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Marseille to Bologna by train

The journey from Marseille to Bologna by train is 308.2 mi and takes 11 hr 40 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:50 AM and the last at 10:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Marseille to Bologna by train for as little as $36.00 or as much as $157.95. The best price for this journey is $36.00.

Lowest Price$36.00
Journey Duration11 hr 40 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$36.00
Highest Price$157.95
First Departure5:50 AM
Last Departure10:05 PM
Distance308.2 mi
DepartureMarseille
ArrivalBologna
CarriersTER, Regionale VeloceMore

Marseille to Bologna Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 22, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Marseille to Bologna cost?

On average, a train ticket from Marseille to Bologna will cost you $97.83. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $36.00. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Marseille to Bologna will cost you $97.83. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Marseille to Bologna by train?

The journey between Marseille and Bologna by train is approximately 308.2 mi. It will take you more or less 11 hr 40 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Marseille and Bologna is around 308.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 11 hr 40 min. However, the fastest routes between Marseille and Bologna take 9 hr 48 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Marseille to Bologna leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Marseille at 5:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 10:05 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Marseille to Bologna can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Marseille at 5:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 10:05 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Marseille to Bologna can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Marseille to Bologna route?

You can depart from Marseille at stations such as Séon-Saint-Henry,Picon Busserine,Marseille - Blancarde,Marseille Saint-Charles. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Bologna at the following stations: BOLONIA,Bologna / Borgo Panigale Airport,Bologna Central Station,Casalecchio - Garibaldi. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Marseille and Bologna. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Marseille leave for Bologna?

The route from Marseille to Bologna is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Marseille 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Marseille to Bologna, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 6 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Marseille to Bologna. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Marseille to Bologna, 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 Bologna.

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 $37.03 to $102.53 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 64% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Marseille to Bologna

The cheapest Marseille - Bologna train tickets can be found for as low as $46.84 if you’re lucky, or $67.84 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $102.53.

Find the best day to travel to Bologna by train

When travelling to Bologna 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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

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 Duplex is a high-speed train operated by the French national railway company, SNCF. It is a double-decker train that can reach speeds of up to 320 km/h (200 mph) and is designed to carry passengers on long-distance journeys. It is also environmentally friendly, with reduced noise levels and lower carbon emissions compared to other modes of transportation. This train type is included in the TGV inOui service.

Ticket types and facilities from Marseille to Bologna

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, Frecciarossa and TER when traveling from Marseille to Bologna.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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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, TGV Duplex and FlixBus from Marseille to Bologna
Compare services on board when travelling from Marseille to Bologna by train.
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Marseille to Bologna CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
34.72kg
Bus
37.2kg
Flight
99.2kg
Car
79.36kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Marseille to Bologna by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Marseille and Bologna are 34.72kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Marseille and Bologna? By taking the train between Marseille and Bologna you will save 64.48kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.48kg compared to a bus and 44.64kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Marseille to Bologna?
A train ticket from Marseille to Bologna is $97.83. 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 $36.00.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Marseille to Bologna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Marseille to Bologna is $36.00. 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 Bologna by train?
Marseille to Bologna is 308.2 mi.
How long does the train between Marseille and Bologna take?
Marseille to Bologna is on average 11 hr 40 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 48 min.
Which companies operate from Marseille to Bologna?
The train journey from Marseille to Bologna is covered by 8 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER, Regionale Veloce, TGV Duplex, FlixBus, EuroCity, Frecciarossa, TGV, Renfe and TRN.
How many train connections per day go from Marseille to Bologna?
Marseille to Bologna has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Marseille to Bologna leave?
The earliest train from Marseille to Bologna departs at 5:50 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 Marseille to Bologna depart?
The latest train from Marseille to Bologna departs at 10:05 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 Bologna 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 $36.00 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Marseille to Bologna by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Marseille and Bologna is 9 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Marseille to Bologna?
Yes, there is a direct train between Marseille and Bologna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Marseille to Bologna by train?
The train journey from Marseille to Bologna creates 34.72kg of CO2 emissions.

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