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 Paris to Marseille will cost around £ 65 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
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3 h 2 m
3 h 28 m
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Of the 18 trains that leave Paris for Marseille every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 661 km distance in an average of 3 h 28 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 2 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 54 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.
|Distance||409 miles (660 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||£46 (€53)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | Intercités|
Trains from Paris to Marseille cover the 409 miles (660 km) long route taking on average 3 h 2 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.
Trains from Paris to Marseille begin early in the morning, after 6:00 am. Trains continue at 30 minute- 1 hour intervals throughout the day. The last train of the day leaves after 9:00 pm. Trains are run by various providers. Most trains run direct, but some have one or more changes. Journey times can vary, but most take from between 3.5 - 4.5 hours.
Trains departing to Marseille leave from Paris-Gare de Lyon. It is a large station, and the third busiest in France. It is well served by public transport links. Metro lines 1 and 14 arrive at the station. There are several bus services that run throughout the day and evening. Taxis are available from outside the station. Bikes can be locked up securely. There are several car parks available by the station.
Marseille is a large port city in the south of France, with a beautiful quayside. It was named European Capital of Culture in 2013, and has a wide range of museums and art galleries for tourists to explore. Visitors arriving from Paris by train will disembark at Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles, the largest train station in the city. The blue and orange subway lines serve the station. There are buses to the surrounding areas of the city that leave regularly, and buses to the airport leave every 15-20 minutes from 5:00 am to 11:30 pm. Taxis are available from outside the station, and the city centre and seafront are located a few minutes walk away.
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Marseille, you can end your route in train stations like Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.
Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Marseille, called Marseille-St-Charles, is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from its city centre.
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