How to get from Paris to Marseille

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from Paris to Marseille

You can get from Paris to Marseille by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Paris to Marseille on 21 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:34Paris Gare de Lyon3h21 22:55Marseille-St-Charles
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08:15Paris, Quai de Bercy11h40 19:55Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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20:36Paris Gare de Lyon3h22 23:58Marseille-St-Charles
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17:07Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 20:11Marseille-St-Charles
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18:39Paris Gare de Lyon3h18 21:57Marseille-St-Charles
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Travel Information to Marseille from Paris

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £5 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £5 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Malta Air or SNCF | Intercités de nuit

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 409 miles (660 km) between Paris and Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Malta Air or SNCF | Intercités de nuit among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Marseille.

General Information about the journey from Paris to Marseille

The route between Paris and Marseille is one of the most popular in France. A multitude of buses, trains and flights travel between the two cities. More than 20 trains make the journey per day and Air France operates at least 10 flights a day to Marseille from Paris. There are also at least 5 bus companies that operate along the route.

Travel from Paris to Marseille

Air France's regular flights between Paris et Marseille take an hour and a half, with departures all day, from 6 in the morning to 8 in the evening. Flights on the route leave from Orly and Roissy Charles De Gaulle arriving at Marseille-Provence airport.

Trains between Paris and Marseille take around 3 hours. Today, more than 20 trains leave from Paris to Marseille daily. These are run by the SNCF, as well as 3 by iDTGV. Most of these set off from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive at Marseille Saint-Charles.

Isilines, Eurolines, Megabus, Ouibus et Flixbus all operate buses on the route from Paris to Marseille. Isilines and Eurolines services leave from Paris Gallieni bus station, Megabus buses from Quai de Bercy, Ouibus services from la Défense et de Bercy and Flixbuses from Porte Maillot. All buses arrive at Marseille Saint-Charles, next to the main train station.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Marseille

Travel 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 Paris to Marseille.

You can travel between Paris and Marseille 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Marseille, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Marseille:

A flight is £8 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Paris to Marseille costing on average £13.

A flight journey is usually £27 less than a journey to Marseille by train, which costs on average £32 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Marseille from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Marseille that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Marseille by coach can take on average 10 h.

In comparison, getting to Marseille by train can take on average 3 h 2 min.

The Paris to Marseille distance is approximately 409 miles (660 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Marseille is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Marseille from Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Marseille:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Paris to Marseille depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Marseille:

  • You can travel between Paris and Marseille by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with Flixbus from Paris to Marseille.
  • You can go to Marseille from Paris by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £5 with Malta Air from Paris to Marseille on Omio.
  • You can travel between Paris and Marseille by train with SNCF | Intercités de nuit. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £32 with SNCF | Intercités de nuit from Paris to Marseille.
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Marseille? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Marseille usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Nice or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Nice or Lyon from Marseille, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between Paris and Marseille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £13 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £5 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £32 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Paris and Marseille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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