The cheapest trains from Paris to Marseille

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$122

Average

$137

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 Paris to Marseille will cost around $ 137 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 122.

Cheapest
11:36AMParis Gare de Lyon3h21 02:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1221One-way
Cheapest
03:37PMParis Gare de Lyon3h20 06:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1221One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:12AMParis Gare de Lyon4h06 02:18PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1231One-way
09:36AMParis Gare de Lyon3h21 12:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1331One-way
02:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 05:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1331One-way

Timetable Paris to Marseille

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09:07AMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 12:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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09:36AMParis Gare de Lyon3h21 12:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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10:07AMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 01:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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10:12AMParis Gare de Lyon4h06 02:18PMMarseille-St-Charles
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11:36AMParis Gare de Lyon3h21 02:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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11:51AMParis Gare de Lyon3h54 03:45PMMarseille-St-Charles
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02:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 05:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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03:37PMParis Gare de Lyon3h20 06:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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04:37PMParis Gare de Lyon3h20 07:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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05:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h03 08:10PMMarseille-St-Charles
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05:36PMParis Gare de Lyon3h21 08:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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06:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h09 09:16PMMarseille-St-Charles
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06:37PMParis Gare de Lyon3h20 09:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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Wed
Sep 22
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$72Flixbus
$191Air France
Thu
Sep 23
$122SNCF | TGV INOUI
$48Flixbus
$189Air France
Fri
Sep 24
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$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Sep 25
$75SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$189Air France
Sun
Sep 26
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$189Air France
Mon
Sep 27
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$13Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$189Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$73SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$191Air France
Thu
Sep 30
$92SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$219Air France
Fri
Oct 1
$104SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$63Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$165Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$189Air France
Mon
Oct 4
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$12Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$191Air France
Wed
Oct 6
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$209Air France
Thu
Oct 7
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$197Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$98SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$20Malta Air
Sat
Oct 9
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$130Air France
Sun
Oct 10
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$189Air France
Mon
Oct 11
$45SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$19Flixbus
$13Malta Air
Tue
Oct 12
$40SNCF | Intercités de nuit
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$174Air France

The fastest trains from Paris to Marseille

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 3 m

Average

3 h 20 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

661 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Paris for Marseille every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 661 km distance in an average of 3 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 3 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 6 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.

Fastest
05:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h03 08:10PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1331One-way
2nd Fastest
02:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 05:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1331One-way
2nd Fastest
10:07AMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 01:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1331One-way
2nd Fastest
09:07AMParis Gare de Lyon3h04 12:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1331One-way
06:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h09 09:16PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$1441One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Marseille

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | Intercités

Trains from Paris to Marseille cover the 409 miles (660 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $96 (€77), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Quick Guide: Trains from Paris to Marseille

Average Price: $113
Trains per day: 8
Transfers: Direct, Avignon
Average Time: 3:20
Fastest Route: 3:17
Slowest Route: 3:27


Trains from Paris to Marseille

Trains in France are an effective way to travel between cities, with SNCF offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Paris to Marseille begin early in the morning, after 6:00 am. Trains continue throughout the day. The last train of the day leaves after 9:00 pm. Most trains are direct, but some have one or more changes, often at Avignon or Aix-en-Provence. Journey times can vary, but most take approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes to arrive in Marseille.

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Paris to Marseille Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€106

1 Day in Advance

€113

1 Week in Advance

€101

2 Weeks in Advance

€110

1 Month in Advance

€84

3 Months in Advance

€58

Paris to Marseille Trains: General Information


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

  • autobus All Paris to Marseille trains are run by SNCF.
  • autobus Most SNCF trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare du Lyon and arrive at Marseille's St-Charles train station.
  • autobus Journey Time: The Paris to Marseille train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 17 minutes to arrive in Marseille
  • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Marseille train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, ticket prices on SNCF Paris to Marseille trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 4% cheaper to book a SNCF Paris to Marseille train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Paris to Marseille train costs are 21% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

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

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 75 €
2 weeks earlier 65 €15%
3 weeks earlier 62 €21%
1 month before 60 €25%
2 months earlier 61 €23%
3 months earlier 54 €39%


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 Paris - Marseille. 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 Paris - Marseille 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 21% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Marseille with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 39%.
  • 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 Paris to Marseille
Travel by train 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.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Marseille from Paris cost?
Train tickets to Marseille from Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $61 (€49)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Paris to Marseille?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $96 (€77)  for a train ticket between Paris and Marseille.
How far is it from Paris to Marseille by train?
The train distance from Paris to Marseille is around 409 miles (660 km).
How long is the train from Paris to Marseille?
The Paris to Marseille train duration is on average 3 h 4 min, which is to be expected when traveling 409 miles (660 km) to Marseille from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Paris goes to Marseille? What train station do I come into Marseille from Paris?

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   to Marseille-St-Charles.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Marseille? Where is the train station in Marseille located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Marseille most often arrive at Marseille-St-Charles and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service between Paris and Marseille?
For the best Paris to Marseille train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCF | Intercités. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Marseille from Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I find a direct train from Paris to Marseille?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Paris to Marseille. You can look to travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many trains per day are there from Paris to Marseille?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Paris to Marseille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Paris to Marseille? What time is the last train from Paris to Marseille?
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Marseille at 4: 55 AM   or take the last train from Paris to Marseille leaving at 7: 36 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Marseille train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Paris to Marseille to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Paris to Marseille within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€77) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Marseille a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Marseille
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.