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Le Mans to Marseille by train

The journey from Le Mans to Marseille by train is 410.4 mi and takes 6 hr 21 min. There are 44 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:50 AM and the last at 6:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Le Mans to Marseille by train for as little as $46.19 or as much as $165.29. The best price for this journey is $46.19.

Lowest Price$46.19
Journey Duration6 hr 21 min
Connection per Day44
Lowest Price$46.19
Highest Price$165.29
First Departure2:50 AM
Last Departure6:30 PM
Distance410.4 mi
DepartureLe Mans
ArrivalMarseille
CarriersOUIGO, TGVMore

Le Mans to Marseille Train Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

From Le Mans to Marseille by train

The average duration of a train journey from Le Mans to Marseille is 6 hr 21 min. There are approximately 44 trains connecting Le Mans and Marseille per day. The cheapest train ticket from Le Mans to Marseille costs around $46.19.

If you're traveling from Le Mans to Marseille by train, you'll depart from Le Mans station. It is connected to Marseille Saint Charles station. There may not be a direct connection between all stations at both locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services you can take to reach Marseille from Le Mans. Moreover, don't forget to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal conditions.

  • The transportation is provided by the railway company SNCF, and there are several types of trains you can take, such as TGV INOUI, OUIGO, or TER.
  • TGV is the high-speed intercity rail service in France operated by SNCF. Additionally, SNCF offers TGV INOUI, which provides a standard service with an enhanced customer experience, and OUIGO, which is a budget version. If you prefer OUIGO, you can access additional fixed services for an extra fee.
  • You can access free Wi-Fi service on TER trains (only available on new trains), with the Ouifi or Ouifun option on OUIGO, and on TGV INOUI trains depending on the service type you choose.
  • Power outlets are available for a small additional fee on seat selection in OUIGO, customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI, and only modern or commons-usage versions on TER trains.
  • Except for TER trains, you can choose your seats. However, please note that factors influencing seat selection also impact the price.
  • There is no size limit for luggage on TER trains as long as they can be carried individually and fit in the designated luggage spaces on your train. Bicycles can be brought on board for free but without a reservation. OUIGO offers two types of luggage options, including the basic fare. It measures 36 x 27 x 15 cm for two carry-on bags or 36 x 27 x 15 cm for one carry-on bag or 55 x 35 x 25 cm for one carry-on bag. Strollers are included in your ticket. For additional luggage or bulky items such as bicycles, scooters, skis, or musical instruments, you can bring them with you under certain conditions. There is no weight limit for your luggage on TGV INOUI, but you must be able to carry your luggage yourself and label them. You can also bring your bicycle for an additional fee.
  • On OUIGO and TER trains, there is no onboard catering or bar service. Many TGV trains have café cars where you can find snacks or drinks, and on TGV INOUI service, you can order from your seat and have it delivered.

The train between Le Mans and Marseille is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Marseille. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. After reaching Marseille, you will find a variety of different activities awaiting you. The city offers a range of options for things to do and places to see, ensuring that everyone can enjoy themselves. You can take a leisurely stroll in the Vieux-Port, which is very close to Marseille Saint Charles station, and enjoy a delightful meal with a view. Additionally, the Fort Saint-Jean is located in the Vieux-Port, and the MUCEM museum is connected to it by a small bridge. You absolutely must add the Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde to your list of places to visit, as you can easily see it from the historic station building.

If you are planning to travel from Le Mans to Marseille by train, allow us the privilege of aiding you in the meticulous planning of your journey. We check thousands of destinations by train, bus, and plane to assist you in finding the best price. If you want to see the best prices for all modes of transportation between Le Mans and Marseille, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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Cheap train tickets from Le Mans to Marseille
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Le Mans to Marseille.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Le Mans to Marseille, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Le Mans to Marseille.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $44.11 to $127.60 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 65% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Le Mans to Marseille

The cheapest Le Mans - Marseille train tickets can be found for as low as $60.09 if you’re lucky, or $85.06 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $110.70.

Find the best day to travel to Marseille by train

When travelling to Marseille by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Le Mans to Marseille

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO, TER and TGV inOui when traveling from Le Mans to Marseille.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board OUIGO, TGV and TGV inOui from Le Mans to Marseille
Compare services on board when travelling from Le Mans to Marseille by train.
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Le Mans to Marseille CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
46.23kg
Bus
49.54kg
Flight
132.09kg
Car
105.68kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Le Mans to Marseille by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Le Mans and Marseille are 46.23kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Le Mans and Marseille? By taking the train between Le Mans and Marseille you will save 85.86kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.31kg compared to a bus and 59.45kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Le Mans to Marseille?
A train ticket from Le Mans to Marseille is $114.63. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $46.19.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Le Mans to Marseille?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Le Mans to Marseille is $46.19. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Le Mans and Marseille by train?
Le Mans to Marseille is 410.4 mi.
How long does the train between Le Mans and Marseille take?
Le Mans to Marseille is on average 6 hr 21 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 48 min.
Which companies operate from Le Mans to Marseille?
The train journey from Le Mans to Marseille is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, TGV, TGV inOui, TER and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Le Mans to Marseille?
Le Mans to Marseille has 44 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Le Mans to Marseille leave?
The earliest train from Le Mans to Marseille departs at 2:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Le Mans to Marseille depart?
The latest train from Le Mans to Marseille departs at 6:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Le Mans to Marseille in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $46.19 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Le Mans to Marseille?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Le Mans to go to Marseille.
What's the fastest journey time between Le Mans to Marseille by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Le Mans and Marseille is 4 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Le Mans to Marseille?
Yes, there is a direct train between Le Mans and Marseille.
What are the CO2 emissions for Le Mans to Marseille by train?
The train journey from Le Mans to Marseille creates 46.23kg of CO2 emissions.

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