Ajaccio
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Ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille

Ferries run between Ajaccio and Marseille run once a day. 2 ferry operators sail between Ajaccio to Marseille, these include Corsica Linea & La Meridionale. Ajaccio Marseille Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Ajaccio to Marseille Ferry Times

Ferries from Ajaccio to Marseille typically depart from Ajaccio at around 07:30. The average sailing time of a Marseille Ajaccio ferry is approximately 12h 32m.

Ajaccio Marseille Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Ajaccio Marseille ferries typically range between €90* and €516*. The average price is around €284*. The cheapest ferry prices from Ajaccio to Marseille start from €44*. The average price for a foot passenger is €152*. The average price for a car ferry is €355*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Ajaccio and Marseille?

The distance between Ajaccio to Marseille is approximately 251.7 miles (405.1km), or 218.7 nautical miles.

Is there a Ajaccio Marseille car ferry?

Yes, Corsica Linea, La Meridionale offer a car ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Ajaccio and Marseille.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Ajaccio Marseille ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Ajaccio to Marseille with Corsica Linea, La Meridionale.

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Ajaccio - Marseille Route summary
Departure Country France
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 2
Operators Corsica Linea & La Meridionale
Average Price 360 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 12h 32m
Fastest Sailing Duration 10h 0m
First Ferry 07:30
Last Ferry 23:00
Distance 218 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille?

The approximate duration for ferries from Ajaccio to Marseille is 10h 15m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille?

Ajaccio to Marseille is approximately 332 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Ajaccio to Marseille?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Ajaccio to Marseille. These ferry companies are
  • Corsica Linea
  • La Meridionale

How can I book ferry tickets from Ajaccio to Marseille?

Book Ajaccio to Marseille tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Ajaccio to Marseille with
  • Corsica Linea
  • La Meridionale

Can you take your car on the ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Ajaccio to Marseille with the following operators
  • Corsica Linea
  • La Meridionale

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Ajaccio to Marseille?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Corsica Linea
  • La Meridionale

How far is Marseille from Ajaccio?

Ajaccio to Marseille is approximately 218 nautical miles distance apart.

Ajaccio Guide

Ajaccio is the largest settlement on the French island of Corsica. The town is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1769. He was born in Casa Buonaparte which is now open to the public. The town's airport, Ajaccio napoleon Bonaparte Airport, has also been dedicated to him. Lying around 210 miles to the south east of Marseilles, the town is located on the south west coast of Corsica and has a sheltered position at the bottom of wooded hills on the northern shore of the Gulf of Ajaccio. The town's harbour is located to the east of the original citadel below a hill overlooking a peninsular which protects the harbour.

There are almost daily ferries operating from Ajaccio to the ports of Marseilles, Toulon and Nice on the French mainland. These services are supplemented by ferries to Livorno on the Italian mainland and to Sardinia, along with services to Calvi and Propriano.

Ajaccio has also become a stopover for cruises with a total of 418,086 passengers in 2007 - by far the largest in Corsica and the second in France (after Marseille, but ahead of Nice/Villefranche-sur-Mer and Cannes).


Marseille Guide

The French city of Marseille lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the south of France and is France's second largest city, known the world over for its amazing beaches and large port. Visitors to the city will find much to see and do including some charming districts filled with busy bazaars and street markets. This is particularly the case in the area around the port. Popular attractions in the city include the Basilique Notre Dame de La Garde which can be found on the south side of the Vieux Port. Also of interest in Marseille is the Chateau d'If and the Centre de la Vieille Charite which is a large exhibition centre that dates back to the 17th century and can be found in the Panier district of the city. For lovely views of the sea you should head to the beautiful La Cathedrale de la Nouvelle Major and the grand Palais du Pharo which is on the waterfront and was once the home of Napoleon III and now hosts many exhibitions.


Ajaccio to Marseille Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Corsica Linea 18:15 07:00 12 hours 45 minutes Wed, Fri
La Meridionale 18:30 07:00 12 hours 30 minutes Tue, Thu, Sat
Corsica Linea 18:45 08:00 13 hours 15 minutes Sun
La Meridionale 19:00 08:00 13 hours Mon
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