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Journey Information

Marseille to Barcelona bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$19.09
Shortest Duration6h 50m
Trips per day5
Bus lines3
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Price trends for buses from Marseille to Barcelona

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Marseille to Barcelona right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Marseille to Barcelona?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $34.17 was the low point for bus fares from Marseille to Barcelona. Buses from Barcelona to Marseille are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $34.17 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $33.29 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 210 miles (338 kilometers) from Marseille to Barcelona. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Barcelona. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Marseille?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Marseille to Barcelona, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Marseille to Barcelona every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Marseille to Barcelona?

There are 3 bus lines from Marseille to Barcelona. With 4 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus47h 19m$35.02
Ouibus38h 37m$30.74
Union Ivkoni19h 30m$43.18

Where does the bus leave from in Marseille?

Marseille, has two bus stations with service to Barcelona, Barcelona:

  • Arenc
  • St. Charles
  • Rue Antoine Zattara

Where does the bus arrive in Barcelona?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Barcelona, Barcelona:

  • Carrer d'Ali Bei 80
  • Sants Train Station

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