Barcelona to Marseille train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Marseille

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

140

Average

140

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.

Renfe AVE
02:36PMBarcelona4h50 07:26PMMarseille
0 transfers
1401One-way

Train schedule from Barcelona to Marseille

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Renfe AVE
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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Marseille

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

4 h 50 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

339 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Marseille every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe AVE
02:36PMBarcelona4h50 07:26PMMarseille
0 transfers
1401One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Marseille

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$90 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE

Trains from Barcelona to Marseille cover the 210 miles (339 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $40 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $90 (€87). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Train companies: Renfe-SNCF and AVE from Barcelona to Marseille trains

Find the best trains to Marseille from Barcelona with Omio's travel partners Renfe-SNCF and AVE from $40 (€39). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Marseille from Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF! As an official travel partner of Renfe-SNCF, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Renfe-SNCF, compare the best routes between Barcelona and Marseille as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Marseille train ticket available today. If you search for Renfe-SNCF tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Marseille from Barcelona on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 210 miles (339 km) trip to Marseille from Barcelona with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Train information from Barcelona to Marseille with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 50 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route between Barcelona and Marseille. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train schedules so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Barcelona to Marseille train ticket. The distance from Barcelona to Marseille on AVE is approximately 210 miles (339 km) and prices start as low as $40 (€39) on Omio.

Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.

The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most schedules throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!

  • Average Price: $40

Trains from Barcelona to Marseille

Trains in Europe are a great way to travel from Barcelona to Marseille. The journey takes as little as 4 hours 35 minutes to arrive in Marseille. All Barcelona to Marseille trains are run by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF. There are usually 4-5 trains traveling from Barcelona to Marseille per day. There is usually 1 direct train; however, most trains require a transfer in Montpellier. This first train departs at 6:10 a.m. while the last leaves Barcelona at 4:45 p.m. All trains depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Marseille-St-Charles train station.

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Barcelona to Marseille Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Barcelona to Marseille when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€110

1 Day in Advance

€110

1 Week in Advance

€91

2 Weeks in Advance

€88

1 Month in Advance

€79

3 Months in Advance

€52

Barcelona to Marseille Trains: General Information

Travelers can offset some of the cost of Barcelona to Marseille train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Barcelona to Marseille trains are run in cooperation with Renfe and SNCF.
  • autobus Occasional trains are direct; however, most trains require a transfer in Montpellier. Some journeys require multiple transfers usually in Montpellier and Avignon. All trains depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Marseille-St-Charles train station.
  • autobus The Barcelona to Marseille train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 35 minutes to arrive in Marseille.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to Marseille train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Barcelona to Marseille trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 17% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Barcelona to Marseille train costs are 28% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

All trains from Barcelona to Marseille depart from Barcelona Sants Estacio, which can be found just to the west of Barcelona's city center. Sants is at the intersection of Barcelona's two Metro lines, so getting there should be simple. Just catch either the green or blue lines to Sants Estacio Metro station. Local overground trains also connect Sants with the city's northern and southern suburbs like Hospitalet, while buses 109, 78 and 32 also stop outside the station gates. Most days, the Metro runs from 5:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m., so it should be open when you need to travel.

Getting into Marseille by Train

Marseille is the capital of southern France and the central hub of Provence. It is a beautiful, ancient port city, known for its whitewashed architecture, sunny climate, and fantastic food culture. Visitors can also tour excellent museums, art galleries and even catch a football match at the modernist Stade Velodrome, or head off down the Cote d'Azur. All trains from Barcelona to Marseille arrive at St Charles Station. Situated roughly in the center of town, St Charles is a short Metro ride away from the harbor district and old town. Most visitors will be staying near Vieux Port Metro, which is a couple of stops away from St Charles on the blue line. The Metro runs from 5:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., so should be running when trains from Barcelona arrive.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Marseille

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FAQs

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Marseille, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Marseille from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Marseille, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 9/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Marseille closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Marseille is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Marseille restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Marseille?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Marseille closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Barcelona to Marseille for the next 7 days starting from $40 (€39)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $90 (€87)  for a train ticket from Barcelona to Marseille.
The train distance from Barcelona to Marseille is around 210 miles (339 km).
The Barcelona to Marseille train duration is on average 4 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 210 miles (339 km) to Marseille from Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Marseille, your train can arrive in train stations including Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Marseille-St-Charles.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Marseille-St-Charles, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center of Marseille.

If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Marseille, you can rely on Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE to get you to Marseille. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Barcelona to Marseille trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Barcelona to Marseille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Barcelona to Marseille at 2: 36 PM   or take the last train from Barcelona to Marseille leaving at 2: 36 PM. Look for the latest Barcelona to Marseille train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Marseille is on average $90 (€87) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Barcelona and Marseille available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Marseille
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Marseille.
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Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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