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

21:35Madrid Barajas Airport1h45 23:20Marseille Provence Airport
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Travel Information from Madrid to Marseille

distanceDistance507 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£52 - £216
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £52 • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Renfe AVE

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 507 miles 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £52. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Vueling or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight 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.

Travel between Madrid, 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 Madrid?

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 to Marseille from Madrid.

Return travel to Madrid, 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 Madrid, 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 Madrid from Marseille.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Marseille: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Marseille. Tickets for a coach cost on average £52.

This is compared to other travel options to Marseille:

A coach is £93 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Marseille costing on average £146.

A coach journey is usually £164 less than a journey to Marseille by train, which costs on average £216 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Madrid to Marseille is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 14 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 1 min   on average.

The Madrid to Marseille distance is approximately 507 miles.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Marseille is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Madrid to Marseille depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles.

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

  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Marseille with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £52 with Flixbus from Madrid to Marseille.
  • You can travel by plane from Madrid to Marseille with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Madrid to Marseille tickets for £146 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Madrid and Marseille by train with Renfe AVE. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £216 with Renfe AVE from Madrid to Marseille.

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

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Marseille with Flixbus or Alsa.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Marseille with Air Nostrum or Ryanair with direct flights per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Marseille tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Marseille often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Barcelona or Nice. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Marseille and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £52 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £146 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £216 one way.

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

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