There are 8 ways to get from Sicily to Marseille by plane, train, ferry, car, bus and ferry or 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  •  4 h 46 min

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

$68 - $408

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Fly Palermo to Marseille  •  4 h 49 min

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

$119 - $517

Fly Palermo to Nice, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Nice (NCE) PMO - NCE
  2. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles

$168 - $503

Ferry, drive  •  21 h 7 min

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

$140 - $251

Ferry, Thello  •  25 h 16 min

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

$143 - $240

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Marseille Gare Saint-Charles

$121 - $184

Train, Thello  •  27 h 53 min

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

$186 - $248

Bus  •  30 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Marseille

$137 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Marseille is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 26 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Marseille is to fly which costs 55€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Marseille Gare Saint-Charles via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 15 min.

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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 27 h 53 min.

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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 25 h 16 min and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min 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 4 h 46 min and costs 55€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train and Thello, which costs 150€ - 220€ and takes 27 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 30 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 609.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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

Ryanair, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Catania to Marseille 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Marseille via Palermo Centrale and Genova Piazza Principe in around 27 h 53 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Palermo to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Palermo to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Palermo to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Palermo to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $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
19 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Genova to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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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, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1484+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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