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Travel Information from London to Marseille

distanceDistance621 miles (1002 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£12 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel 621 miles (1002 km) by flight or coach to Marseille from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Ryanair or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Marseille.

General Information: Travelling from London to Marseille

If you want to visit Provence or the beautiful city of Marseille, you can choose between buses, trains and flights. The fastest option is to fly, but when you add in transfer times to and from the airport, catching a train is only a couple of hours slower. Buses present a cheaper alternative for those who aren't on a tight schedule.

Travelling from London to Marseille

Trains

Trains allow you to reach Marseille from London in just a few hours, thanks to the Channel Tunnel and France's TGV service. To reach Marseille, you'll need to take a Eurostar service to Paris, change to the Gare de Lyon and take an SNCF TGV to Marseille St. Charles. Services leave St Pancras every hour and the total journey time is around 7 hours. Trains start at 7:00 a.m. and continue to leave until midnight, allowing you to travel overnight.

Buses

Flixbus and National Express provide connections to Marseille from the British capital. Both services require a quick change, usually in Paris, and take between 20 and 24 hours to reach Marseille St. Charles Station. The earliest departure is at 9:30 a.m. and the last bus of the day leaves at 8:00 p.m. All buses leave from London Victoria Coach Station.

Flights

Flights to Marseille are provided by British Airways, Air France, Easyjet and Ryanair, with a total journey time of just 1 hour 55 minutes. Flights leave as early as 7:25 a.m., and the final service takes off at 8:15 p.m. Most flights leave from Heathrow, but there are some departures from Stansted and Gatwick. All of them arrive at Marseille Provence airport.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Marseille

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Marseille, France from London, United Kingdom?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Marseille, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Marseille if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Marseille.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to London, United Kingdom from Marseille, France?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 21/01/2022. 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 London from Marseille.

What are my travel options from London to Marseille?

There are 2 ways to get from London to Marseille: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Marseille?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Marseille, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Marseille:

A flight is generally £21 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £32 from London to Marseille.

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

The fastest way from London to Marseille is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 20 h 50 min.

How many miles from London to Marseille would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 621 miles (1002 km) from London to Marseille.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Marseille?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Marseille:

  • Most travellers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.

Which travel companies can get me from London to Marseille?

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

  • You can go to Marseille from London by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £12 with Ryanair from London to Marseille on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from London to Marseille with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £32 with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Marseille.

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Marseille?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between London and Marseille online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £12 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £32 one way.

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

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