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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 Sep 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:25PMParis Beauvais Tille Airport1h30 02:55PMMarseille Provence Airport
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$201One-way
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01:25PMParis Beauvais Tille Airport1h30 02:55PMMarseille Provence Airport
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$201One-way
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09:36AMParis Gare de Lyon3h21 12:57PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$501One-way
07:36PMParis Gare de Lyon3h19 10:55PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$501One-way
05:07PMParis Gare de Lyon3h03 08:10PMMarseille-St-Charles
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$861One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
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$31Flixbus
$189Air France
Mon
Sep 20
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$20Malta Air
Tue
Sep 21
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$24Flixbus
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Wed
Sep 22
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$191Air France
Thu
Sep 23
$98SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$189Air France
Fri
Sep 24
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$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$189Malta Air
Sat
Sep 25
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$189Air France
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Sep 26
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$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$191Air France
Mon
Sep 27
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$12Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
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$24Flixbus
$189Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$189Air France
Thu
Sep 30
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$189Air France
Fri
Oct 1
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$45Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
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$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$165Air France
Sun
Oct 3
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$19Flixbus
$189Air France
Mon
Oct 4
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$13Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24Flixbus
$191Air France
Wed
Oct 6
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$197Air France
Thu
Oct 7
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$197Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$80SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Malta Air
Sat
Oct 9
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19Flixbus
$130Air France

Travel Information from Paris to Marseille

distanceDistance409 miles (660 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $181
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€19) • 10 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $181 (€145) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 409 miles (660 km) by flight, bus or train between Paris and Marseille. 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 $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air France, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus 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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FAQs
How do I go from Paris to Marseille?

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Marseille: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Marseille is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Marseille:

A bus is $158 (€126) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Paris to Marseille costing on average $181 (€145).

A bus is $69 (€55) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to Marseille costing on average $93 (€74).

What is the quickest way to get 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, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 3 min.

How far is Marseille from Paris?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Marseille is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Marseille?

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

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

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

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Marseille with Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for $181 (€145) with Air France from Paris to Marseille.
  • You can travel between Paris and Marseille by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€19) with Flixbus from Paris to Marseille.
  • You can travel between Paris and Marseille by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $93 (€74) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Marseille.
Is there a direct service from Paris to Marseille?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Marseille with SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | Intercités de nuit with 10 direct trains per day.

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 route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Marseille?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Marseille often also extend their vacation to go to Barcelona, Nice or Lyon. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Marseille and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy 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 buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $181 (€145) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $24 (€19) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $93 (€74) one way on average for this route.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Marseille
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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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 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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