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Marseille - Paris Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Marseille to Paris. Traveling by bus from Marseille to Paris usually takes around 12 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance410 mi (660 km)
Shortest duration10h 15m
Cheapest price$21.40
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Marseille to Paris?

Bus tickets for a trip from Marseille to Paris cost $41.27 on average. Tickets cheaper than $41.27 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Marseille to Paris are at their cheapest average price in November. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $35. On the other hand, traveling on this route during August might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for August trips cost $80, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Marseille to Paris?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Marseille to Paris. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus912h 24m$56.39
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 9 trips from Marseille to Paris, and usually makes the trip in about 12 hours and 24 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 410 miles from Marseille to Paris. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Paris at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Marseille to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Marseille to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Marseille to Paris; ticket prices start at $78.02.

City Information

Marseille

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Marseille is the oldest city in France and the second-largest city after Paris. Although this ancient port town may seem lacking glamour and sophistication, Marseille makes up for this through its cultural depth and rich history.

One of the most popular attractions in Marseille is the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. This 19th-century cathedral sits on a hill overlooking the city and can be reached either by regular buses or on foot. If you make the climb, your rewards will be impressive views of Marseille and an awe-inspiring mosaic interior. Thanks to a recent cultural renaissance, Marseille is also home to many new museums and galleries. The Musée d'Histoire de Marseille guides you through the city's rich maritime history and includes exhibitions on the cathedral's construction. The Mucem, or Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean, is an award-winning modern institution devoted to regional history.

After a day of exploring the city, spend a relaxing evening on one of the nearby picturesque Mediterranean beaches, or wander through the Vieux Port for exceptional photo opportunities and authentic local seafood restaurants.

Marseille is easily accessible via plane, train, bus, or sea. Marseille-Provence International Airport is only 30km from the city, with many shuttle services offering direct transfer. TGV services connect Marseille by rail to cities across the country and to Spain, as well. Eurolines and other buses cover routes from Marseille to Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Genoa, and more.

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Marseille?

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Main departure station: Arenc

Arenc Euroméditerranée is a train station near Marseille's waterfront. Trains run below street level, and passengers can reach platforms via staircases on boulevard Mirabeau and rue Jean-Gaspard-Vence. The train station connects to Marseille's tram service on line 3. Buses also run to the area, but because the streets are one-way, buses board on two different streets. Northbound buses stop on Rue Peyssonnel, and southbound buses stop closer to the tram on Boulevard de Paris. These include local buses and intercity buses operated by FlixBus. The station does not offer amenities, but its central location means plenty of dining options and hotels are nearby.

All bus stations in Marseille:

  • Arenc

  • Marseille (Saint-Antoine)

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Main arrival station: Gare de Bercy Seine

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Paris.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

  • 4-6 Rue De Tolbiac

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