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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Marseille

distanceDistance596 miles (961 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 57 min
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTGV

Trains from Rotterdam to Marseille cover the 596 miles (961 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 57 min with our travel partners like TGV. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Train companies: Thalys from Rotterdam to Marseille trains

You can travel by train from Rotterdam to Marseille with Thalys. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Marseille from Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Looking for trains to Marseille from Rotterdam? Thalys is one of the best companies to travel with on the 596 miles (961 km) route to Marseille from Rotterdam. As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thalys train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Rotterdam to Marseille routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Rotterdam to Marseille, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Rotterdam - Marseille train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thalys!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets between Rotterdam and Marseille due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Marseille.

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Marseille, France?

    Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Marseille, France by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from Netherlands?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Rotterdam?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health declaration required

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

    When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 5/18/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Rotterdam to Marseille before traveling.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Marseille, France to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

    The restriction level for your return train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Marseille is: Fully open.

    Is my return train into Rotterdam from Marseille restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands 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 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Marseille closer to your date of departure here here.

    How far is it from Rotterdam to Marseille by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Marseille from Rotterdam by train to be approximately 596 miles (961 km).

    How long is the train ride between Rotterdam and Marseille?

    The Rotterdam to Marseille train duration is on average 6 h 57 min, which is to be expected when traveling 596 miles (961 km) to Marseille from Rotterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When traveling by train from Rotterdam to Marseille, which train station in Rotterdam do I depart from and which train station in Marseille do I arrive in?

    When taking the train between Rotterdam and Marseille, you can choose to depart from train stations like Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. Your route can end in train stations such as Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

    Where is the departure train station in Rotterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Marseille located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (875 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Marseille-St-Charles, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Rotterdam to Marseille?

    For the journey from Rotterdam to Marseille you can take a train with TGV. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Marseille from Rotterdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    How many train services per day are there to Marseille from Rotterdam?

    The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Marseille is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Rotterdam to Marseille? What time is the last train from Rotterdam to Marseille?

    You can take the earliest train from Rotterdam to Marseille at 2: 58 PM   or take the last train from Rotterdam to Marseille leaving at 2: 58 PM. Look for the latest Rotterdam to Marseille train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Marseille.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +31 302357822
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
    Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
    Subway lines: D, E
    Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
    Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
    Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar

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