How to travel from Madrid to Marseille

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from Madrid to Marseille

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

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To get from Madrid to Marseille on Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h45 03:45PMMarseille Provence Airport
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02:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h45 03:45PMMarseille Provence Airport
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10:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h45 12:00PMMarseille Provence Airport
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09:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h45 11:20PMMarseille Provence Airport
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08:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport11h25 07:35AMMarseille Provence Airport
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Travel Information to Marseille from Madrid

distanceDistance507 miles (817 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$118 - $189
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $118 (€113) • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $153 (€147) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Switzerland, Air France or Renfe AVE

Travel 507 miles (817 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Madrid to 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 $118 (€113). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurolines Switzerland, Air France or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Marseille.

How to get from Madrid to Marseille

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Marseille, 71,43% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Madrid to Marseille, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Marseille, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Marseille if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Marseille, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Madrid and Marseille.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Marseille restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Marseille closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Madrid and Marseille 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Marseille from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $118 (€113).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Marseille:

A bus is generally $35 (€34) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $153 (€147) from Madrid to Marseille.

A bus is $72 (€69) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Madrid to Marseille costing on average $189 (€182).

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Marseille is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Marseille by bus can take on average 14 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 1 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Marseille is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Madrid 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 Madrid to Marseille:

  • Buses most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Marseille at Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Flights mostly leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and tend to arrive in Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Marseille at Marseille-St-Charles.

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 Eurolines Switzerland to go to Marseille by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurolines Switzerland Madrid to Marseille tickets on Omio for $118 (€113).
  • 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 $153 (€147).
  • Travel with Renfe AVE to go to Marseille by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe AVE Madrid to Marseille tickets on Omio for $189 (€182).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or Alsa with 1 direct bus 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 between Madrid and 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!

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 bus ticket for this trip is costing $118 (€113) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $153 (€147) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $189 (€182) one way.

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.

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