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Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train

The journey from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train is 16.37 mi and takes 0 hr 34 min. There are 102 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:18 AM and the last at 11:09 PM. It is possible to travel from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train for as little as $5.60 or as much as $53.37. The best price for this journey is $5.60.

Lowest Price$5.60
Journey Duration0 hr 34 min
Connection per Day102
Lowest Price$5.60
Highest Price$53.37
First Departure5:18 AM
Last Departure11:09 PM
Distance16.37 mi
DepartureMarseille
ArrivalAix-en-Provence
CarriersTER, OUIGOMore

Marseille to Aix-en-Provence Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

Traveling by train from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence

The average duration of a train journey from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence is 0 hr 34 min. There are approximately 102 trains connecting Marseille and Aix-en-Provence per day. The cheapest train ticket from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence costs around $5.60.

If you're traveling from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train, you'll depart from Marseille Saint Charles train station. This station is connected to Aix-en-Provence TGV train station. There might not be a direct connection between all the stations in these two locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services that you can take to reach Aix-en-Provence from Marseille. Moreover, remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding 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 depending on the service type you choose, the features of your free Wi-Fi on TGV INOUI trains are more advanced.
  • 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 Marseille and Aix-en-Provence is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Aix-en-Provence. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. After arriving in Aix-en-Provence, you'll find a wide range of activities to enjoy. The city offers something for everyone, with various options for things to do and places to see. One of the must-visit sites in Aix-en-Provence is the Marseilleh Cathedral of Saint Sauveur, located just a 15-minute walk from the train station. For a more scenic and green experience, take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Cours Mirabeau. Art enthusiasts will be thrilled by the opportunity to visit the Granet Museum, which houses an exciting collection of paintings, sculptures, and archaeological artifacts. Make sure to add the Atelier Cézanne, the former workshop of Cézanne turned museum, to your itinerary as well! In addition to these attractions, there are plenty of other things to do in Aix-en-Provence. Explore the charming streets of the Old Town (Vieil Aix), immerse yourself in the history and heritage of the city at the Musée du Vieil Aix, and find tranquility in the Pavillon de Vendôme's gardens. Near the Aix-en-Provence train station, you can visit the Vasarely Foundation, dedicated to the works of Victor Vasarely, and admire the architectural beauty of the Saint-Jean-de-Malte Church.

If you are planning to travel from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence 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 Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence, 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 Marseille to Aix-en-Provence.

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 $5.60 to $7.66 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 27% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence

The cheapest Marseille - Aix-en-Provence train tickets can be found for as low as $5.18 if you’re lucky, or $6.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $7.22.

Find the best day to travel to Aix-en-Provence by train

When travelling to Aix-en-Provence 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.

Ticket types and facilities from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TER when traveling from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence.

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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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.
Services on board TER, OUIGO and TGV from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence
Compare services on board when travelling from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train.
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Marseille to Aix-en-Provence CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
1.84kg
Bus
1.98kg
Flight
5.27kg
Car
4.22kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence are 1.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence? By taking the train between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence you will save 3.43kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.14kg compared to a bus and 2.38kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence?
A train ticket from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence is $9.36. 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 $5.60.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence is $5.60. 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 Marseille and Aix-en-Provence by train?
Marseille to Aix-en-Provence is 16.37 mi.
How long does the train between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence take?
Marseille to Aix-en-Provence is on average 0 hr 34 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence?
The train journey from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER, OUIGO, Renfe, TGV, Navette aéroport Marseille-Provence and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence?
Marseille to Aix-en-Provence has 102 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence leave?
The earliest train from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence departs at 5:18 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 Marseille to Aix-en-Provence depart?
The latest train from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence departs at 11:09 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 Marseille to Aix-en-Provence 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 $5.60 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 Marseille to Aix-en-Provence?
There are on average 94 direct connection(s) from Marseille to go to Aix-en-Provence.
What's the fastest journey time between Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence is 0 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct train from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence?
Yes, there is a direct train between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence.
What are the CO2 emissions for Marseille to Aix-en-Provence by train?
The train journey from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence creates 1.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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