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There are 3 ways to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Sete

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Bus, line 602 bus

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Montpellier
  2. Take the line 602 bus from Montpellier - Sabines Tw2 to Sete - Noel Guignon

Drive

  1. Drive from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains

Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains by train and bus

The journey time between Marseille and Balaruc-les-Bains is around 4h 11m and covers a distance of around 213 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 33m. Operated by SNCF and Keolis Bassin de Thau, the Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains service departs from Marseille St Charles and arrives in Pech Meja. Typically 38 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 25m
Layover time:
1h 46m
Total time:
4h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 33m
Journey distance:
213 km
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:17
Last service departs at:
18:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Marseille → Balaruc-les-Bains
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 130 000

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Balaruc-les-Bains is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Balaruc-les-Bains is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Balaruc-les-Bains is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains is to bus and line 602 bus, which costs €11 - €16 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Naïades via Montpellier - Sabines Tw2 and Noël Guignon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Marseille and Balaruc-les-Bains is 139 km. The road distance is 191.9 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs €25 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains, including transfers.

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Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs €25 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 602 bus, which costs €11 - €16 and takes 5h 26m.

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Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains bus services, operated by Herault Transport, arrive at Sete - Noel Guignon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains is 192 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains.
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  • Distance: 138.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Balaruc-les-Bains, France?

SNCF operates a train from Marseille St Charles to Sete 5 times a day. Tickets cost €25 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Balaruc-les-Bains via Montpellier - Sabines Tw2, Sete - Noel Guignon, and Noël Guignon in around 5h 26m.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Sete
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Marseille to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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