Paris to Marseille Train Tickets



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Making the scenic trip from Paris to Marseille by train will have you glued to the window as you enjoy all the beautiful French landscapes passing you by. The ultra-comfortable, super-smooth TGV high-speed train line operated by SNCF will transport you between the two famed French cities in as little as 3 hours and 17 minutes’ time. While en route, take advantage of the top-notch onboard services and amenities such as deluxe food and drinks at the TGV café-bar.

Paris, commonly-referred to as the “City of Light”, is the nation’s capital and home to several world-renowned attractions including the Louvre art museum and Eiffel Tower. Marseille, situated in the Provence region of southeastern France, is the country’s oldest city, where its trademark harbor, picturesque coastline and Panier district are all yours to discover!

Your “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” can be purchased here. Simply print it out at home upon email delivery and you’re set to travel from Paris to Marseille by train, seat reservation included.

Journey Details


Trains depart every hour (every 20 minutes during peak times) with an average of 16 direct departures daily

Travel time

3 hours and 17 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations

Paris Gare de Lyon and Marseille St. Charles

Train features

SNCF TGV high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 300km/h
Ticket Fares

The “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates for single trips in either First or Second Class. There are three ticket fare options to choose from:

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - High Flex

Fully refundable prior to the departure date

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Mid Flex

Refundable up to 1 day prior to the departure date (a cancellation fee applies)

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flex

No refunds allowed
Ticket Classes

Second Class

  • Comfortable, standard-quality seats with head and foot rests
  • Brightly-lit coaches
  • Friendly, efficient customer service

First Class

  • Spacious, premium-quality reclining seats with added legroom for maximum comfort
  • Individual power sockets for charging personal electronic devices
  • Courtesy reading lamp at each seat
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 4 and 11 (inclusive) are eligible for a reduced fare. Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Deluxe food and drink service at the TGV Bar, featuring a wide variety of hot meals, light snacks, sweets and beverages
  • Convenient luggage storage spaces at each seat
  • WiFi internet access
  • Designated family seating areas
  • Baby changing facilities
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your SNCF e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-Ticket Delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print at home and is valid for travel from Paris to Marseille by train.

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