How to travel from Paris to Marseille

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from Paris to Marseille

You can get from Paris to Marseille by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Paris to Marseille on Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:39AMParis Gare de Lyon3h18 01:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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07:30AMParis, Quai de Bercy10h55 06:25PMMarseille, Rue Honnorat
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06:39AMParis Gare de Lyon3h18 09:57AMMarseille-St-Charles
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05:09PMParis Gare de Lyon3h02 08:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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791One-way
09:09AMParis Gare de Lyon3h02 12:11PMMarseille-St-Charles
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791One-way

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Travel Information between Paris and Marseille

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $31 (€29) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $31 (€29) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 409 miles (660 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Marseille from Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Marseille.

How to Travel from Paris to Marseille

Travelers in France making the journey from Paris to Marseille can choose to fly, catch a train or take a long distance bus. If you need to reach Marseille in a hurry, flying will get you there most quickly, but trains are extremely efficient, and bus companies offer a handy overnight service that provides the most economical travel option.

Trains from Paris to Marseille | Buses from Paris to Marseille | Flights from Paris to Marseille

Paris to Marseille Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€29

8:55 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€60

3:22 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€184

1:15 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Paris to Marseille?

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Marseille


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Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Paris to Marseille. Buses traveling from Paris to Marseille depart from either Paris' Porte d'Orléans, Quai de Bercy, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Porte Maillot bus station and take approximately 9 hours to arrive at Marseille's Rue Peyssonnel bus station. Around 12 buses travel from Paris to Marseille every day, with the first departing Paris at 9:15 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Marseille include Eurolines, Flixbus, and Ouibus.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Marseille


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Marseille. Flights traveling from Paris to Marseille depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Marseille Provence airport after 1:15 h of flight time; however, when travel time to and from Paris and Marseille's airports is taken into consideration, taking a high-speed SNCF train is actually the fastest way to travel from Paris to Marseille. Approximately 17 direct flights travel from Paris to Marseille every day, with the first departing at 6:30 a.m. All flights that travel directly from Paris to Marseille are operated by Air France.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Marseille


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Marseille. Trains traveling from Paris to Marseille take about the same amount of time as taking a direct flight when travel time to and from Paris and Marseille's airports is taken into consideration while also being €124 cheaper on average. Alternatively, traveling from Paris to Marseille by train is at least 5½ hours faster than taking the bus while being only €31 more expensive on average. All trains traveling from Paris depart from Paris' Gare de Lyon and take approximately 3:22 h to arrive at Marseille-St-Charles train station. All trains traveling from Paris to Marseille are high-speed TGV trains operated by SNCF, with 6 trains departing Paris per day.


How to get from Paris to Marseille

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Marseille, 78,81% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Marseille and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Marseille

Travel Tips: Travel 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

You can travel between Paris and Marseille 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Marseille from Paris is by taking a flight, which costs on average $31 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Marseille:

A flight is generally $57 (€51) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $88 (€80) from Paris to Marseille.

Taking a flight is usually $44 (€40) less than taking a train to Marseille, which costs on average $76 (€69) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Marseille is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Marseille that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Marseille by bus can take on average 9 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 2 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 409 miles (660 km) between Paris and Marseille.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Marseille is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Paris and Marseille as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Marseille:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Paris to Marseille depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Marseille:

  • You can go to Marseille from Paris by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $88 (€80) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Marseille on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Marseille from Paris with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Paris to Marseille tickets for $31 (€29) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Marseille with SNCF | TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for $76 (€69) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Marseille.

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Marseille with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Marseille with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 15 direct trains a day to Marseille with SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités de nuit.

Direct services to Marseille tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Marseille? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Marseille usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Nice or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Nice or Lyon from Marseille, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Paris to Marseille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $88 (€80) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $31 (€29) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $76 (€69) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Marseille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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