The ferry from Marseille to Bastia is one of the most popular routes from France to Corsica and is therefore also offered once a day by Corsica Linea. In addition, there is another provider (La Meridionale), which we would not recommend because the site can only be read in French.
Ferry Marseille – Bastia
The ferry from Marseille to Bastia takes about 12 hours to make the crossing. This route is particularly suitable for people who will be staying in the north of Corsica. We recommend booking through our booking module. Here you can book in English, and they also offer the line of the other ferry services.
At La Méridionale you can only book in French.
Timetable Marseille – Bastia
The boat goes from Marseille to Bastia 7 times a week and from Bastia to Marseille 7 times a week. For exact times it is useful to make a (test)booking at Corsica Linea
Departure, sailing time & arrival
It is recommended to be at the port of Marseille or Bastia at least 90 minutes before departure.
Corsica Linea 47, Boulevard des Dames 13002
The trip between Marseille and Ajaccio is approximately 12 hours long.
Arrival address: Terminal Sud Port de Bastia, 20200 Bastia France. This is also the departure address for the way back
Ferry to Bastia and Marseille costs
The costs of Marseille – Bastia are very difficult to estimate because there are differences when it comes to low or peak season. The Corsica Linea website states that tickets are sold from around €150.00, but this can sometimes differ depending on the season. To get the best possible price, looking at the Corsica Linea website and making an (incomplete) booking is useful.
Frequently Asked Questions
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