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Overview: Train from London to Marseille

distanceDistance621 miles (1002 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Marseille cover the 621 miles (1002 km) long route taking on average 9 h 32 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Train providers: Eurostar London – Marseille

Travel on Eurostar trains to Marseille from London at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Marseille from London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Marseille from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    These are Eurostar 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from London to Marseille:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

    Train from London to Marseille

    With several services departing London St Pancras to Marseille each day, rail travel is a great option for passengers. Travellers can expect up to nine trains departing on weekdays, with the fastest journeys taking less than 7 hours to complete the 774 mile trip.

    Which train companies travel between London and Marseille?

    Eurostar offer all services from St Pancras Internation to Marseille. On Mondays, Friday and Saturdays, there is one early morning service that travels direct, with all others requiring one change in Paris to a local service provider.

    How long is the train from London to Marseille?

    Throughout the week the speediest journey time from London to Marseille is 6 hours 52 minutes, although most journeys take just over 7 hours. Weekend journeys between London and Marseille can take up more than 12 hours and the quickest Saturday journey time is 6 hours 49 minutes.

    How many trains are there each day between London and Marseille?

    There are 9 trains on weekdays running from London to Marseille, with services starting very early in the morning. All passengers are required to make one change at Paris Gare du Nord, unless they take the morning direct train only available on Monday, Friday and Saturday.  Fewer services operate at weekends, and journey times also tend to be longer. There may only be around five available services on Saturdays, although this number increases on Sundays. 

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Marseille?

    Departure train station: St Pancras International train station is the departure point for all trains between London and Marseille. This railway station is convenient for a variety of national rail services, including ThamesLink, South Eastern Rail and East Midlands Trains. It is an easy stroll from Kings Cross train station to St Pancras. Local transport links include London buses and the London Underground, and the station also has car parking facilities and cycle stores. St Pancras International has a huge number of passenger amenities, including various retail shops, restaurants and bars, baby change facilities, free public WiFi and a photo booth.

    Arrival train station: Trains from London to Marseille arrive at Marseille-St-Charles railway station, which is located on Square Narvix in the city centre. Available public transportation from the station includes local buses and the metro service Blue and Orange lines. Amenities at the train station include a tourism office, a variety of cafes and restaurants, and currency exchange services. 


    Eurostar trains from London to Marseille

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    The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

    The check-in time for Eurostar to Marseille train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Marseille more comfortable.

    With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Marseille train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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    Eurostar Trains from London to Marseille

    The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

    When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Marseille.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Marseille.
    FAQs

    Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Marseille, France?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Marseille, France by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

    When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Marseille before travelling.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Marseille, France?

    Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Marseille?

    Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Marseille?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
    • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 07/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Marseille.

    How far is it from London to Marseille by train?

    The London to Marseille train distance is approximately 621 miles (1002 km).

    How many hours does it take from London to Marseille by train?

    On average the train from London to Marseille duration is 9 h 32 min  for the 621 miles (1002 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Marseille?

    Some of the London train stations to Marseille you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Marseille include Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Marseille-St-Charles.

    Where is the train station in London to go to Marseille? Where is the train station in Marseille located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

    The most popular arrival train station, Marseille-St-Charles, is located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre of Marseille.

    Which train companies should I travel with from London to Marseille?

    If you're looking for trains from London to Marseille, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Marseille. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Marseille journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services per day are there between London and Marseille?

    On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Marseille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Marseille
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Marseille.
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139