There are 4 ways to get from Marseille to Nîmes by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$23 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nîmes 718 / ...

$4 - $12

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Nîmes 76.4 miles

$8 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Nîmes 75.9 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station station and arriving at Nîmes. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Nîmes. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Nîmes is 102 km. The road distance is 121.5 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Nîmes without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs .

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nîmes takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Nîmes is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 42 min.

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

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Marseille to Nîmes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nîmes station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Nîmes.
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  • Distance: 63.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Marseille to Nîmes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Marseille to Nîmes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

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 Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Nîmes is 121 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Marseille to Nîmes.

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There are 708+ hotels available in Nîmes. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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