There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Marseille 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.

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Train via Paris Lyon Banlieue  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$264 - $317

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Lille 814 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N769 / ...

$43 - $115

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Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$250 - $294

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Marseille

$120 - $180

Drive  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Marseille 734.7 miles

$170 - $260

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS

$62 - $283

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Marseille (MRS) BRU - MRS

$70 - $267

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Marseille (MRS) LIL - MRS

$126 - $428

Train to Charleroi, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Marseille (MRS) CRL - MRS

$86 - $296

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS

$186 - $441

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Marseille. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Marseille is 961 km. The road distance is 1175.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 6 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Rotterdam to Marseille, including transfers.

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

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Rotterdam to Marseille train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Marseille is to train which takes 6 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 600.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Marseille, France?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Marseille via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Marseille via Lille in around 18 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Charleroi to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Charleroi to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Lille Europe to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rotterdam to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Marseille
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Marseille is 1176 km. It takes approximately 11 h 1 min to drive from Rotterdam to Marseille.

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Hop!, Swiss, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Marseille Airport.

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