Trains to Marseille
TRAVEL TO MARSEILLE
TRAIN TICKETS FROM £49.50* ONE WAY
Bursting with Mediterranean warmth, and sandy beaches, Marseille's the perfect place for sun seekers, seafood lovers and art aficionados to get away from it all.
Thanks to its stint as European Capital of Culture in 2013, Marseille has enjoyed something of a facelift recently and the stunning new MuCEM on the waterfront is well worth a look
Hop on a boat trip and explore Château d'If, perched and its rocky island in the bay. The former prison provided the setting for Alexandre Dumas' Count of Monte Cristo.
Of course no visit would be complete without sampling the local delicacy, bouillabaisse, so settle in for the evening at one of the city's seafront restaurants and watch the world go by over a refreshing pastis
With trains travelling direct** from London from 1 May 2015, you could be in Marseille in 6h27.
* Fare is based on a return journey. Fares start at £99 for a return ticket in Standard class from London St Pancras International or Ashford International to Marseille St Charles. For journeys to the UK, customers will need to leave the train at Lille Europe for security and immigration checks. Tickets at this fare are subject to availability and there may be limited availability for travel on specific days and trains. This fare is available at any Eurostar point of sale including eurostar.com. Book early to take advantage of this fare. A £3 fee applies to all credit card bookings.
** On the way to the UK, simply board your train in Marseille Saint-Charles. You won't need to check in or arrive 30 minutes before departure because we'll be doing check-in, security and immigration checks later in the journey at our hub station in Lille. This is because the station in Marseille don't have the facilities to do all the necessary checks. When you arrive in Lille, our on board and station teams will guide you every step of the way.