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

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Marseille-St-Charles - Nice-Ville / ...

$30 - $55

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from NICE Gare Routiere Vauban to MARSEILLE Gare Saint-Charles Ler 20 / ...

$5 - $40

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Marseille 124.2 miles

$14

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Nice to Marseille 123.7 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Marseille is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Marseille is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from NICE Gare Routiere Vauban and arriving at MARSEILLE Gare Saint-Charles. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Nice-Ville and arriving at Gare de Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Nice and Marseille is 159 km. The road distance is 197.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 28€ - 50€.

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The train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles takes 2 h 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Nice to Marseille bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from NICE Gare Routiere Vauban station.

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Nice to Marseille train services, operated by Sncf, depart from Gare de Nice-Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Marseille is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 28€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 99.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

Sncf operates a train from Nice to Marseille hourly, and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lignes Express operates a bus from Nice to Marseille every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Nice Ville to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from NICE Gare Routiere Vauban to MARSEILLE Gare Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Bus from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $20
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 Nice, Nice to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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 Nice to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Nice to Marseille bus services, operated by Lignes Express, arrive at MARSEILLE Gare Saint-Charles station.

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Nice to Marseille train services, operated by Sncf, arrive at Gare de Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Marseille is 198 km. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Nice to Marseille.

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There are 1430+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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