There are 10 ways to get from Paris to La Ciotat by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$157 - $175

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Night bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to La Ciotat Ouibus

$28 - $40

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Bus  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Aix-en-Provence N719
  2. Take the bus from P R Krypton to Gare Routiere 072

$49 - $80

Rideshare  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to La Ciotat 504.1 miles

$60

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Paris to La Ciotat 504.2 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, train, line 10 bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to La Ciotat
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Gare SNCF to République

Fly Paris CDG to Marseille, train, line 10 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to La Ciotat
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Gare SNCF to République

Fly Paris Orly to Toulon/Hyeres, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Toulon/Hyeres (TLN) ORY - TLN
  2. Take the train from Hyeres to La Ciotat

$84 - $391

Fly Paris CDG to Toulon/Hyeres, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Toulon/Hyeres (TLN) CDG - TLN
  2. Take the train from Hyeres to La Ciotat

$121 - $633

Fly Paris Orly to Nice, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nice (NCE) ORY - NCE
  2. Take the train from Antibes to Toulon

$98 - $273

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Paris Centre - Bercy and arriving at La Ciotat. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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The distance between Paris and La Ciotat is 680 km. The road distance is 806.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to La Ciotat without a car is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Paris to La Ciotat, including transfers.

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Paris to La Ciotat bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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The best way to get from Paris to La Ciotat is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Paris to La Ciotat bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at La Ciotat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to La Ciotat is 807 km. It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to drive from Paris to La Ciotat.

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Air Corsica, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Map of how to get from Paris to La Ciotat.
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  • Distance: 424.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and La Ciotat, France?

TGV operates a train from Paris to La Ciotat hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to La Ciotat via Aix-en-Provence and P R Krypton in around 12 h 47 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulon/Hyeres
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulon/Hyeres
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulon/Hyeres
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulon/Hyeres via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Antibes to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to La Ciotat
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$15 - $24
Train from Hyeres to La Ciotat
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Antibes to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
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 Antibes to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Antibes to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CARTREIZE
Phone
0 810 00 13 26
Website
cartreize.com
Bus from P R Krypton to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
cartreize.com
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
Night bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to La Ciotat
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ciotabus
Phone
04 42 08 90 90
Website
ciotabus.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to République
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ciotabus.fr
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 Paris to La Ciotat
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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