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Travelling from London to Marseille by train

The average journey time by train between London St Pancras and Marseille St Charles is 9 hours and 41 minutes, with 1 train running every day at the moment – use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to check train times and plan your trip accordingly.

Zooming over to France on the Eurostar, your holiday begins from the moment you step on board. Sit back, enjoy the onboard entertainment and maybe have a glass of fizz. With a quick change in Paris or Lille onto a high-speed TGV train, the final leg of the journey speeds by. Before you know it, you’re in Marseille without ever leaving the ground!

Still unsure about when your next trip from London St Pancras to Marseille St Charles will be? Don’t worry – if you get Eurostar’s flexible ticket, you can buy your ticket today and travel when you feel ready. Flexible tickets allow you to change your booking for free up to 14 days before departure. You’ll just need to pay the difference in fare, just remember that you won’t get a refund if your new ticket is cheaper!

Arriving in Marseille, have a wander along the Old Port or take a tour of MuCEM – the first French museum dedicated to the Mediterranean – both just minutes from Marseille St Charles station.

To enjoy all the perks of travelling by train from London St Pancras to Marseille St Charles, or to find out more, including train schedules, prices and FAQs, please read on.

London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles by train

It takes an average of 6h 56m to travel from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles by train, over a distance of around 624 miles (1004 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles and tickets for this journey start from €78 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 45m
PriceFrom €78
Distance624 miles (1004 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train11:04
Last train12:01
Departure stationLondon St-Pancras
Arrival stationMarseille St-Charles
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaBus

Cheap train tickets from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles

The price of train tickets from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles starts at €78 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 London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles? 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 London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles take?

The average journey time by train between London St-Pancras and Marseille St-Charles is 6 hours and 56 minutes, with around 3 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 London St-Pancras and Marseille St-Charles by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles is 6 hours and 45 minutes.

How much does the train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles cost?

Train ticket prices from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles can start from as little as €78 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles?

No, there are no direct train services from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles. Travelling from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles leave?

The first train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles leaves at 11:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles leave?

The last train from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles leaves at 12:01. 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 London St-Pancras and Marseille St-Charles by train?

Trains travelling from London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles cover a distance of around 624 miles (1004 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Marseille St-Charles to London St-Pancras.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London St-Pancras to Marseille St-Charles for a typical week day using timetable data for . 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 09/04/2021 for travel on 09/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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