The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Marseille will cost around £ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 71.
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Of the 14 train that leave Paris for Marseille every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 661 km distance in an average of 3h 20m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 7m .
The slowest train will take 3h 24m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 30 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£51|
|Trains depart from:||Paris|
|Trains arrive in:||Marseille|
|Train Companies:||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI|
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.