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

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Fly from Santander  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Marseille (MRS) SDR - MRS

$95 - $416

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Bus ALSA  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Marsella K784

$69 - $113

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Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Marseille (MRS) BIO - MRS

$111 - $244

Train  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave

$183 - $269

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Marseille

$100 - $150

Drive  •  8h 54m

  1. Drive from Santander to Marseille 588.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Santander to Marseille is to bus which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Marseille is to fly which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 6h 34m.

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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 15h 15m.

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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 and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

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The distance between Santander and Marseille is 742 km. The road distance is 941.5 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 13h 37m and costs 150€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Santander to Marseille, including transfers.

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Santander to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Santander station.

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Santander to Marseille train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santander station.

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The best way to get from Santander to Marseille is to fly which takes 6h 34m and costs 80€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 240€ and takes 13h 37m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 14h.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 463.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Santander to Marseille 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Marseille via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 13h 37m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
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 Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Marsella
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
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 Bilbao, Bilbao to Marseille, Marseille Faculté St Charles
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santander to Marseille
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Santander Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Santander to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Marseille station.

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Santander to Marseille train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Marseille is 942 km. It takes approximately 8h 54m to drive from Santander to Marseille.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Santander Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1441+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santander to Santander Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs 12€ - 19€.

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