Marseille bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Marseille train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Marseille is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs 2 600 Kč - 6 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 21h 25m.

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  • Distance: 1021.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Marseille, France?

Ryanair, Volotea and five other airlines fly from Prague to Marseille 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Marseille via Munich central bus station in around 21h 25m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Prague to Marseille via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Prague to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Prague to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 210€
Train from Geneve to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
19€ - 24€
Business
27€ - 32€
1st Class
27€ - 33€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Comati PSG
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Marseille
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Prague to Marseille train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Marseille St Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Marseille is 1387 km. It takes approximately 12h 17m to drive from Prague to Marseille.

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Volotea, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1005+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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