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Journey Information

There are 20 intercity buses per day from Nice to Marseille. Traveling by bus from Nice to Marseille usually takes around 2 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance99 mi (159 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$4.30
Trips per day20
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Nice to Marseille?

$11.94 is the average price of a bus ticket from Nice to Marseille. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $10 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Nice to Marseille in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $22 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Nice to Marseille?

There are 3 bus lines from Nice to Marseille available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 13 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
BlaBlaCar Bus72h 36m$12.00
FlixBus132h 49m$14.76
Union Ivkoni21d 20h 30m$139.94
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Nice to Marseille from $4. There are 7 trips per day offered by BlaBlaCar Bus from Nice to Marseille and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Marseille. In Nice, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Marseille from Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur . In Marseille, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at St. Charles Bus Station .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Nice to Marseille takes 2 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Marseille in 2 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Marseille.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 13 trips from Nice to Marseille, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 49 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 2 trips per day on the route from Nice to Marseille, and the trip usually takes 44 hours and 30 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Nice to Marseille during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Nice to Marseille?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 99 miles from Nice to Marseille. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

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

Because many passengers travel from Nice to Marseille at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nice?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nice to Marseille, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 20 scheduled buses that travel from Nice to Marseille every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Nice to Marseille without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Nice to Marseille; ticket prices start at $28.27.

City Information

Nice

Nice is one of the most famous cities on the French Riviera and a can't miss destination in France. We even included it in our itinerary of top French cities to visit. Start your trip with a scenic stroll along the gorgeous Promenade des Anglais bordering the Mediterranean. Picture vibrant blue water, colorful beach umbrellas, and a bustle of pedestrians from all over the world. To get an aerial view of this scene, hike the Colline du Château, or castle hill, and soak in the incredible panorama of the harbor and city.

You could easily spend your entire visit soaking in the sun and salt of the sea, but make sure to save time to check out some of Nice's notable museums. Musée Marc Chagall and Musée Matisse focus on specific artists, and Musée d'Archéologie de Nice includes entrance to the ruins of a Roman settlement nearby.

One of the easiest ways to get to Nice is by bus. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Union Ivkoni run routes to this sparkling destination from other cities throughout France. SNCF trains connect Nice to other French Riviera towns like Cannes and farther cities like Paris. International travelers will likely fly into Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which welcomes direct flights from several continents.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Nice?

Main departure station: Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

Buses to Marseille leave from 3 stations in Nice.

All bus stations in Nice:

  • Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

  • Aéroport Terminal 2

  • 14 Avenue des Diables Bleus

Where does the bus arrive in Marseille?

Main arrival station: Arenc

Buses arrive in Marseille at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Marseille:

  • Arenc

  • St. Charles Bus Station

  • Rue Antoine Zattara

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