There are 10 ways to get from London to La Ciotat by train, night bus, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles Eil

242€ - 395€

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Bus  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N719 / ...

42€ - 72€

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Night bus, train  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from London to Lille, Europe 450
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...

155€ - 285€

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 53m

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to La Ciotat

146€ - 268€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 48m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to La Ciotat

299€ - 375€

Fly London Heathrow to Marseille, train, line 10 bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de La Ciotat
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Gare SNCF to République

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Marseille  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Marseille (MRS) LGW - MRS

66€ - 240€

Fly London Stansted to Marseille, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Marseille (MRS) STN - MRS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de La Ciotat

61€ - 235€

Fly London Heathrow to Nice, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nice (NCE) LHR - NCE
  2. Take the train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Toulon

99€ - 346€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nice, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nice (NCE) LGW - NCE
  3. Take the train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Toulon

78€ - 255€

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The cheapest way to get from London to La Ciotat is to bus which costs £35 - £65 and takes 21h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from London to La Ciotat is to train and fly which costs £55 - £210 and takes 7h 8m.

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The distance between London and La Ciotat is 1022 km.

The best way to get from London to La Ciotat without a car is to train which takes 8h 1m and costs £200 - £340.

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It takes approximately 8h 1m to get from London to La Ciotat, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to La Ciotat is to train which takes 8h 1m and costs £200 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £65 and takes 21h 29m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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La Ciotat is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 3:25 AM in London and 4:25 AM in La Ciotat.

Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 2588+ hotels available in La Ciotat. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from London to La Ciotat.
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  • Distance: 1021.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 1m

What companies run services between London, England and La Ciotat, France?

Eurostar operates a train from London King's Cross to La Ciotat 3 times a week. Tickets cost 230€ - 390€ and the journey takes 6h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to La Ciotat via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Marseille, Marseille St. Charles, Saint Charles, Castellane, and Halte Routière Sud in around 21h 29m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 480€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 480€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 480€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
230€ - 390€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 390€
Standard
230€ - 290€
Standard Premier
290€ - 370€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
210€ - 250€
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de La Ciotat
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 14€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Toulon
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 25€
1st Class
34€ - 35€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
156€
Website
Eurotunnel
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
11€ - 16€
Anytime 1st Class
20€ - 27€
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Email
customerservices@gatwickexpress.com
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Rail Anytime Standard
12€
Anytime Standard
22€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ciotabus
Phone
04 42 08 90 90
Website
ciotabus.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to République
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Ciotabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
23€ - 30€
Reclining Seat
30€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
14€
2-bed inside cabin
50€ - 70€

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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