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London to Marseille by train

The journey from London to Marseille by train is 622.95 mi and takes 11 hrs 46 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:01 and the last at 18:25. It is possible to travel from London to Marseille by train for as little as £123.41 or as much as £384.61. The best price for this journey is £123.41.

Lowest Price£123.41
Journey Duration11 hrs 46 mins
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price£123.41
Highest Price£384.61
First Departure05:01
Last Departure18:25
Distance622.95 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalMarseille
CarriersTER, SNCFMore

London to Marseille Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

Quick and easy travel from London to Marseille with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Marseille. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from London to Marseille?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Marseille. On average, though, you'll pay about £241.30 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £123.41, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Marseille. On average, though, you'll pay about £241.30 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from London to Marseille by train?

The average journey time is 11 hrs 46 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 622.95 mi from London to Marseille. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from London to Marseille to take longer than 11 hrs 46 mins. The journey from London to Marseille covers a distance of 622.95 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 11 hrs 46 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 8 hrs 25 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Marseille faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from London to Marseille leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 05:01, and the last departure will leave at 18:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Marseille can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. In general, the first departure of the night will leave London at 05:01, and the last departure will leave at 18:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Marseille can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the London to Marseille route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between London and Marseille. You can start your journey in London at stations such as Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London Heathrow Airport T3,Gatwick Airport,London Stansted Airport,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London St. Pancras International,London waterloo east,London City Airport, LCY,LONDON,London Euston,London, Marble Arch,London, Victoria Coach Station,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,London paddington,London bridge,Southend airport,London, Stratford,London Southend Airport. These connect to stations including Séon-Saint-Henry,Marseille Saint-Charles,Picon Busserine,Marseille - Blancarde in Marseille. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from London to Marseille.

How many daily journeys are there from London to Marseille?

The exact number of journeys from London to Marseille can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Marseille. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Marseille varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Marseille. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Marseille
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Marseille.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Marseille, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Marseille.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Marseille

The cheapest London - Marseille train tickets can be found for as low as £131.01 if you’re lucky, or £204.11 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £271.04.

Find the best day to travel to Marseille by train

When travelling to Marseille by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from London to Marseille

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar, OUIGO and TER when traveling from London to Marseille.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TER, SNCF and Eurostar from London to Marseille
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Marseille by train.
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London to Marseille CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
70.18kg
Bus
75.19kg
Flight
200.51kg
Car
160.41kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Marseille by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Marseille are 70.18kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Marseille? By taking the train between London and Marseille you will save 130.33kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.01kg compared to a bus and 90.23kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Marseille?
A train ticket from London to Marseille is £241.30. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £123.41.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Marseille?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Marseille is £123.41. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Marseille by train?
London to Marseille is 622.95 mi.
How long does the train between London and Marseille take?
London to Marseille is on average 11 hrs 46 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hrs 25 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Marseille?
The train journey from London to Marseille is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER, SNCF, Eurostar, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, OUIGO, Union Ivkoni and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from London to Marseille?
London to Marseille has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Marseille leave?
The earliest train from London to Marseille departs at 05:01. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Marseille depart?
The latest train from London to Marseille departs at 18:25. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Marseille in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £123.41 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Marseille by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Marseille is 8 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Marseille?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Marseille.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Marseille by train?
The train journey from London to Marseille creates 70.18kg of CO2 emissions.

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