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There are 15 ways to get from Swanage to Chanac by car ferry, train, night train, car, bus, night bus, ferry, car train or plane

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Car ferry, train, night train, drive  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ter
  3. Take the train from Caen to St Pierre Des Corps Ter
  4. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Les Aubrais Orleans Ter
  5. Take the night train from Les Aubrais Orleans to Rodez
  6. Drive from Rodez to Chanac

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Bus  •  28h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Béziers
  4. Take the bus from Béziers to Marvejols B

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Train, bus, night train, drive  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover 700
  3. Take the bus from Dover to Paris 700
  4. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Les Aubrais Orleans Ter
  5. Take the night train from Les Aubrais Orleans to Rodez
  6. Drive from Rodez to Chanac

Bus, night bus, train  •  24h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille-Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marvejols Ter

Drive, ferry, bus, train  •  29h 28m

  1. Drive from Swanage to Locks Heath Centre
  2. Take the ferry from Portsmouth Port to Saint-Malo Port
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Nimes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nimes to Mende Ter

Car ferry, drive  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Chanac

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 1m

  1. Drive from Swanage to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Chanac

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille, bus, train  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  3. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Nîmes
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Mende

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Lyon, train  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nîmes
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Mende

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Toulouse, train  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Beziers
  4. Take the train from Beziers to Le Monastier

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier, train  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Mende

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Beziers  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Beziers (BZR) BRS - BZR
  4. Take the train from Beziers to Le Monastier

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nîmes
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Mende

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Geneva, train  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
  5. Take the train from Nimes to Mende

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Geneva, train  •  18h 53m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
  5. Take the train from Nimes to Mende

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The cheapest way to get from Swanage to Chanac is to bus which costs £60 - £120 and takes 28h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Swanage to Chanac is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £240 - £310 and takes 12h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swanage station to Chanac. However, there are services departing from Swanage, Bus Station and arriving at Chanac via Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, London Victoria Green Line Station, Paris, Béziers and Marvejols. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 54m.

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The distance between Swanage and Chanac is 790 km.

The best way to get from Swanage to Chanac without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 24h 22m and costs £160 - £260.

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It takes approximately 22h 29m to get from Swanage to Chanac, including transfers.

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Swanage to Chanac bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Swanage to Chanac bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Marvejols station.

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Chanac is 1h ahead of Swanage. It is currently 6:14 PM in Swanage and 7:14 PM in Chanac.

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  • Distance: 790 km
  • Duration: 22h 29m

What companies run services between Swanage, England and Chanac, France?

You can take a bus from Swanage to Chanac via Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Green Line Station, Paris Gare de Bercy Seine, Paris, Béziers, and Marvejols in around 28h 54m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €450
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €550
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €850
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €850
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €1300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Beziers
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Caen to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Les Aubrais Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Night train from Les Aubrais Orleans to Rodez
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€60 - €90
Rail 1st Class
€80 - €120
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Les Aubrais Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marvejols
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from Nimes to Mende
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Beziers
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Beziers to Le Monastier
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €70
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€55 - €75
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€15 - €19
Anytime Day 1st Class
€25 - €30
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille-Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Rennes to Nimes
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€170 - €210
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Beziers
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €30
1st Class
€18 - €22
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €65
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nimes
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €80
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dover to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Béziers
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Béziers
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €75
Ferry from Portsmouth Port to Saint-Malo Port
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€35 - €50
Car
€85 - €120

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KLM, British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport.

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