There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Marseille by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train TGV  •  3 h 23 min

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

$140 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus / ...

$40 - $75

6 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Villefranche-s-Saone
  2. Take the train from Villefranche-s-Saone to Vienne
  3. Take the train from Vienne to Marseille-St-Charles

$110 - $161

Rideshare  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Marseille 483.3 miles

$59

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Marseille 483.4 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS

$55 - $250

Fly Paris CDG to Marseille  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS

$62 - $282

Fly Paris Orly to Nice, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nice (NCE) ORY - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station

$83 - $240

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Marseille hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Marseille every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 10 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Tuesday, Thursday and 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 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
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
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
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
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
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
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.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
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris-Bercy to Villefranche-s-Saone
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $150
Train from Villefranche-s-Saone to Vienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Vienne to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Marseille
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport - Terminal 1 to Marseille - Gare Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Marseille
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$59
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Marseille is 661 km. The road distance is 773 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Marseille is to rideshare which costs 50€ and takes 8 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Paris to Marseille is to fly which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 45€ - 220€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille-St-Charles takes 3 h 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.