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Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train

It takes an average of 12h 4m to travel from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train, over a distance of around 495 miles (797 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $49.81 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 42m
PriceFrom $49.81
Distance495 miles (797 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationMarseille St-Charles
Arrival stationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:44 05:58 9h 14m, 1 change
11:49 07:59 8h 10m, 1 change
01:02 01:27 12h 25m, 6 changes
01:02 01:29 12h 27m, 5 changes
01:49 01:27 11h 38m, 6 changes
01:49 01:29 11h 40m, 5 changes
02:10 01:40 11h 30m, 5 changes
03:02 02:02 11h 0m, 2 changes
04:10 07:52 15h 42m, 5 changes
04:10 08:08 15h 58m, 4 changes

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

You can travel from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf on TGV and SNCF 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.

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.

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).

Cheap train tickets from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

The price of train tickets from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf starts at $49.81 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 Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf 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 Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf? 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 Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Marseille St-Charles and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is 12 hours and 4 minutes, with around 20 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 Marseille St-Charles and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is 7 hours and 42 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf can start from as little as $49.81 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 Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

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

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

The first train from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf leaves at 11:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf leaves at 08:44. 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 Marseille St-Charles and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf cover a distance of around 495 miles (797 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Marseille St-Charles.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Marseille St-Charles to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 06/01/2021 for travel on 06/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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