There are 8 ways to get from Santander to Marseille by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Santander  •  6 h 22 min

  1. SDR - MRS

$59 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus ALSA  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. K784

$54 - $128

6 alternative options

Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. BIO - MRS

$96 - $253

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. BIQ - MRS

$97 - $259

Bus, train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Ic

$107 - $155

Train  •  13 h 9 min

  1. A
  2. Ave
  3. Ave

$199 - $281

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 15 min

$100 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. 588.5 miles

$120 - $190

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

Iberia, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Santander to Marseille every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Marseille via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Barcelona Sants in around 13 h 9 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Biarritz to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Biarritz to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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 - $210
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Hernani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Marsella
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santander to Marseille
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santander and Marseille is 742 km. The road distance is 942 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Marseille is to bus which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Santander to Marseille is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 80€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Santander to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 9 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santander and arriving at Marseille. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Santander to Marseille, including transfers.