There are 7 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille by bus, plane, train 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.

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Bus to Biarritz, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Marseille (MRS) BIQ - MRS

$92 - $269

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Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Marsella Ouibus

$28 - $140

5 alternative options

Fly from San Sebastian  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Marseille (MRS) EAS - MRS

$98 - $368

Bus, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$177 - $243

Train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$127 - $193

Bus via Narbonne  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Narbonne
  2. Take the bus from Narbonne to Marseille

$56 - $79

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille 463.7 miles

$95 - $150

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Marsella. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Loiola-Donostia and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Hendaye and Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Marseille is 595 km. The road distance is 742 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from San Sebastian station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Hendaye station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Biarritz Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Marsella station.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 371.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Marseille, France?

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille every 4 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from San Sebastian to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Sebastian to Marseille via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Sebastian to Marseille via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Sebastian to Marseille via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Biarritz to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $200
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
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 San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Marsella
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.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 San Sebastián to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Sebastian to Marseille
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Narbonne to Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille is 742 km. It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Marseille.

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Volotea and Hop! offer flights from Biarritz 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 Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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