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Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille by train

It takes an average of 11h 44m to travel from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille by train, over a distance of around 496 miles (798 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille and tickets for this journey start from $47.96 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 43m
PriceFrom $47.96
Distance496 miles (798 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train02:45
Last train22:12
Departure stationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
Arrival stationMarseille
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF

Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille for venerdì set 24º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
18:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10:50 Marseille St-CharlesICE 9550 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets15h 54m, 2 changes
18:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10:57 Marseille St-CharlesICE 9550 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets16h 1m, 1 change
20:50 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf12:23 Marseille St-CharlesICE 377 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets15h 33m, 3 changes
22:08 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf13:11 Marseille St-Charlesvlexx 29538 vlexx Get tickets15h 3m, 5 changes
02:45 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf13:23 Marseille St-CharlesICE 209 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets10h 38m, 3 changes
05:50 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf14:57 Marseille St-CharlesICE 271 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets9h 7m, 2 changes
06:56 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf15:45 Marseille St-CharlesICE 9586 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 49m, 3 changes
08:57 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf17:11 Marseille St-CharlesICE 9566 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 14m, 1 change
10:06 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf18:57 Marseille St-CharlesICE 71 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 51m, 2 changes
10:50 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf19:45 Marseille St-CharlesICE 277 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 55m, 2 changes
10:57 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf19:45 Marseille St-CharlesICE 9554 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 48m, 3 changes
10:57 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf20:10 Marseille St-CharlesICE 9554 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets9h 13m, 1 change

SNCF and TGV trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille

You can travel from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille on SNCF and TGV trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille

The price of train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille starts at $47.96 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Marseille is 11 hours and 44 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Marseille by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille is 7 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille cost?

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille can start from as little as $47.96 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille leaves at 02:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille leaves at 22:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Marseille by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille cover a distance of around 496 miles (798 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/24/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/01/2021 for travel on 12/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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