The cheapest trains from Marseille to Nice

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£36

Average

£37

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.

The average ticket from Marseille to Nice will cost around £ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 36.

Cheapest
21:15Marseille-St-Charles2h42 23:57Nice Ville
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£361One-way
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07:58Marseille-St-Charles2h42 10:40Nice Ville
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£361One-way
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11:58Marseille-St-Charles2h42 14:40Nice Ville
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£361One-way
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16:27Marseille-St-Charles2h41 19:08Nice Ville
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£361One-way
Cheapest
17:58Marseille-St-Charles2h40 20:38Nice Ville
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£361One-way

Timetable Marseille to Nice

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 17 Oct
05:58Marseille-St-Charles2h40 08:38Nice Ville
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07:58Marseille-St-Charles2h42 10:40Nice Ville
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08:27Marseille-St-Charles2h40 11:07Nice Ville
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09:58Marseille-St-Charles2h43 12:41Nice Ville
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11:58Marseille-St-Charles2h42 14:40Nice Ville
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12:27Marseille-St-Charles2h41 15:08Nice Ville
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13:27Marseille-St-Charles2h40 16:07Nice Ville
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14:58Marseille-St-Charles2h40 17:38Nice Ville
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15:57Marseille-St-Charles2h44 18:41Nice Ville
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16:27Marseille-St-Charles2h41 19:08Nice Ville
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17:27Marseille-St-Charles2h43 20:10Nice Ville
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17:58Marseille-St-Charles2h40 20:38Nice Ville
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19:57Marseille-St-Charles2h40 22:37Nice Ville
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20:27Marseille-St-Charles2h40 23:07Nice Ville
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21:15Marseille-St-Charles2h42 23:57Nice Ville
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Sat
16 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
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Sun
17 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
£4Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£4Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£24SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
25 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
26 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£31SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£24SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£31SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
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£4BlaBlaCar Bus
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4 Nov
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5 Nov
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The fastest trains from Marseille to Nice

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

159 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Marseille for Nice every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 159 km distance in an average of 2 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 44 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
17:58Marseille-St-Charles2h40 20:38Nice Ville
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£361One-way
Fastest
05:58Marseille-St-Charles2h40 08:38Nice Ville
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£361One-way
Fastest
08:27Marseille-St-Charles2h40 11:07Nice Ville
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£381One-way
Fastest
13:27Marseille-St-Charles2h40 16:07Nice Ville
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£381One-way
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19:57Marseille-St-Charles2h40 22:37Nice Ville
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£381One-way

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Train Information from Marseille to Nice

distanceDistance98 miles (158 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | Intercités

Trains from Marseille to Nice cover the 98 miles (158 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Nice Ville.

Trains from Marseille to Nice: Journey Details

There are 14 direct trains from Marseille to Nice throughout the week and slightly fewer over the weekend. Direct trains depart from very early morning till around 08.30 pm and run on an almost hourly basis with more at peak times. There are also several trains with one change at Toulon each day. Trains are operated by SNCF French Railways and an average journey on one of their popular TGV trains takes approximately 2 hours 45 minutes.

Taking the Train from Marseille

Travellers taking trains from Marseille to Nice will need to make their way to Marseille-St.Charles station. It is the city's main station and there are excellent local transport links. Two metro lines stop at the station, the M1 blue line (east to west) and M2 red line (north to south). Several bus services also stop nearby and taxis will take passengers to the station from any part of the city. Though the station is just a short walk from the Old Port and the Canabiere those arriving on foot should be aware that it is at the top of a small hill and reached by several sets of steps.

Getting into Nice by Train

Nice is often referred to as the 'jewel of the French Riviera' and with its ochre coloured old town buildings, luxury hotels and famous Promenade des Anglais it is easy to see why the city deserves the title. Trains from Marseille to Nice all arrive at Nice Ville station. The station is in the heart of the city but there is a regular tram service that connects it with the Old Town and Promenade des Anglais. The station is also served by several local bus services run by Ligne d'Azur and the Route 99 airport express service. Travellers will also find taxis at the station entrance.

Travel Tips

Trains from Marseille to Nice
Travel by train to Nice 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 Marseille to Nice.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Marseille to Nice cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Nice from Marseille for the next 7 days starting from £24  one way.
How much does the train from Marseille to Nice cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Marseille to Nice train prices are on average £30  one way.
What is the distance to Nice from Marseille by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Nice from Marseille via train to be approximately 98 miles (158 km).
What is the average Marseille to Nice train duration?
On average the Marseille to Nice train time is 2 h 40 min  covering the 98 miles (158 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Marseille and arrival train station in Nice?

Some of the Marseille train stations to Nice you can start your journey from include Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Nice include Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

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

Where is the Marseille train station located? Where is the Nice train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Marseille-St-Charles, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Marseille. The most popular arrival train station in Nice, called Nice Ville, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Marseille to Nice?
For the route from Marseille to Nice you can take a train with SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | Intercités. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Marseille to Nice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I buy a direct train from Marseille to Nice?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Marseille to Nice. You can look to travel with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI  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 journey.
How many train services are there between Marseille and Nice a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Marseille to Nice. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Marseille to Nice?
The earliest train departing from Marseille to Nice leaves at 04: 58. The last train departing from Marseille to Nice leaves at 20: 15. You can find the latest Marseille to Nice train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Marseille and Nice to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Marseille to Nice to cost on average £30 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Marseille to Nice train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Marseille
Nice
Marseille-St-Charles is the most popular Marseille 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 Marseille for your journey to Nice.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 09: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, iDTGV, OUIGO, TGV Lyria, Eurostar, Thalys
Bus lines: 521, 52, 56, 82S, 533, 582, 33, 34, 49, 50, 51
Metro lines: M1, M2