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There are 8 ways to get from Sicily to Marseille by plane, train, ferry, car, bus, bus and ferry or night bus

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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Fly Catania to Marseille  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Marseille (MRS) CTA - MRS

$69 - $408

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Fly Palermo to Marseille  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Marseille (MRS) PMO - MRS

$54 - $430

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Fly Catania to Nice, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Nice (NCE) CTA - NCE
  2. Take the train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles

$108 - $339

Ferry, drive  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  2. Drive from Genoa to Marseille

$140 - $251

Ferry, Thello  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  2. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Saint-Charles

$138 - $238

Train, Thello  •  28h

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Icn
  2. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Saint-Charles

$181 - $248

Bus  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131 Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Marseille

$141 - $201

Bus and ferry, night bus  •  26h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the night bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N523

$105 - $182

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Marseille is to fly which costs 45€ - 380€ and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Marseille is to fly which costs 55€ - 360€ and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Piazza Boiardo and arriving at Marseille via PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS and Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Saint-Charles via Palermo Centrale and Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h.

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The distance between Sicily and Marseille is 976 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Marseille without a car is to ferry and Thello which takes 25h 8m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Sicily to Marseille, including transfers.

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Sicily to Marseille bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Sicily to Marseille train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Palermo Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Marseille is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs 55€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can train and Thello, which costs 150€ - 220€ and takes 28h, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 29h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 609.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Marseille, France?

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Catania to Marseille 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Marseille via Palermo Centrale and Genova Piazza Principe in around 28h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Palermo to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Palermo to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Palermo to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Catania to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 Gare de Antibes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
20h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Turin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
Night bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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Sicily to Marseille train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Saint-Charles station.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania 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 Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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