If you want to travel from France to Corsica by ferry, you can choose the Marseille-Propriano route. This crossing takes about 11 hours and runs several times per week. You can enjoy a comfortable cruise with La Meridionale or Corsica Linea and discover the charming town of Propriano.
Ferry Marseille – Ajaccio
As mentioned above, this route is offered by two companies. At Corsica Ferries the boat runs 5 times a week for about 10 hours and at La Meridionale 3 times a week for 12 hours.
Timetable Marseille – Ajaccio
If you plan to travel by car from the Netherlands to Corsica, then the ferry to Ajaccio is a good idea because the sailing time is shorter than to other ports on Corsica.
The boat goes from Marseille to Ajaccio 8 times a week and from Ajaccio to Marseille 8 times a week. For exact times it is useful to have a look at Corsica Linea
Departure, sailing time & arrival
It is recommended to be at the port of Marseille or Ajaccio at least 90 minutes before departure.
Corsica Linea 47, Boulevard des Dames 13002
La Meridionale Gare Maritime, 4 Quai d'Arenc, Terminal 1
The journey between Marseille and Ajaccio is approximately 12.5 hours.
Gare Maritime – 20000 Ajaccio. This will be your adres for departure on the way back as well.
Ferry to Ajaccio and Marseille costs
The costs of Marseille – Ajaccio are very difficult to estimate because there are big differences when it comes to low or peak season. The Corsica ferries website states that tickets are sold from around €100.00, but in reality this will often be slightly higher/lower depending on the period. To get the best possible price, it is useful to look at the Corsica Ferries website and request make a test booking.
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