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Brussels to Marseille by train
Fastest journey4hr 51m
Trains per day12
Avg. journey time5hr 26m
Travelling from Brussels to Marseille by train
Fast trains from Brussels to Marseille take around 4 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 842 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Marseille.
1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Marseille?
Direct trains from Brussels to Marseille have been found.
We usually find around 12 direct trains on the route from Brussels to Marseille every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Marseille?
The Brussels to Marseille train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brussels to Marseille train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Marseille is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:09 and the last train is around 12:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 06:27, and the last at 16:17.
What's the Brussels to Marseille train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Brussels to Marseille are $85.47.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $211 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $128. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Brussels to Marseille train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 7 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brussels to Marseille by train.
Which train companies operate between Brussels and Marseille?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Marseille, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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TGV or Thalys
It is very easy to travel by train from Brussels to Marseille, with direct trains serving this route each day. The majority of the trains are TGVs run by French rail operator SNCF, but some services during summer are operated by Thalys. If the timing of the direct trains from Brussels to Marseille does not suit your schedule, there are additional options requiring a change of train at Lille Europe or Lyon Part Dieu.
The route goes south-west from Brussels through Picardie and then skirts the eastern edge of Paris. After that it’s a quick journey south through Burgundy to cross the River Rhône east of Lyon. Almost before you know it, your train is in Provence. The last half hour of the journey offers fine views of the landscapes celebrated in the paintings of Cézanne.
Bruxelles-Midi to Marseille-St-Charles
Trains to Marseille leave from Brussels Midi station for the journey to the Riviera. The TGV services all stop at Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV, Lyon Part Dieu and Avignon TGV. The summer-season Thalys services on this route run non-stop from Brussels to Valence and then stop twice more on their journey to Marseille. Whether you take a TGV or Thalys train, arrival in Marseille is at St-Charles station, from where it is just a 10-minute walk through the Quartier Belsunce to the old port.
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