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Of the 1 buses that leave Marseille for Barcelona every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||210 miles (339 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$23 (€22)|
|Bus frequency||8 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 8 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, Infobus, Eurolines France, Movelia, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus or Linebus|
Buses from Marseille to Barcelona cover the 210 miles (339 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, Infobus, Eurolines France, Movelia, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus or Linebus. Normally, there are 8 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $23 (€22), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Find the best buses to Barcelona from Marseille with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa from $9 (€9). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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.
Marseille to Barcelona bus information with FlixBus:
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
Marseille to Barcelona bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:
A regular, direct service operates between Marseille and Barcelona every day. With up to 6 departures daily, and service regularity continuing through the weekend, travelers can find a time to suit their needs. Journey times vary from 7 hours 20 minutes to 9 hours 45 minutes.
Buses connecting Marseille to Barcelona are offered by several providers, including non-profit organization Eurolines, Infobus, Ouibus and Linebus. Linebus tend to offer services that travel through the night, while all others have departures spread throughout the day.
Travel time varies significantly, so it’s important to check before booking. The shortest direct journey can land passengers in Barcelona in as little as 7 hours 20 minutes. Longer services, including those traveling overnight, take up to 9 hours 45 minutes. Some indirect services can complete the journey in as little as 8 hours 40 minutes, with one change required at Montpellier.
On any given day of the week, passengers can expect up to 6 direct departures connecting Marseille and Barcelona. Departures are spread throughout the day, including morning to evening departures, with some services operating through the night.
Departure station: All buses depart from Marseille Gare Saint Charles, located next to the train station for convenient onward travel. The coach station has 12 departure points, 10 of which are for international travel, with 2 serving local routes, including an airport shuttle. With its close proximity to the train station, passengers can make use of the wifi, several dining options, ATMs and air-conditioned waiting rooms.
Travel between Marseille, France and Barcelona, Spain by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Barcelona from Marseille as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Barcelona to Marseille is: Unrestricted
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/2/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Marseille from Barcelona here.
When taking a bus from Marseille, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles, Marseille, Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles and Marseille, Gare St. Charles. When you arrive in Barcelona, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the bus station to the city center in Barcelona.
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