There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland to Marseille by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Zurich to Marseille  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS

$93 - $315

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Bus Marino Autolinee  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurigo to Torino Marinobus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Marseille

$53 - $133

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Train to Lyon, fly to Marseille  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS

$110 - $391

Fly Milan Malpensa to Marseille  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS

$96 - $296

Fly Geneva to Nice, train  •  7 h 20 min

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

$79 - $195

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$174 - $220

Train via Genève  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$184 - $265

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Savona N508
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 404

$55 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Marseille 461.2 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Marseille is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 130 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Marseille is to fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 310 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Zürich HB and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Marseille is 449 km. The road distance is 737.9 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Switzerland to Marseille, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Marseille train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Marseille is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 220 and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 13 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Switzerland to Marseille train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Marseille, France?

Swiss and Lufthansa fly from Zürich to Marseille 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Marseille via Zürich HB and Basel SBB in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 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
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
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Savona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Savona to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Torino
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Turin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Marseille is 738 km. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to drive from Switzerland to Marseille.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Switzerland to Marseille train tickets online with Loco2, Rome2rio and two other operators.

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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 Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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