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

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$60 - $90

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Bus Isilines  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Toulouse 718 / ...

$15 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Toulouse Ouibus

$16 - $24

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Toulouse 252.1 miles

$27

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Toulouse 252.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Toulouse (TLS) MRS - TLS

$54 - $336

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Toulouse is to bus which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Toulouse is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Toulouse. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Toulouse is 320 km. The road distance is 403.5 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulouse-Matabiau takes 3 h 57 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Marseille to Toulouse bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Toulouse train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Toulouse is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 199.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Marseille to Toulouse every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Marseille to Toulouse 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 24 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$85 - $140
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
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 Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Marseille to Toulouse bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Marseille to Toulouse train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Toulouse is 403 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Marseille to Toulouse.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie, Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Toulouse bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 658+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marseille and Toulouse. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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