Marseille ferries connect France with Corsica, Algeria, Tunisia & Sardinia with crossings available to Ajaccio, Bastia, Ile Rousse, Porto Vecchio & Propriano (in Corsica), Bejaia, Algiers, Oran & Skikda (in Algeria), Tunis (in Tunisia) & Porto Torres (in Sardinia). Sailings from Marseille are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 17 ferry crossings daily from Marseille with sailing durations starting from 11 hours. Our Marseille ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Marseille, European Capital of Culture in 2013, is one the most visited city's of France. As the city history has always been linked with the Mediterranean area, Marseille ferry port is the biggest commercial port of the Mediterranean Sea. Ferry departures to Corsica, Sardinia and the North African coast (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia) are from the Grand Port Maritime in Marseille. The ferry port is very well connected by the A7 and A55 motorways. In Marseille you'll feel the Mediterranean atmosphere. From the Notre Dame de la Garde basilica you'll enjoy a impressive view of the city and the nearest islands (Iles du Frioul).
Marseille is situated on the South Eastern coast of France. Marseille Ferry port is generally well signposted throughout the city.
From Lyon/Montpellier, after Vitrolles leave the A7 and join the A55 following signs for 'Marseille - Vieux Port'. After 8km, turn off at exit 4 and then follow signs for 'Gare Maritime.'
From Aix en Provence/Lyon/Nice (A7), take exit 5, keep right and follow directions for 'Gare Maritime'. Then, leave the A557 at exit 3 and follow signs for Gare 'Maritime.'
Marseille Ferry Port is linked to the SNCF Rail network by Place de la Joliette Metro station.
'Gare de Marseille Saint-Charles' is linked to most major cities in France and other countries, such as Italy, Spain and Switzerland.
For information on Marseille Trains, please visit the SNCF website.
BP 81965 Cedex 02, 23 Place de la Joliette, F- 13226 Marseille
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