London to Marseille train

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Overview: Train from London to Marseille

distanceDistance621 miles (1002 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Marseille cover the 621 miles (1002 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 24 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Train providers: Eurostar trains London to Marseille

Find the best journey between London and Marseille with Eurostar. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Marseille train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    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

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

    Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

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

    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 28/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Marseille from London as this information can change.

    The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Marseille is: Fully open.

    Is my return train into London from Marseille restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine 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:

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 28/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Marseille closer to your date of departure here.

    The train distance from London to Marseille is around 621 miles (1002 km).
    On average the London to Marseille train time is 8 h 24 min  covering the 621 miles (1002 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    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.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Marseille most often arrive at Marseille-St-Charles and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    When taking a train from London to Marseille, you can count on Eurostar for the best way to get you to Marseille. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Marseille from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing London for Marseille is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    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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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    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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    WifiWifi
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    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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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    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 2078437688
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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

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