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Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train

The journey from Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train is 155.53 mi and takes 3 hr 47 min. There are 40 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:20 AM and the last at 8:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train for as little as $22.58 or as much as $121.40. The best price for this journey is $22.58.

Lowest Price$22.58
Journey Duration3 hr 47 min
Connection per Day40
Lowest Price$22.58
Highest Price$121.40
First Departure5:20 AM
Last Departure8:20 PM
Distance155.53 mi
DepartureSaint-Etienne
ArrivalMarseille
CarriersFlixBus, OUIGOMore

Saint-Etienne to Marseille Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?

Prices will vary when you travel from Saint-Etienne to Marseille. On average, though, you'll pay about $69.93 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $22.58, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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When you're traveling from Saint-Etienne to Marseille, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $69.93. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long is the journey from Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train?

With a distance of 155.53 mi between Saint-Etienne and Marseille, it will usually take 3 hr 47 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hr 47 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Saint-Etienne and Marseille runs for about 155.53 mi and usually takes approximately 3 hr 47 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hr 52 min. If you are trying to get from Saint-Etienne to Marseille as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?

The first daily departure from Saint-Etienne to Marseille leaves at 5:20 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 8:20 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Saint-Etienne and Marseille. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Saint-Etienne to Marseille leaves at 5:20 AM, while the last journey sets out at 8:20 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Saint-Etienne and Marseille. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?

You can depart from Saint-Etienne at stations such as Saint Etienne Chateaucreux,St Etienne la Terrasse. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Marseille at the following stations: Marseille Saint-Charles,Picon Busserine,Séon-Saint-Henry,Marseille - Blancarde. 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 Saint-Etienne and Marseille. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Saint-Etienne to Marseille are there every day?

If you want to get from Saint-Etienne to Marseille, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 40 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Saint-Etienne and Marseille. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 40 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Saint-Etienne to Marseille. 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 Saint-Etienne to Marseille
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Saint-Etienne to Marseille.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Saint-Etienne 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 Saint-Etienne 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Saint-Etienne to Marseille

The cheapest Saint-Etienne - Marseille train tickets can be found for as low as $24.11 if you’re lucky, or $38.45 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $69.77.

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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

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.

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.

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 Saint-Etienne to Marseille

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Saint-Etienne 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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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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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 FlixBus, OUIGO and TGV from Saint-Etienne to Marseille
Compare services on board when travelling from Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train.
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Saint-Etienne to Marseille CO2 Emissions by Train

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17.52kg
Bus
18.77kg
Flight
50.06kg
Car
40.05kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Saint-Etienne and Marseille are 17.52kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Saint-Etienne and Marseille? By taking the train between Saint-Etienne and Marseille you will save 32.54kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.25kg compared to a bus and 22.53kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?
A train ticket from Saint-Etienne to Marseille is $69.93. 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 $22.58.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Saint-Etienne to Marseille is $22.58. 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 Saint-Etienne and Marseille by train?
Saint-Etienne to Marseille is 155.53 mi.
How long does the train between Saint-Etienne and Marseille take?
Saint-Etienne to Marseille is on average 3 hr 47 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 52 min.
Which companies operate from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?
The train journey from Saint-Etienne to Marseille is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, OUIGO, TGV, BlaBlaCar Bus, Totoom, TGV inOui and TER.
How many train connections per day go from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?
Saint-Etienne to Marseille has 40 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Saint-Etienne to Marseille leave?
The earliest train from Saint-Etienne to Marseille departs at 5:20 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 Saint-Etienne to Marseille depart?
The latest train from Saint-Etienne to Marseille departs at 8:20 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 Saint-Etienne 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 $22.58 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 Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Saint-Etienne and Marseille is 2 hr 52 min.
Is there a direct train from Saint-Etienne to Marseille?
Yes, there is a direct train between Saint-Etienne and Marseille.
What are the CO2 emissions for Saint-Etienne to Marseille by train?
The train journey from Saint-Etienne to Marseille creates 17.52kg of CO2 emissions.

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