How to travel from Marseille to Barcelona

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from Marseille to Barcelona

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

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

01:30PMMarseille Provence Airport1h05 02:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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551One-way
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10:50PMMarseille, Rue Honnorat7h10 06:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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06:35AMMarseille, Rue Honnorat6h25 01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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09:00AMMarseille, Rue Honnorat7h30 04:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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03:00PMMarseille, Gare St. Charles9h30 12:30AMBarcelona
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551One-way

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Travel Information from Marseille to Barcelona

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $89
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $31 (€28) • 1 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $31 (€28) • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe AVE

Travel 210 miles (339 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Marseille and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Marseille to Barcelona.

How to get from Marseille to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Marseille to Barcelona there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 65,78% 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 Marseille to Barcelona. 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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FAQs

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

Can travelers from France enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. 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 between Marseille and Barcelona.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Marseille, France was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Marseille from Barcelona.

There are 4 travel options from Marseille to Barcelona: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Marseille and Barcelona is by taking a flight with an average price of $31 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€29) for this journey.

Taking a flight is about $59 (€54) less than taking a train, which costs on average $89 (€82) for this route.

The fastest way from Marseille to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 14 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 32 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Marseille to Barcelona is:

  • 8 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Barcelona from 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 when traveling from Marseille to Barcelona:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Marseille Provence Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

  • You can travel from Marseille to Barcelona by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€29) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Marseille to Barcelona.
  • You can travel by plane to Barcelona from Marseille with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Marseille to Barcelona tickets for $31 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Marseille by train with Renfe AVE. You'll see cheap train tickets for $89 (€82) with Renfe AVE from Marseille to Barcelona on Omio.

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

  • You can find 8 direct buses per day to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services to Barcelona 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Marseille to Barcelona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Marseille and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $32 (€29) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $31 (€28) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $89 (€82) one way.

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

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