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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30AMParis Orly Airport1h15 10:45AMMarseille Provence Airport
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$2451One-way
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09:30PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport12h00 09:30AMMarseille Provence Airport
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$2201One-way
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06:30PMParis Orly Airport1h20 07:50PMMarseille Provence Airport
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$2451One-way
09:15AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h30 10:45AMMarseille Provence Airport
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$2461One-way
04:30PMParis Orly Airport1h15 05:45PMMarseille Provence Airport
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$2451One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$220Air France
Mon
Jan 24
$55SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$246Air France
Tue
Jan 25
$55SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$220Air France
Wed
Jan 26
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$221Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$221Air France
Fri
Jan 28
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$221Air France
Sat
Jan 29
$59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$126Air France
Sun
Jan 30
$67SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$184Air France
Mon
Jan 31
$43SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$186Air France
Tue
Feb 1
$43SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$186Air France
Wed
Feb 2
$38SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$206Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Feb 3
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$206Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Feb 4
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$10Malta Air
Sat
Feb 5
$55SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$126Air France
Sun
Feb 6
$55SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$184Air France
Mon
Feb 7
$55SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$10Malta Air
Tue
Feb 8
$43SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$18Flixbus
$186Air France
Wed
Feb 9
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$198Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$196Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Feb 11
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$16Malta Air

Travel Information from Paris to Marseille

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 10 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $120 (€99) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | Intercités de nuit

Travel 409 miles (660 km) by bus, flight or train to Marseille from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | Intercités de nuit among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Paris to Marseille?

There are 3 ways to travel to Marseille from Paris including taking a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Marseille is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Marseille:

Taking a bus is about $102 (€84) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $120 (€99) for this trip.

A bus is $9 (€7) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to Marseille costing on average $27 (€22).

What is the quickest way from Paris to Marseille?

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 10 h.

In comparison, getting to Marseille by train can take on average 3 h 16 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Marseille?

The distance is approximately 409 miles (660 km) from Paris to Marseille.

How many services a day are there between Paris and Marseille?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Marseille is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Marseille?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Marseille at Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Which travel operators can get me to Marseille from Paris?

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 Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $18 (€15) with Flixbus from Paris to Marseille on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Paris to Marseille with Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for $120 (€99) with Air France from Paris to Marseille.
  • You can go to Marseille from Paris by train with SNCF | Intercités de nuit. You'll see cheap train tickets for $27 (€22) with SNCF | Intercités de nuit from Paris to Marseille on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Paris and Marseille ends?

Your trip from Paris to Marseille doesn't have to end in Marseille. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Nice or Lyon. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Nice or Lyon to your Paris to Marseille tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Marseille today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Paris to Marseille one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris to Marseille, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $18 (€15) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $120 (€99) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $27 (€22) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Paris to Marseille tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.