Marseille to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Marseille to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Cheapest

82

Average

96

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Marseille to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Renfe AVE
07:02AMMarseille4h32 11:34AMBarcelona
0 transfers
821One-way
Renfe AVE
06:02AMMarseille4h32 10:34AMBarcelona
0 transfers
1101One-way

Train schedule from Marseille to Barcelona

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Renfe AVE
06:02AMMarseille4h32 10:34AMBarcelona
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Renfe AVE
07:02AMMarseille4h32 11:34AMBarcelona
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Fastest train times from Marseille to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Fastest Journey

4 h 32 m

Average

4 h 32 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

339 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Marseille for Barcelona every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe AVE
06:02AMMarseille4h32 10:34AMBarcelona
0 transfers
1101One-way
Renfe AVE
07:02AMMarseille4h32 11:34AMBarcelona
0 transfers
821One-way

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Overview: Train from Marseille to Barcelona

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€90)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE

Trains from Marseille to Barcelona cover the 210 miles (339 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 32 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $74 (€66), but the average price of train tickets is $100 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

For as little as $74 (€66) you can travel by train from Marseille to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

AVE
Renfe-SNCF

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route from Marseille to Barcelona. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train schedules so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Marseille to Barcelona train ticket. The distance from Marseille to Barcelona on AVE is approximately 210 miles (339 km) and prices start as low as $74 (€66) 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: $74

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Marseille to 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 from Marseille to Barcelona 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 Marseille to Barcelona 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 from Marseille to 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) route from Marseille to Barcelona with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Train information from Marseille to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 32 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day


Trains from Marseille to Barcelona

Trains in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains travel from Marseille to Barcelona approximately 7 times per day. All trains are operated by a cooperation of SNCF and Renfe. There is usually 1 direct journey per day; however, most trains require a transfer in Montpellier. Trains take between 4½ and 8½ hours to arrive in Barcelona depending on the service chosen. The first train departs Marseille at 8:05 a.m. while the last train leaves at 1:22 p.m. All trains depart from Marseille-St-Charles train station and arrive at Barcelona Sants train station.

Marseille to Barcelona Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€103

1 Day in Advance

€103

1 Week in Advance

€94

2 Weeks in Advance

€86

1 Month in Advance

€59

3 Months in Advance

€58

Marseille to Barcelona Trains: General Information

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

  • autobus All Marseille to Barcelona trains are run in cooperation with SNCF and Renfe.
  • autobus Occasionally trains are direct; however, most trains require a transfer in Montpellier. Some journeys require multiple transfers usually in Avignon and Montpellier. All trains depart from Marseille-St-Charles train station and arrive at Barcelona Sants train station.
  • autobus The Marseille to Barcelona train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 33 minutes to arrive in Barcelona.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Marseille to Barcelona train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.




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

  • It is 9% cheaper on average to book a Marseille to Barcelona train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Marseille to Barcelona train costs are 43% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of departure.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Marseille to Barcelona

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Marseille to Barcelona. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Marseille to Barcelona and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Train tickets from Marseille to Barcelona: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 80 €
2 weeks earlier 66 €21%
3 weeks earlier 55 €45%
1 month before 45 €78%
2 months earlier 54 €48%
3 months earlier 48 €67%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Marseille - Barcelona. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Marseille - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 45% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Marseille - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 48% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 67%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Marseille to Barcelona

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Marseille to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Marseille as this information can change.

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

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Marseille from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Barcelona from Marseille for the next 7 days starting from $74 (€66)  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Marseille to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of $101 (€90)  one way.
The distance to Barcelona from Marseille by train is approximately 210 miles (339 km).
The Marseille to Barcelona train duration is on average 4 h 32 min, which is to be expected when traveling 210 miles (339 km) to Barcelona from Marseille. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Marseille to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Marseille to Barcelona route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Marseille for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Marseille to Barcelona train departs at 6: 02 AM   and the last train from Marseille to Barcelona leaves at 6: 02 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Marseille to Barcelona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Marseille to Barcelona is on average $101 (€90) 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 companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Marseille to Barcelona available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Marseille and Barcelona

Marseille
Barcelona
Marseille-St-Charles is the most popular Marseille 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 Marseille for your trip to Barcelona.

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