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

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Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Perpignan to Marseille-St-Charles

$50 - $75

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Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus / ...

$12 - $35

4 alternative options

Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Perpignan to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic

$59 - $87

Bus Isilines  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Aix-en-Provence

$25 - $88

Rideshare  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Perpignan to Marseille 197.9 miles

$25

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Perpignan to Marseille 197.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Perpignan to Marseille is to bus which costs 10€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perpignan to Marseille is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Perpignan and arriving at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perpignan and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Perpignan and Marseille is 213 km. The road distance is 316.3 km.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Perpignan to Marseille-St-Charles takes 3 h 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Perpignan to Marseille bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Perpignan station.

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Perpignan to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Perpignan station.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Marseille is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Perpignan to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 133 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Perpignan to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Perpignan to Marseille 4 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route once 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Perpignan to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Perpignan (Station) to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Perpignan to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perpignan to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Perpignan to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Perpignan to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.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 Perpignan to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Perpignan to Marseille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station.

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Perpignan to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perpignan to Marseille is 316 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Perpignan to Marseille.

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

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There are 1484+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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

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