Travel options
from Madrid to Marseille

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Marseille on Sep 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h45 09:00AMMarseille Provence Airport
0 changes
$1151One-way
Cheapest
10:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur16h30 02:30AMMarseille, Saint-Charles
0 changes
$761One-way
Other options
09:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport3h40 12:45PMMarseille Provence Airport
1 changes
$1771One-way
03:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h45 05:25PMMarseille Provence Airport
0 changes
$2761One-way
06:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport12h50 06:50PMMarseille Provence Airport
1 changes
$3461One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Accommodation

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Sep 25
$75Flixbus
$115Air Nostrum
Sun
Sep 26
$62Flixbus
$118Air Nostrum
Mon
Sep 27
$66Flixbus
$137Ryanair
Tue
Sep 28
$62Flixbus
$211Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$58Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
$62Flixbus
$65Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 1
$50Flixbus
$28Ryanair
Sat
Oct 2
$50Flixbus
$71Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 3
$50Flixbus
$88Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 4
$52Flixbus
$137Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
$62Flixbus
$45Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 6
$46Flixbus
$20Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
$50Flixbus
$132Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
$75Flixbus
$61Ryanair
Sat
Oct 9
$50Flixbus
$267Vueling
Sun
Oct 10
$50Flixbus
$299Air France
Mon
Oct 11
$52Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Tue
Oct 12
Find prices
$48Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 13
$46Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Thu
Oct 14
$37Flixbus
$68Air Nostrum

Travel Information from Madrid to Marseille

distanceDistance507 miles (817 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$100 - $277
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $100 (€80) • 14 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $277 (€221) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France or Flixbus

Travel 507 miles (817 km) by flight or bus between Madrid and Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $100 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air France or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Madrid to Marseille.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Marseille
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 Madrid to Marseille.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Marseille, France from Madrid, Spain currently allowed?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Marseille, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Marseille from Madrid restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Marseille from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Madrid, Spain from Marseille, France?

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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 Madrid, Spain was last verified on 9/23/21. 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 Madrid from Marseille.

How do I get from Madrid to Marseille?

There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Marseille: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from Madrid to Marseille?

The cheapest way to go to Marseille from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $100 (€80).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Marseille:

Taking a bus is about $177 (€141) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $277 (€221) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Marseille?

The fastest way to get to Marseille from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Marseille can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 45 min   on average.

How far is Marseille from Madrid?

The distance is approximately 507 miles (817 km) from Madrid to Marseille.

When traveling from Madrid to Marseille, what are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and Marseille?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Marseille:

  • Flights mostly leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and tend to arrive in Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Marseille at Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Marseille?

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

  • Travel with Air France to go to Marseille by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Madrid to Marseille tickets on Omio for $277 (€221).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Marseille. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Marseille tickets on Omio for $100 (€80).
Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Marseille?

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Marseille with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with Malta Air or Iberia.
  • You can take a direct bus with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Madrid to Marseille?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Marseille often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona or Nice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Marseille itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Marseille and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Madrid to Marseille online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Madrid to Marseille, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $277 (€221) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $100 (€80) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Marseille tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Marseille
Madrid America
Amenities
Madrid Est. Sur
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments