There are 6 ways to get from Carcassonne to Marseille by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 718 / ...

$11 - $30

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Narbonne Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Narbonne to Marseille

$35 - $47

Rideshare  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Marseille 195.3 miles

$24

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Marseille 195.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Marseille (MRS) TLS - MRS

$75 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Marseille is to bus which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Marseille is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Marseille is 245 km. The road distance is 312.5 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Carcassonne to Marseille-St-Charles takes 3 h 12 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Carcassonne to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Carcassonne station.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Marseille, France?

SNCF operates a train from Carcassonne to Marseille 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Carcassonne to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$16 - $80
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Carcassonne to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Narbonne to Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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