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There are 5 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Marseille by train, bus or car

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec

$35 - $65

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Train, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Ville Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Marseille

$14 - $36

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Train SNCF  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Ville Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv

$44 - $73

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Marseille-St-Charles - Nice-Ville

$33 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Marseille 150.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Marseille is to train and bus which costs 11€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Marseille is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ventimiglia to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Gare de Marseille-St-Charles via Gare de Nice-Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Marseille-Saint-Charles. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Ventimiglia and Marseille is 188 km. The road distance is 241.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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The train from Ventimiglia to Marseille-Saint-Charles takes 3 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Ventimiglia to Marseille bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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Ventimiglia to Marseille train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Marseille is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 117.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy and Marseille, France?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Ventimiglia to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Thello also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ventimiglia to Marseille via Nice and Gare de Nice-Ville in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
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 Ventimiglia to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
thello.com
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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $24
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Trenitalia

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 Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.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
Bus operators
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 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Ventimiglia to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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Ventimiglia to Marseille bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Ventimiglia to Marseille train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Marseille-Saint-Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ventimiglia to Marseille is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Ventimiglia to Marseille.

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