Ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio (Corsica)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

You can easily travel from the south of France to Corsica thanks to the daily ferry crossings between Marseille and Ajaccio. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Marseille to Ajaccio

Marseille Ajaccio Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 18:30 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 12h 45m Price range: 34.00 € - 233.00 €
Ajaccio Marseille Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 18:30 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 13h Price range: 34.00 € - 279.00 €
Ferry companies LA MERIDIONALE

Is there a ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio?

The ferries that serve the route from Marseille, France's second busiest port, to Ajaccio, the Corsican capital city, are daily. Throughout the year, you can usually find 1 daily crossing 7 times per week. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Corsica Linea and La Meridionale.

What's the ferry schedule from Marseille to Ajaccio?

The earliest ferry to Ajaccio usually departs from the port of Marseille at 09:30 and reaches its destination around 19:30. The last departure of the day is normally scheduled at 19:00, arriving in Ajaccio around 08:00 the next morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio?

The Marseille - Ajaccio ferry tickets start at around €40. The final ticket price depends on the season, ferry company, vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat or cabin type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Ajaccio from Marseille. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.


Traveling from Marseille to Ajaccio is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, including Corsica residents and children up to 11 years old. Keep in mind that infants up to 2 years old travel for free.

Note: discounts may differ between the two ferry operators.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Marseille to Ajaccio?

The Marseille - Ajaccio ferry duration ranges from 12 hr 30 min to 13 hr 15 min. This depends on the ferry company and the weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio?

No, the Marseille - Ajaccio crossing is operated only by conventional ferries.

What's the distance between Marseille and Ajaccio?

The distance between the port of Marseille and Ajaccio is around 187 nautical miles (approximately 347 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Ajaccio from Marseille

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Marseille to Ajaccio (Corsica): 

  • As the port of Marseille gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hr before boarding (1.5 hr if you’re traveling with a vehicle). 
  • Ajaccio is the capital of Corsica and also the perfect starting point for visiting the southern and central parts of the island.
  • Boat tours leave from Ajaccio's port to the famous Sanguinaires Islands, where visitors can explore these natural wonders and swim in their turquoise waters.
  • To explore Corsica at your own pace, we suggest getting around by car. You can transfer your vehicle on the ferry or rent one in Corsica.
  • Besides Ajaccio, you can also reach other ports of Corsica from Marseille, including Bastia, L'ile Rousse, Propriano, and Porto Vecchio.

Where to take the ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio

Ferries to Ajaccio depart from the port of Marseille, located not far from the city center. Specifically, pedestrians traveling to Corsica's capital should head to Gate 2, while passengers with vehicles should go to Gate 1.

However, as the departure gate might differ between the two operators, we recommend checking your booking details and contacting the company you travel with for more information.

Can I travel on the ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on ferries from Marseille to Ajaccio.

Ferry Luggage

On the ferries of Corsica Linea and La Méridionale there is no specific limit on luggage size and weight. However, we recommend that you carry up to 50 kg of luggage to avoid any delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The ferries traveling from Marseille to Ajaccio have many types of cabins, as well as numbered seats.

Pet travel

On Marseille - Ajaccio ferries, you can travel with your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. All animals are not allowed into the passengers area (except guide dogs) and must remain in the kennel area throughout the ferry journey.

Book ferry tickets from Marseille to Ajaccio

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