How to travel from Barcelona to Marseille

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from Barcelona to Marseille

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

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To get from Barcelona to Marseille on Dec 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h30 07:30PMMarseille, Rue Honnorat
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04:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h05 11:05PMMarseille, Rue Honnorat
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11:50PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h10 07:00AMMarseille, Rue Honnorat
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07:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h05 08:15AMMarseille Provence Airport
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07:30PMBarcelona9h30 05:00AMMarseille, Gare St. Charles
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Travel Information to Marseille from Barcelona

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $43 (€39) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $45 (€41) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe AVE

Travel 210 miles (339 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Barcelona to Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Marseille.

How to get from Barcelona to Marseille

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Barcelona to Marseille there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 70,02% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Barcelona to Marseille. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Marseille

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Barcelona to Marseille.

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Marseille, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Marseille from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Marseille, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Marseille from Barcelona.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Marseille, France?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Marseille?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Marseille here.

There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Marseille: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Marseille from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $43 (€39).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Marseille:

A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Marseille costing on average $50 (€45).

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a flight to Marseille, which costs on average $45 (€41) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Marseille from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Marseille can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Marseille by bus can take on average 7 h 5 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

The distance from Barcelona to Marseille is approximately 210 miles (339 km).

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Marseille is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Barcelona to Marseille 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 from Barcelona to Marseille:

  • Buses from Barcelona to Marseille most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Marseille at Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Marseille:

  • You can travel by bus between Barcelona and Marseille with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Barcelona to Marseille tickets for $50 (€45) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Barcelona and Marseille by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€41) with Vueling from Barcelona to Marseille.
  • You can go to Marseille from Barcelona by train with Renfe AVE. You'll see cheap train tickets for $43 (€39) with Renfe AVE from Barcelona to Marseille on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International with 5 direct buses per day.

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 from Barcelona to Marseille.

Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Marseille don't make Marseille their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Marseille are Paris, Nice or Lyon, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Marseille to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $50 (€45) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $45 (€41) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $43 (€39) one way.

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

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