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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 23 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15Madrid Barajas Airport1h45 09:00Marseille Provence Airport
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07:15Madrid Barajas Airport1h45 09:00Marseille Provence Airport
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09:45Madrid Barajas Airport7h10 16:55Marseille Provence Airport
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06:00Madrid Barajas Airport8h50 14:50Marseille Provence Airport
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06:00Madrid Barajas Airport10h50 16:50Marseille Provence Airport
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22 Sep
£16Malta Air
23 Sep
£47Air Nostrum
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£64Air Nostrum
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£51Air Nostrum
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£67Air Nostrum
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£116Air Nostrum
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£18Malta Air
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£47Air Nostrum
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£84Air Nostrum
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£32Air Nostrum
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£15Malta Air
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£154Air Nostrum
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£49Air Nostrum
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£35Air Nostrum

Travel Information between Madrid and Marseille

distanceDistance507 miles (817 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£71 - £197
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £71 • 14 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £197 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 507 miles (817 km) to Marseille from Madrid. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £71. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air France or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach 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.
Am I allowed to travel from Madrid, Spain to Marseille, France?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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 21/09/2021; 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 Madrid and Marseille.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to 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 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 Madrid, Spain was last verified on 22/09/2021. 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 you get from Madrid to Marseille?

You can travel between Madrid and Marseille 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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

The cheapest way from Madrid to Marseille is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £71 compared to other travel options to Marseille:

A coach is £126 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Marseille costing on average £197.

What is the fastest way 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.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 14 h 45 min.

What is the distance from Madrid to Marseille?

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

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Marseille?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Madrid to Marseille depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Marseille?

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

  • You can travel from Madrid to Marseille by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £197 with Air France from Madrid to Marseille.
  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Marseille with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £71 with Flixbus from Madrid to Marseille.
Can I find a direct route to Marseille from Madrid?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Malta Air or Iberia.
  • You can book a direct coach with.

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 to Marseille from Madrid.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Madrid to Marseille?
Your journey from Madrid to Marseille doesn't have to end in Marseille. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona or Nice. If you’d like to add Paris, Barcelona or Nice to your Madrid to Marseille trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Marseille today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Madrid and Marseille online to get the best deals?

Before travelling 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:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £197 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £71 one way for this journey.

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.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid America
Madrid Est. Sur

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