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There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Toliara by plane or train

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Fly from Marseille

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Tulear (TLE)

Cheapest option

Train to Nice, fly

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Tulear (TLE)

4 alternative options

Train to Montpellier, fly

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Tulear (TLE)

Train to Lyon, fly

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Tulear (TLE)

Train, train to Turin, fly

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Tulear (TLE)

Train, train to Clermont-Ferrand, fly

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Tulear (TLE)

Marseille (MRS) to Tulear (TLE) flights

7 Weekly Planes
27h 56m Average Duration
$577 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Madagascar due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Madagascar

Domestic travel is restricted within Madagascar due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Madagascar

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: September 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Toliara is to train and fly which costs €500 - €2200 and takes 29h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Toliara is to train and fly which costs €700 - €1800 and takes 24h 35m.

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The distance between Marseille and Toliara is 8380 km.

It takes approximately 27h 26m to get from Marseille to Toliara, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Tulear Airport. The quickest flight takes 29h 50m and has two stopovers.

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Toliara is 1h ahead of Marseille. It is currently 9:55 AM in Marseille and 10:55 AM in Toliara.

Tsaradia and Air France offer flights from Marseille Airport to Tulear Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Toliara. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Toliara.
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  • Distance: 8380 km
  • Duration: 27h 26m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Toliara, Madagascar?

Air France and Tsaradia fly from Marseille to Toliara once daily.

Airlines
Tsaradia
Website
tsaradia.com
Flights from Marseille to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
27h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Montpellier to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Nice to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
27h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Lyon to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
30h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Turin to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
29h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Air Austral
Website
air-austral.com
Flights from Montpellier to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, St-Denis, Tolanaro
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Turin to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, St-Denis, Tolanaro
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Tulear via Paris Charles de Gaulle, St-Denis, Tolanaro
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$21 - $35
Rail 1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$26 - $40
Rail 1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$35 - $55
Rail 1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$35 - $55
Rail 1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$26 - $40
Rail 1st Class
$35 - $55
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$60 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$36 - $40
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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