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Taking the train from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon

Touring the coast of southern France by rail is the ideal way to travel – especially if travellers base themselves at Marseille St-Charles. The premier station in the city, St-Charles offers easy journeys to popular coastal resorts, as well as enticing cities. And if a southern city break is on the cards, there are very few better destinations than Toulon.

You can board a regional TER train or a high-speed TGV train to travel from Marseille to Toulon. It takes just under an hour, or as little as 45-minutes on TGV INOUI services.

One of the world's great ports, Toulon is an incredible destination for lovers of the sea. You’ll find the Museum of the Sea here, which will be a revelation for history fans. The same applies to the Second World War-themed Musée Mémorial du Débarquement, and Toulon's excellent Photography Museum. But it's just as fun to kick back in a restaurant by the harbour and watch the world pass by.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Marseille to Toulon in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times and FAQs.

Marseille St-Charles to Toulon by train

It takes an average of 52m to travel from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 47 trains per day travelling from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon and tickets for this journey start from €3.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 43m
Price€3.30 - €32
Distance30 miles (49 km)
Frequency47 trains per day
Departure stationMarseille St-Charles
Arrival stationToulon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Marseille St-Charles to Toulon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon for Thursday 13th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:37 Marseille Blancarde06:33 ToulonTER 81601 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct
05:58 Marseille St-Charles06:41 ToulonTER 81751 SNCF Get tickets43m, direct
06:07 Marseille Blancarde07:03 ToulonTER 81603 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct
06:37 Marseille Blancarde07:33 ToulonTER 81605 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct
07:07 Marseille Blancarde08:03 ToulonTER 81405 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct
07:37 Marseille Blancarde08:33 ToulonTER 81609 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct
07:58 Marseille St-Charles08:41 ToulonTER 17477 SNCF Get tickets43m, direct
08:07 Marseille Blancarde09:03 ToulonTER 81409 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct
08:28 Marseille St-Charles09:12 ToulonTGV INOUI 6801 SNCF Get tickets44m, direct
08:37 Marseille Blancarde09:33 ToulonTER 81611 SNCF Get tickets56m, direct

TGV, TER, SNCF and Thello trains from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon

You can travel from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon on TGV, TER, SNCF and Thello 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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Thello, part of the Trenitalia Group, is an international railway service that connects France and Italy. Thello trains provide direct connections between Paris and Venice via Dijon, and Marseille and Milan via Nice. Trains between Paris and Venice are night/sleeper trains with three service levels. Choose either Standard shared berth compartments (4-6 berth), a standard bed cabin (1-3 people) which includes a welcome drink, breakfast, bed furnishings and a toiletry set, or treat yourself to a premium cabin (1-2 people) which feature a private bathroom with sink, shower and WC. Trains between Marseille and Milan offer Standard Class seating, as well as First Class, which has wider reclining seats for extra comfort.

Cheap train tickets from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon

Train tickets from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon start at €3.30 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €15.23.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price13.40
on the day
avg. single price15.23

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 Toulon 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Marseille St-Charles to Toulon? 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 Toulon take?

The average journey time by train between Marseille St-Charles and Toulon is 52 minutes, with around 47 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 Toulon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon is 43 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon can start from as little as €3.30 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 Toulon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon without having to change trains. There are 47 direct trains from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon. 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 Toulon leave?

The first train from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon leaves at 22:37. 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 Toulon by train?

Trains travelling from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon cover a distance of around 30 miles (49 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Toulon to Marseille St-Charles. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Marseille St-Charles to Toulon.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Marseille St-Charles to Toulon for a typical week day using timetable data for 13/08/2020. 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 10/08/2020 for travel on 30/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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