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Taking the train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille in 1 hour 36 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 2 hours 18 minutes to travel the 125 km from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 36 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 21 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either SNCF or Renfe-SNCF trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille start from $11.41 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Marseille? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille by train

It takes an average of 2h 18m to travel from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille by train, over a distance of around 78 miles (125 km). There are normally 21 trains per day traveling from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille and tickets for this journey start from $11.41 when you book in advance.

First train

05:35

Last train

20:55

Departure station

Montpellier St-Roch

Arrival station

Marseille

Journey time

1h 36m

Distance

125 miles (78 km)

Frequency

21 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $11.41

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, Renfe-SNCF, ALSA

Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:07 11:24 3h 17m, 2 changes
09:58 11:34 1h 36m, direct
10:13 12:56 2h 43m, 2 changes
10:13 13:22 3h 9m, 1 change
11:58 13:38 1h 40m, direct
12:13 14:46 2h 33m, 2 changes
12:13 15:12 2h 59m, 1 change
13:58 15:37 1h 39m, direct
14:36 16:47 2h 11m, direct
15:56 17:35 1h 39m, direct

Intercités, TER, SNCF and Renfe-SNCF trains from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille

You can travel from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille on Intercités, TER, SNCF and Renfe-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.

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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).

Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille

The price of train tickets from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille starts at $11.41 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 Montpellier St-Roch 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 Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille

Want to know more about your journey from Montpellier St-Roch 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 Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille take?

The average journey time by train between Montpellier St-Roch and Marseille is 2 hours and 18 minutes, with around 21 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 Montpellier St-Roch and Marseille by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille cost?

Train tickets from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille can start from as little as $11.41 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 Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Montpellier St-Roch 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 Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille leave?

The first train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille leaves at 05:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille leave?

The last train from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille leaves at 20:55. 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 Montpellier St-Roch and Marseille by train?

Trains travelling from Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille cover a distance of around 78 miles (125 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Montpellier St-Roch to Marseille for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. 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 01/23/2023 for travel on 01/23/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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