Grenoble to Marseille bus

Cheap bus tickets from Grenoble to Marseille

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Cheapest

16

Average

19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

08:30AMGrenoble3h10 11:40AMMarseille
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161One-way
08:00AMGrenoble2h40 10:40AMMarseille
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181One-way
04:20PMGrenoble2h50 07:10PMMarseille
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181One-way
04:30PMGrenoble3h30 08:00PMMarseille
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201One-way
08:30AMGrenoble3h50 12:20PMMarseille
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211One-way

Bus schedule from Grenoble to Marseille

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08:00AMGrenoble2h40 10:40AMMarseille
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08:30AMGrenoble3h10 11:40AMMarseille
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08:30AMGrenoble3h50 12:20PMMarseille
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04:20PMGrenoble2h50 07:10PMMarseille
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04:30PMGrenoble3h30 08:00PMMarseille
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Bus times from Grenoble to Marseille

Showing times and prices for May 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

3 h 12 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

212 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Grenoble for Marseille every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

08:00AMGrenoble2h40 10:40AMMarseille
0 transfers
181One-way
04:20PMGrenoble2h50 07:10PMMarseille
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181One-way
08:30AMGrenoble3h10 11:40AMMarseille
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161One-way
04:30PMGrenoble3h30 08:00PMMarseille
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201One-way
08:30AMGrenoble3h50 12:20PMMarseille
0 transfers
211One-way

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Overview: Bus from Grenoble to Marseille

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€20)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Grenoble to Marseille cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $12 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Grenoble, Gare Europole and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Grenoble to Marseille

For as little as $12 (€11) you can travel by bus to Marseille from Grenoble with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $12

Buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira

Travelers journeying by bus to Marseille-Spira from Grenoble can expect the 190-mile (306-km) trip to take anywhere from about 4h and 30min to almost 12h depending on the transfers that are designated on the bus ticket selected. Passengers will need to expect at least one transfer with most buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira; however, the bus companies that run the route do offer a limited number of direct options each week. Departures are available mostly during the day, with a few departing later in the night.Upon arriving in Marseille-Spira, head to the Old Port—with quays on three sides and broad boardwalks offering outdoor seating at the many cafés and fish restaurants, it’s a beautiful spot to spend an afternoon.

 

How long is the journey by bus from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira?

While there are quite a few options for buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira each week, passengers should take note that most options include at least one transfer; the journey can take between about 6h and just over 11h 30min for these trips. There are a small number of direct options each week and these typically run about 4h and 30min, including one stop in Aix-en-Provence. There are no non-stop bus services that run the route from Grenoble to the coastal city of Marseille-Spira.

 

How many buses are there from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira?



During early winter months there are about seven weekly services, with about two some days, and none other days; this includes around three direct options, with remaining services having transfers. In February, frequency increases to around 20 routes. Some days have multiple buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira leaving simultaneously during peak hours—durations vary greatly, so pay attention to the transfer indicated. Most other services are off-peak. Depending on the daily services, the first departure may be around 1:00 a.m., 5:00 a.m. or 2:40 p.m. The latest departure each week is around 10:15 p.m. If you require a shorter trip, it's important to book your bus ticket well in advance.

 

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira?

Departure bus station: Gare de Gremoble is the bus station from which passengers traveling via bus from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira will depart. The station sits next to the SNCF Train Station. From the city center, the Gare de Grenoble is a .7-mile (1.1-km) walk, which takes about 15min. Alternatively, there are taxis or car services available, which take approximately 8min, or the C1 city bus run by M, which can reach the station in about 10min. Travelers should arrive at the departure point at least 15min prior to departure. While at Gare de Grenoble, there are facilities to accommodate travelers, including indoor seating, screens displaying departure times and vending machines.

Arrival bus station: The Marseille Airport or the Gare St. Charles are where passengers arriving in Marseille-Spira will be dropped off. From the airport, travelers can grab a taxi to take them the roughly 17 miles (27km) to the city center in about 30min. SNCF also runs a TER train, which takes approximately 45min, and the LER buses operated by Vou! take just under 1h. From the bus station it is about 1 mile (1.5 km) to the city center, which is a 20min walk, 12min taxi ride or 8min via the RTM. At both drop-off locations, the facilities offered to travelers include restrooms, cafés and restaurants.

 

Which bus companies travel from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira?

There are two bus companies that provide regular service from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira each week: FlixBus and BlaBlaBus. While FlixBus offers the only direct routes, which are operated a few times a week, BlaBlaBus has a more robust schedule on days that it runs services, offering as many as up to seven buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira in a single morning. However, BlaBlaBus’s journey options all include at least one transfer, some of which are several hours long, so passengers are encouraged to carefully review options before booking their bus ticket. Some FlixBus services also include a transfer.

 

FlixBus Grenoble to Marseille-Spira

Flixbus gives travelers several bus options each week. While there are typically one-to-two daily departures, there are a few days each week when no services are scheduled. A late night service that is sometimes available departs around 1:10 a.m.; however, a more frequently scheduled early morning service departs around 5:00 a.m. and runs about 6h 30min, including a transfer. Afternoon departures usually leave around 2:40 p.m. and run direct in about 4h 35min, with one stop along the way. FlixBus operates services during the week, at weekends and on some major holidays; however, if anticipating travel on holidays, passengers are encouraged to consult the Omio website for specific availability. All buses operated by FlixBus are the standard passenger bus type and depart from Gare de Grenoble, then arrive at Gare St. Charles. The bus company’s ticket policy does allow for tickets to be refunded up to 30 days in advance of the departure date. A fee is applied for changes made within 30 days of the departure. Passengers should take note that the bus ticket they purchase is valid only for the selected bus.

 

BlaBlaBus Grenoble to Marseille-Spira

A second bus company that provides service from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira is BlaBlaBus. All buses operated by BlaBlaBus depart from Gare de Grenoble and arrive at either Marseille Airport or Gare St. Charles. There are a few days a week when the bus company may provide up-to seven journey options for passengers, all departing from Gare de Grenoble around 9:10 a.m. and arriving in Marseille at various points throughout the afternoon (from about 3:15 p.m.) and evening (until about 8:50 p.m.). Arrival times depend upon the transfer. With journeys taking between about 5h to about 11h 40min, passengers will want to review the transfers carefully before booking a bus ticket. Services are available during the week and at weekends, but schedules may be reduced during national holidays. Passengers can expect a standard passenger bus type and a transfer on all routes. BlaBlaBus ticket policy allows passengers to refunded or changed their ticket up to 30min prior departure for a voucher. Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Grenoble to Marseille-Spira Bus: Services on board

Both FlixBus and BlaBlaBus offer similar onboard services. With each company, passengers have access to free Wi-Fi, which allows them to surf the internet, check emails and news, and keep up-to-date with social media. Prior to boarding the bus, it will be important for travelers to review the luggage allowances; individuals who want to bring a bicycle will find that BlaBlaBus only allows folded bicycles that are contained—the item will count as a checked bag. FlixBus also counts bicycles as a checked item; however, bicycles do not need to be folded, but there are only five bicycle spots available on each bus. Strollers are allowed on, and qualify as a special luggage item. Bags checked with either bus company cannot exceed 50 lbs (23 kg). Passengers with reduced mobility who use a wheelchair, but are able to get on and off the bus independently, may store their wheelchair in the luggage compartment for free. Alternatively, there are two wheelchair accessible spots on the bus. Due to limited availability, the spots should be requested upon booking. Also, while service animals are permitted for passengers who require them, neither bus company allows pets. Bathroom facilities are available on all buses from Grenoble to Marseille-Spira.

Travel Tips: Bus to Marseille from Grenoble

Take the bus to Marseille easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Grenoble to Marseille.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Grenoble to Marseille buses for as little as $12 (€11)  in the next 7 days.
The bus price from Grenoble to Marseille is on average $22 (€20)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The distance from Grenoble to Marseille by bus is approximately 131 miles (212 km).
On average the Grenoble to Marseille bus time is 4 h 20 min  covering the 131 miles (212 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Grenoble, Gare Europole   and arriving in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Grenoble, Gare Europole, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center.

Take the Grenoble to Marseille bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Marseille from Grenoble as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The first Grenoble to Marseille bus departs at 10: 30 AM   and the last bus from Grenoble to Marseille leaves at 9: 15 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Grenoble to Marseille on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book the Grenoble to Marseille bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $22 (€20). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Grenoble and Marseille. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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