How to travel from Alicante to Marseille

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from Alicante to Marseille

You can get from Alicante to Marseille by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Alicante to Marseille on Jan 31 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante17h00 10:00AMMarseille, Gare St. Charles
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05:00PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante17h00 10:00AMMarseille, Gare St. Charles
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711One-way
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06:50PMAlicante Elche Airport17h00 11:50AMMarseille Provence Airport
1 transfer
6211One-way

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Travel Information to Marseille from Alicante

distanceDistance458 miles (738 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $573
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 12 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $573 (€498) • 22 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa Cityline

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 458 miles (738 km) between Alicante and Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 22 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Alicante to Marseille.

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FAQs

Travel from Alicante, Spain to Marseille, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Marseille from Alicante restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Marseille, France from Alicante?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Marseille, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Marseille from Alicante closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Alicante, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Alicante, Spain was last verified on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Alicante from Marseille.

There are 4 ways to travel from Alicante to Marseille including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Marseille is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Marseille:

Taking a train is usually $147 (€128) less than taking a bus to Marseille, which costs on average $150 (€130) for the same trip.

A train is $571 (€496) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Alicante to Marseille costing on average $573 (€498).

The fastest way to get to Marseille from Alicante is by flight with an average travel time of 22 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Marseille can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 23 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 12 h 1 min.

The Alicante to Marseille distance is around 458 miles (738 km).

The average frequency per day from Alicante to Marseille is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Marseille from Alicante as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Alicante to Marseille:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Alicante Elche Airport and arrive in Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Alicante to Marseille, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Marseille by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Alicante to Marseille for $150 (€130) on Omio.
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Marseille by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Alicante to Marseille tickets on Omio for $573 (€498).

Yes, there are direct services available from Alicante to Marseille with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Marseille as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Marseille from Alicante.

Your trip from Alicante to Marseille doesn't have to end in Marseille. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona or Nice. If you’d like to add Paris, Barcelona or Nice to your Alicante to Marseille tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Marseille today!

When planning your trip from Alicante to Marseille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $150 (€130) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $573 (€498) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Alicante to Marseille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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