The film unfolds during the Second World War. George succeeds at the last moment avoid arrest and leave for France. He comes to Marseilles, where he meets Marie Weidel - a woman waiting here for her husband, who promised to come to her. Between George and Marie begins a novel. They dream of living away from the war and fussing around the frenzy, but Marie does not dare to leave, secretly hoping that her husband will return. "Transit" is a military drama based on the novel by Anna Segers.