How to get 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 09 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h30 19:30Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£261One-way
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12:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h30 19:30Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£261One-way
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16:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h05 23:05Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£401One-way
23:50Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h10 07:00Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£401One-way
18:05Barcelona El Prat Airport5h15 23:20Marseille Provence Airport
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£2941One-way

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Marseille

distanceDistance210 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £101
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £34 • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe AVE

Travel 210 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Barcelona and 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to Marseille.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Marseille.
FAQs

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Marseille, France is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open 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 07/08/2022. 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 trip between Barcelona and Marseille.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

All travellers 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 Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 28/07/2022. 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 Barcelona from Marseille.

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

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Marseille is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £34 compared to other travel options to Marseille:

A coach is about £2 less than a flight, which costs on average £36 for this trip.

A coach is about £67 less than a train, which costs on average £101 for this journey.

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

Other travel options from Barcelona to Marseille can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 5 min   of travel time.

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

The Barcelona to Marseille distance is approximately 210 miles.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Marseille is:

  • Around 12 coaches per day.
  • Around 4 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Marseille:

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

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Marseille by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Marseille for £34 on Omio.
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Marseille. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Marseille tickets on Omio for £36.
  • Renfe AVE can get you to Marseille by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe AVE from Barcelona to Marseille for £101 on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 8 direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling with direct flights per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Marseille? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Marseille usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Nice or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Nice or Lyon from Marseille, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £34 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £36 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £101 one way on average.

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

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