Madrid to Marseille train

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Marseille

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£202

Average

£202

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
11:25Madrid8h01 19:26Marseille
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£2021One-way

Train schedule Madrid to Marseille

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Fastest train times from Madrid to Marseille

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 1 m

Average

8 h 1 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

817 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Madrid 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
11:25Madrid8h01 19:26Marseille
0 changes
£2021One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Marseille

distanceDistance507 miles (817 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£138 (€156)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF

Trains from Madrid to Marseille cover the 507 miles (817 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 1 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £138, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Train providers: AVE trains Madrid to Marseille

You can travel by train from Madrid to Marseille with AVE for as low as £52. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

AVE

Travel comfortably from Madrid to Marseille with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train between Madrid and Marseille, the distance to travel is 507 miles (817 km) and prices start as low as £52. Check all the AVE train timetables and find the cheapest ticket between Madrid and Marseille on Omio!

Renfe is the main railway operator in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.

The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, toilets and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.

  • Average Price: £52

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Marseille

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FAQs

Travel between Madrid, 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 Madrid?

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 18/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Marseille as this information can change.

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

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

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Last checked on 19/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Marseille.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Marseille from Madrid for as little as £52  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Madrid to Marseille is £138  one way.
The Madrid to Marseille train distance is approximately 507 miles (817 km).
While the time it takes to travel 507 miles (817 km) between Madrid and Marseille can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Madrid to Marseille is on average 8 h 1 min.

When taking a train from Madrid, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When you arrive in Marseille, your train can arrive in train stations including Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Marseille-St-Charles.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid.

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 trip from Madrid to Marseille you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Marseille from Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Madrid to Marseille with Renfe AVE, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Marseille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Madrid to Marseille at 11: 25   or take the last train from Madrid to Marseille leaving at 11: 25. Look for the latest Madrid Marseille train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you purchase a train ticket to Marseille from Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £138 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Madrid and Marseille are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Marseille
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid 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 Madrid for your journey to Marseille.
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Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10

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