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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich 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  •  4h 12m

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

$92 - $313

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lyon Gare de Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N730 / ...

$52 - $93

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Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS

$114 - $512

Fly Zurich to Nice, train  •  7h 5m

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

$111 - $314

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Marseille  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS

$155 - $419

Train via Genève  •  7h 19m

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

$176 - $255

Train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$173 - $219

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  12h 35m

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

$76 - $122

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Marseille 461.2 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Marseille is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 11h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Marseille is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 320 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Zürich and Marseille is 516 km. The road distance is 737.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Zürich to Marseille, including transfers.

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Zürich to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich 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 Zürich to Marseille is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 260 and takes 7h 19m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 11h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 322.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Marseille, France?

Swiss flies from Zürich to Marseille 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Marseille via Genève in around 7h 19m.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
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
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 Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Lyon Gare de Perrache
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zürich to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Torino
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Website
Marino Autolinee
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

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

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Zürich to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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

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

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Marseille Airport.

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

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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 Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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