Barcelona to Marseille train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Marseille

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£122

Average

£122

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Renfe AVE
14:36Barcelona4h50 19:26Marseille
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£1221One-way

Train schedule Barcelona to Marseille

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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Marseille

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

4 h 50 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

339 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Marseille every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe AVE
14:36Barcelona4h50 19:26Marseille
0 changes
£1221One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Marseille

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£97 (€110)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE

Trains from Barcelona to Marseille cover the 210 miles (339 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £64, but the average price of train tickets is £97. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Train providers: AVE trains Barcelona to Marseille

Travel between Barcelona and Marseille from £64 with Omio’s train partners AVE! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

AVE

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route from Barcelona to Marseille. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train timetables so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Barcelona to Marseille train ticket. The distance to Marseille from Barcelona on AVE is approximately 210 miles (339 km) and prices start as low as £64 on Omio.

Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.

The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most timetables throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, toilets, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!

  • Average Price: £64

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Marseille

Travel by train to Marseille easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Marseille.
FAQs

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Marseille, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Marseille, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Marseille from Barcelona as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Marseille to Barcelona is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Marseille?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Marseille to Barcelona train here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Marseille from Barcelona for as low as £64  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Barcelona to Marseille train prices are on average £97  one way.
The train distance from Barcelona to Marseille is around 210 miles (339 km).
The train time to Marseille from Barcelona is on average 4 h 50 min  for the 210 miles (339 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Marseille from Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Barcelona to Marseille, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your trip can end in train stations such as Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Marseille-St-Charles, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Marseille.

For the best Barcelona to Marseille train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Barcelona and Marseille to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Barcelona to Marseille. You can look to travel with Renfe AVE  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Marseille is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Barcelona to Marseille leaves at 14: 36   and the last train for this leaves at 14: 36. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Marseille schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Marseille is on average £97 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Marseille from Barcelona available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Marseille
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Marseille.
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Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17

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