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 Aix-en-Provence to Marseille will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.
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Of the 47 trains that leave Aix-en-Provence for Marseille every day 46 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 26 km distance in an average of 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 12 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 7 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||16 miles (26 km)|
|Average train duration||12 min|
|Average train ticket price||$8 (€6)|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille cover the 16 miles (26 km) long route taking on average 12 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $8 (€6), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Aix-en-Provence TGV and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.
Train travel between the historic Roman city of Aix en Provence and the Mediterranean metropolis of Marseille is easy and quick, thanks to France's high-speed rail network. Vacationers and business travelers can take direct express trains on the short hop between the two cities in just over ten minutes. Services to Marseille operate from the morning to late at night, seven days a week, making the train the easiest way to travel around this part of Provence.
SNCF, the French national rail operator, provides all the direct trains from Aix en Provence to Marseille Saint-Charles. Their schedule features a variety of train options, including TER regional expresses, TGV high-speed connections, TGV InOui budget services and TGV Lyria trains, with slight variations in journey times and ticket prices. The shortness of the trip means that indirect services are not a consideration on this route.
The high-speed line between Aix en Provence and Marseille means that the 24-mile journey takes only 11 minutes for the fastest connections. Other journeys on this route take up to five minutes longer.
Weekday SNCF schedules provide two direct morning services from Aix en Provence to Marseille then trains roughly every hour from midday to the late evening, with a final departure from Aix just before midnight. Sunday services have a similar frequency but timings are slightly altered, with a later final departure to Marseille.
Departure train station: The Aix en Provence TGV station is located about ten miles south-west of the city center, connected by frequent bus shuttle services taking around 30 minutes from downtown. The station has a parking lot, restaurants and cafes, a news vendor, currency exchange bureau, car rental desks, and free WiFi.
Arrival train station: Marseille Saint-Charles station is an elegant 19th-century building situated on the eastern side of central Marseille, connected by city buses and Subway trains on the blue and orange lines. Facilities at the station include a fast-food restaurant, food store, coffee shop, baggage storage lockers, and taxi stands.
There are a few train stations in Aix-en-Provence to start your journey from including Aix-en-Provence TGV and Gare d'Aix en Provence. In Marseille you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Aix-en-Provence TGV and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Aix-en-Provence TGV, which is located around 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Marseille-St-Charles, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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